Lynden, LC school systems hosting joint heart screening

LYNDEN — One in 250. While those may not be the type of odds to bet on in Vegas, they’re certainly not the type to bet against when it comes to the heart. Sudden cardiac arrest — a condition in which ...

Football roundup: Trojans, Mountaineers, Lyncs cruise to victories

Meridian 49, Chelan 14    CHELAN — One week after forfeiting a non-league game against Squalicum due to “internal team issues,” Meridian totaled 524 yards of offense and routed Chelan, 49-14, ...

Soccer roundup: Lions score two last-minute goals to draw with Sehome

WHATCOM — Lynden (4-1-1, 1-0-1 Northwest Conference) rallied for two goals in the closing minutes of the match to earn a 2-2 draw with Sehome on Sept. 17. With the Lions trailing 2-0, Peyton Fullner ...

Volleyball roundup: Lyncs tie for fifth at SunDome tourney

YAKIMA — 1A No. 3-ranked Lynden Christian (2-1, 1-0 Northwest Conference) finished tied for fifth place in the 32-team 2A-4A bracket of the SunDome Volleyball Festival on Saturday in Yakima. The Lyncs ...

Meridian girls’ cross country wins South Whidbey Invite

SOUTH WHIDBEY — The Meridian girls’ cross country team edged Lynden Christian for first place out of 14 teams in the Division 2 varsity race of the South Whidbey Invitational on Saturday. Nooksack ...

Hollander shines for Lynden swim team

ANACORTES — Sarah Hollander won two individual races and helped the Lions to a relay victory in the Lynden girls’ swim team’s 120-64 Northwest Conference-opening loss to Anacortes on Sept. 15. Hollander ...
Demolition of the 106-year-old building at 401 Front St. started this week, closing the Fourth Street alley between Front and Judson. This project involves supporting a wall that conjoins with that of neighboring Dutch Mothers Restaurant. Originally a brick building now clad in stucco, this site was for much of its life the Star Market grocery that, into the 1960s, took phone orders from customers and then delivered to homes. Now owned by the city, the site was determined to be unfit for occupancy over a year ago. Cleared, the site will help open up more of a corridor from the downtown area to development south of Front Street. (Courtesy photo)

A tricky takedown

Demolition of the 106-year-old building at 401 Front St. started this week, closing the Fourth Street alley between Front and Judson. This project involves supporting a wall that conjoins with that of ...

Navigating the charter amendments

By Brooke Hanson and Calvin Bratt WHATCOM — Ten proposed changes in the county’s election system come to local voters this fall. Followers of the charter review process will know the ins and outs ...

Marion Kamphouse

Marion Elizabeth (Koetje) Kamphouse was promoted to her heavenly home on Sept. 12, 2015, at the age of 94. A gracious lady, Marion, also known as Mickey, was dearly loved and will be deeply missed by ...

John Nyland

John Nyland was born on Aug. 1, 1923, in Everett to Gerrit and Wilhemina (Hulshof) Nyland, the youngest of eight children. He went home to be with his Lord and Savior after a short illness on Friday, ...