Athlete of the Week

When Mount Baker needed someone to step up on offense Friday night at Squalicum, junior Reuben Murashov didn’t hesitate. The 6-4 forward took control of the tempo for the Mountaineers and finished the ...

Slow start dooms Mount Baker in loss

BELLINGHAM — Slow starts have haunted Mount Baker throughout the 17 games so far this season. The Mountaineers, who are 5-12, showcased that Friday night in a tough 74-56 loss at Squalicum. After staying ...
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From migrant travel to steady role model

LYNDEN — Lynden 17-year-old Jose Martinez walked up the stairs of the Sonlight Community Church on Monday afternoon. It’s a walk he’s done over 1,000 times. The moment he enters through the doors, ...
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Earning it the hard way

BELLINGHAM — If there’s anyone who understands battling adversity, it’s Chris Mitchell. The Nooksack Valley High School alum and Western Washington power forward has seen it all when it comes to ...
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Hoopin’ with the brothers Garcia

BURLINGTON — As the shots kept pouring in Monday night for Burlington-Edison, Meridian guard Edward Garcia looked on from the bench with despair. Over four minutes had passed and the Tigers had jumped ...

Newman makes the call

It’s been a long and exciting recruitment process for Lynden senior Caleb Newman, but the 6-3, 225-pound prospect made his college choice on Tuesday night. [[more]] Newman is headed to Army. The ...

Small city, big dreams for Lions

LYNDEN — Decision day is two weeks away. For several Lynden High football prospects, their performances during back-to-back 2A state championships hasn’t gone unnoticed by college scouts. Lion standouts ...

No underdog here

SPOKANE — The Nooksack Valley girls wrestling team continues to build on an already impressive season. Over the weekend, the Pioneers tripped to Spokane to participate in the Dream Duals Wresting Tournament. ...
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Sumas inventor brings us ‘Icy Light’

SUMAS — Sumas resident Jeff Latham still thinks about the cold winter day back in 2005. He was living in Bethel, Alaska and woke up near the crack of dawn to get ready for work. He was a bus driver for ...
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Shine bright like a diamond

LYNDEN — M-V-P, M-V-P. Those chants echoed through Jake Maberry Gymnasium Friday night with Lynden up 52-48 over cross-town rival Lynden Christian as John Shine stepped to the free-throw line. There ...