Korthuis makes Dean’s Honor List

Jenah Korthuis, daughter of Steve and Robin Korthuis of Lynden, was named to the Cedarville University (Ohio) Dean’s Honor List for the 2015 fall semester. Jenah is a freshman majoring in special education.

Our Voice: Vote yes on local school levies

The portion of public school costs borne by the local property tax levy keeps rising in Washington. It is now pegged at 20 to 23 percent of school districts’ budgets in Whatcom County. The state has ...

Levy programs critical to overall student success

This is a guest opinion from Tammy Yoder, chair of the Citizens for Lynden Schools Committee.   I would like to take a moment to thank you for your support in the passage of the construction bond for ...

Letters to the editor

Looking forward to life as a Lyndenite As a new resident of Lynden, I wanted to say how excited I am to be here. Like the Judsons, we were also searching for an ideal home and we found it. I have never ...

Meetings

Thursday, Jan. 28 • Lynden School Board, middle school library, 516 Main St., Lynden, 6:30 p.m. The board hears a budget update and holds a work session. • Whatcom County Planning Commission, Planning ...

’Catfight for Cancer’ raises nearly $6,000

LYNDEN — The second-annual Catfight for Cancer was another resounding success.   The two-night promotion at last week’s Lynden-LC rivalry basketball games raised just short of $6,000 for the PeaceHealth ...

Girls basketball roundup: Pioneers upset 2A top-ranked Burlington

WHATCOM — Nooksack Valley (10-6, 4-3 Northwest Conference) upset 2A top-ranked Burlington with a 55-48 victory on Jan. 20, handing the visiting Tigers just their second loss of the season. Katrina Gimmaka ...

Boys basketball roundup: Soares carries Mountaineers past Nooksack Valley

WHATCOM — Timothy Soares scored 17 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead 1A No. 5-ranked Mount Baker (11-5, 5-3 Northwest Conference) to a 60-53 league win over Nooksack Valley on Friday. The visiting ...

Baker girls wrestling wins tournament; Lynden places fourth

LAKEWOOD — The Mount Baker girls wrestling team won the Lady Lipstick Open on Saturday at Lakes High School. The Mountaineers had three individual champions, five finalists and 11 wrestlers who placed ...

Lynden boys wrestling places second in own tournament

LYNDEN — Jonathan Lara and Brody Weinheimer each won titles in their weight classes as the Lynden boys wrestling team placed second in the Lynden Tournament on Saturday. The host Lions finished with ...