Ruben Hernandez, left, is Rod Fadden’s replacement in Sumas as utilities superintendent. (Elisa Claassen/Lynden Tribune)

Fadden ends 31 years in Sumas utilities roles

By Elisa Claassen for the Lynden Tribune SUMAS — Friday, Oct. 30, marked the last day at Sumas City Hall for long-time utilities superintendent Rod Fadden, who also wore other job hats over the decades. ...

Roper, DeBoer selected for Hall of Fame induction

LYNDEN — A pair of local high school boys’ basketball coaches will soon be Hall of Famers. Lynden head coach Brian Roper and Lynden Christian head coach Roger DeBoer are two of six coaches who have ...

Four local cross country teams headed to state

LANGLEY — Nooksack Valley senior Amy Jo Murphy won her second consecutive bi-district title and four local teams qualified for the state championships in what was a strong showing for north Whatcom County ...

Football roundup: Lions, Cubs set for another rematch

LYNDEN — Get ready for Lynden vs. Sedro-Woolley, Part IV. For the fourth time in just more than a year — and the second time in 15 days — the Lions and Cubs will square off. After Sedro-Woolley lost ...

Volleyball roundup: Pioneers oust Meridian, advance to bi-district

BOTHELL — Nooksack Valley advanced to the bi-district tournament with a 25-21, 25-17, 25-22 sweep of Meridian on Saturday in a loser-out district tournament match at Cedar Park. Briana Turner recorded ...

Former LC star’s new assistant coach: NBA great John Stockton

BOZEMAN, Montana — Former Lynden Christian standout Jasmine Hommes, now heading into her senior season on the Montana State University women’s basketball team, will have an opportunity to learn from ...

Ecology director Bellon hears from dairy farmers

LYNDEN ­— Nearly 150 farmers, family members and farm business people packed Peoples Place at the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds on Oct. 29 to meet with Washington State Department of Ecology director ...

Wedding – Torey Erickson & Nathan Louws

Torey Nicole Erickson and Nathan Andrew Louws were united in marriage on Sept. 4, 2015, at Evergreen Gardens in North Whatcom County. A reception followed. The bride is a daughter of Eric and Renae Erickson ...

Births – Colby James Turnberg & Mack David Turnberg

Carrie and Matt Turnberg of Custer welcomed twin sons, Colby James and Mack David, on Sept. 15, 2015, at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle. Colby weighed 4 pounds, 12 ounces, and Mack ...

Birth – Peyton Ann Nonhoff

Janilynn and Kevin Nonhoff of Nooksack welcomed a daughter, Peyton Ann, on Oct. 13, 2015, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. She weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces, and joins Bransyn, 3. Grandparents ...