Lighted Christmas Parade part of busy Dec. 4-5 weekend

LYNDEN — The Lighted Christmas Parade is set for Saturday, Dec. 5, as part of a busy weekend of holiday-themed events planned by the Lynden Chamber of Commerce. Here’s a summary: Holiday Dessert Baking ...

Somers commits to play basketball at Seattle Pacific

LYNDEN — Lynden senior Sterling Somers has committed to playing Division II basketball at Seattle Pacific University, the two-sport athlete announced on Sunday. “I’ve always wanted to play college ...

Football roundup: Mountaineers, Trojans advance to state

Mount Baker 56, Sultan 7 BELLINGHAM — Jed Schleimer broke Mount Baker’s single-season rushing record with another big performance and led the Mountaineers to a 56-7 rout of Sultan on Friday night in ...

Volleyball roundup: Lyncs win bi-district; Pioneers eliminated

REDMOND — The Lynden Christian volleyball team won the bi-district title with a 25-16, 25-16, 25-19 victory over Annie Wright on Saturday at Overlake High School. Kara Bajema led the Lyncs (15-2) with ...

Soccer roundup: Lyncs, Trojans eliminated in bi-district

BELLINGHAM — The Lynden Christian girls’ soccer team’s season came to an end with a 2-1 loss to Bear Creek on Nov. 3 in a loser-out bi-district tournament match at Civic Stadium. Following an 18th-minute ...

Registration open for local high school rec basketball league

LYNDEN — Registration is open for the Northwest Youth Basketball League until Friday, Nov. 20, or until the league is full. The NYBL is a recreational league for boys and girls in grades 9-12 who don’t ...

Roderic Perry – 65th birthday

Roderic Perry of Everson is celebrating his 65th birthday. Friends and family are invited to an open house in his honor at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 15, in the Clearbrook Lutheran Church, at the corner ...

Jeffrey Van Den Top

Jeffrey Van Den Top, longtime resident of Mount Vernon, quietly passed away at home on Nov. 4, 2015, after a hard-fought battle with cancer. He was 64 years old. Jeff was the second of five children born ...

Sterling Anderson

Sterling “Bud” Anderson went to be with his Lord and Savior on Nov. 5, 2015, at home with family by his side. He was born in Lynden on March 5, 1921, to Emil and Esther Anderson. He is survived by ...

Wilhelmina TenKley

Wilhelmina “Minnie” TenKley, age 98, of Lynden, went to Heaven on Thursday morning, Nov. 5, 2015, at the Christian Health Care Center. She was born May 20, 1917, in Chandler, Minnesota, to parents ...