Applications available for Lynden Lighted Parade entry on Dec. 5

LYNDEN — Applications to appear in Lynden’s annual Lighted Christmas Parade are now available. The 25th running of the parade starts at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5, and goes through downtown Lynden ...

Days for Girls in 4th place of Revlon’s fundraising challenge

LYNDEN ­— The local nonprofit Days for Girls is participating in Revlon’s Million Dollar Challenge fundraising campaign, but the last day to give is Thursday, Oct. 29. Lynden-based Days for Girls, ...

Lions club dinner and program honor veterans Nov. 12 in Lynden

LYNDEN ­— Veterans are honored at the annual Veterans Day dinner and program of the Lynden Lions Club at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, in the Lynden Community Center, 401 Grover St. If you plan to attend, ...

Agencies can get WTA day passes

BELLINGHAM — Social and health services agencies can apply for free day passes with Whatcom Transportation Agency, to distribute to clients in 2016. Application are due Dec. 1. Details: www.ridewta.com…. ...

Ballots need just one stamp, but ballot drop boxes are entirely free

BELLINGHAM — Voters have been asking whether two stamps are needed to mail the general election ballots? The short answer is no. Ballots will be delivered to the County Auditor’s office with only one ...

Letters to the editor

Inform your vote    Although George and I are more involved and committed to good government than most people, we were relieved to think through, fill in, secure the envelope and drop our ballots into ...
Student energy and motivation burst forth from the starting line of Lynden Christian Elementary School’s fall jog-a-thon on Sept. 25. The event raised $63,000 to support school technology needs as well as a charitable cause. (Courtesy photos/Becky VanHofwegen)

Running for classrooms

  WHATCOM — There’s a mix of sweat, laughter, high-fives and exercise-friendly music that encompasses a school’s annual jog-a-thon. But there is a lot more to these run-filled events. While ...

Soccer roundup: Hollander leads Lyncs to win in district opener

WHATCOM — Haley Hollander scored a pair of second-half goals to lead Lynden Christian (6-9-2, 3-7-2 Northwest Conference) to a 3-0 win over Cedar Park Christian on Monday in the opening round of the ...

Football roundup: Lions rally, fall in OT; Mountaineers clinch NWC 1A title

LYNDEN — Sterling Somers led Lynden back from a 15-point fourth-quarter deficit to force overtime, but Sedro-Woolley hit a game-winning 20-yard field goal in the extra period to earn a 32-29 win over ...

Volleyball roundup: LC, Nooksack, Meridian gear up for postseason

WHATCOM — After finishing in second place in the Northwest Conference, 1A No. 4-ranked Lynden Christian (12-2, 11-1 NWC) will open district tournament play on Wednesday at LCHS. With a win, the NWC 1A ...