Taking it to the street

LYNDEN — The amount of basketball talent in Whatcom County has been high throughout history. There’s no denying that, and each weekend in mid-July that talent is displayed in full force. This summer ...

Life with Lio: A month to remember in Seattle

SEATTLE — As some of you may recall, I wrote a column a few weeks ago calling out the Seattle Mariners’ hitters for their lack of success. I had had enough of what I was seeing night in and night out. ...
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Lady Washington, Hawaiian Chieftain offer tours

BELLINGHAM — Beginning this Friday, residents of Whatcom County will have the opportunity to tour some historical tall ships at the Squalicum Harbor Marina in Bellingham. The two ships that will be available ...
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Moving forward and giving back

LYNDEN — The scenes are all too familiar in his head. It’s a moment Lynden Christian alum Greg Burgers won’t be forgetting. It was spring 2006 and he and his Lync teammates just took down the rest ...

Life with Lio: Underestimating experience

LYNDEN — It has been some rough times for me recently here in Lynden. For the last seven weeks or so, I’ve woken up at least once a week with my body in some serious agony. Ice packs are applied to ...
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Lobos give it their all in Wenatchee

WENATCHEE — When Lynden Lobos manager Clyde Libolt prepared his team for the 12U state tournament last weekend, he knew his kids had put in the hard work to be ready for competition. Being used to playing ...
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Sumas shooting stars

Thousands of sun-soaked visitors streamed into Sumas Saturday for a parade, events and a fireworks show as part of the city’s annual Community Days…. This content is for subscribers only. Already ...
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Stuffing full a ministry for kids

LYNDEN — Helping others can be a powerful feeling and Bellingham resident Lisa Stewart takes that to heart. Stewart is the founder of a local nonprofit, Gifts for the Heart International, which focuses ...
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NFL takes over Whatcom County

FERNDALE — Michael Koenen lined up at quarterback at Ferndale High School on Saturday morning. Draped in Tampa Bay Buccaneers gear, a team he’s played for since 2011, the Golden Eagle alumni had a ...
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Friday night lights

If you’re like me, after a long day of work or studying, you turn on your television set in the evening and head straight to ESPN to check out what’s been going on in the sports world. Over the last ...