2 upcoming State Parks free days

OLYMPIA — Two dates in June are “free days” at Washington State Parks, not requiring the Discover Pass for day-use visiting. The days are: Saturday, June 4, in recognition of National Trails Day, ...

Letters to the editor

Success for Lynden’s Letter Carriers food drive On Saturday, May 14, the Lynden Letter Carriers coordinated the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, which collected almost 10,400 pounds of food for the Project ...

Meetings

Wednesday, May 25 • Whatcom County Lodging Tax Advisory Committee, fifth-floor conference room, County Courthouse, 311 Grand Ave., Bellingham, 2 p.m. • Meridian School Board, Meridian High School library, ...

Calendar

WEDNESDAY SPI candidates here Six candidates for the state Superintendent of Public Instruction post speak at a 6:30 p.m. forum Wednesday, May 25, at Bellingham High School, 2020 Cornwall Ave. Ashley book ...

Baseball roundup: Rawls leads Pioneers to quarterfinals with three-hitter

CASTLE ROCK — After snapping an eight-year state-tournament drought last season, Nooksack Valley took another step forward this postseason by earning the program’s first state tournament win since ...

Softball roundup: LC tops Baker to advance to state

SEDRO-WOOLLEY — Top-seeded Lynden Christian clinched a state tournament berth with a 9-6 elimination win over Mount Baker in the 1A bi-district tournament on Saturday, May 21, at Janicki Fields. The ...

Boys track roundup: Lions claim 2A district title

SHORELINE — Lynden took first place out of 13 teams in the 2A district championships on Friday, May 20, at Shoreline Stadium. The Lions earned 100 points, six more than second-place Sehome. The top three ...

Girls track roundup: Rusnak, Lyncs shine in 1A bi-district meet

SHORELINE — Lynden Christian junior Hannah Rusnak, senior teammate Sarah Ball and the Lyncs’ relay teams starred as LC took third place out of 14 schools in the 1A bi-district championships on Saturday, ...

Skillman named new Nooksack Valley boys basketball coach

EVERSON — Nooksack Valley has selected former standout player Rich Skillman as its new boys’ basketball head coach, according to a Wednesday, May 18, release from principal Matt Galley. Skillman has ...

Boys golf roundup: Lynden’s Arneson wins 2A district championship

BURLINGTON — Lynden senior Ezra Arneson finished with a 36-hole 143 to take first place in the 2A boys district tournament on Tuesday, May 17, at Skagit Golf & Country Club. Arneson, a Western Washington ...