Trojans hang tough in district tournament

  SEDRO-WOOLLEY — Meridian had a rough regular season, finishing in last place in the Northwest Conference 1A standings and suffering a number of blowout defeats.   But the Trojans weren’t ...

Lyncs win wild high-scoring affair, put late scare into South Whidbey

  SEDRO-WOOLLEY — Lynden Christian mustered just two hits off towering 6-0 Sultan pitcher Shelby Jeffries in a 10-3 opening-round bi-district loss on Thursday.   But the Lyncs responded later ...

Annual Camels Club fishing derby June 13

LYNDEN — The Loyal Order of Camels Club annual kids’ fishing derby is set for June 13 in Fishtrap Creek at Lynden City Park.   Registration is from 8 to 9 a.m. (there is no fee for participation ...

Letters to the Editor — May 27, 2015

The discussion of Acme Ice Cream’s language   This is in response to Mr. Wallcot’s letter of outrage in your May 13 issue regarding the “foul language” in the Acme Ice Cream advertisements ...

Looking at fossil fuels a bit differently

by Don Brunell   While protesters were trying to block a Shell oil rig from docking in Elliott Bay, a team of surgeons and nurses at Vancouver’s Legacy Salmon Creek Hospital was replacing my left ...

Organization finds draft EIS deficient for county’s Comprehensive Plan

County is in process of broad planning update   WHATCOM — The draft Environmental Impact Statement for Whatcom County’s Comprehensive Plan update and Urban Growth Areas review prepared by a Seattle ...

Michael Cox is library system’s deputy director

  WHATCOM — The Whatcom County Library System welcomes Michael Cox, relocating from Pueblo, Colorado, as new deputy director.   As former director of public services for the Pueblo City-County ...

Beckett Thomas Reynolds — Birth

Malia and Jeffrey Reynolds of Everson welcomed a son, Beckett Thomas, on April 29, 2015, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. He weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces. Grandparents are Troy and ...

Irene Rasmussen — 90th birthday

Irene (Zwiers) Rasmussen of Lynden is celebrating her 90th birthday. Friends and family are invited to an open house celebration planned by her children on Saturday, May 30, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Lynden ...

Meridian names Forbes new high school principal

  LAUREL ­— Derek Forbes, currently assistant principal at Mt. Baker Jr./Sr. High School, has been selected as new principal at Meridian High School.   The school board gave approval at its ...