Grant requests to build ‘better Whatcom’ due back Jan. 11

BELLINGHAM — The Whatcom Community Foundation is looking for creativity and imagination in the preparation of grant requests. And money can be the reward for success. “We see the grant application ...

Auditor seeks ‘against’ position on school levies for voters’ guide

WHATCOM — The school districts of Bellingham, Blaine, Lynden, Meridian and Mount Baker all have submitted resolutions for the Feb. 9, 2016 special election ballot proposing property tax levies for maintenance ...

Federal aid asked for post-storm

WASHINGTON — All of the state’s congressional delegation has asked for federal emergency funding to deal with the effects of the recent storms in Washington State. The weather caused incidents ranging ...

Meetings

Wednesday, Dec. 16 • Ag Water Board (coordinating entity of Watershed Improvement Districts), Farm Friends office, 1796 Front St., Lynden, 1 p.m. • Lynden City Council Community Development Committee, ...

Calendar

ONGOING LC Christmas concert Lynden Christian middle and high school music students perform Christmas concerts as follows: grades 5-12 orchestras on Thursday, Dec. 17. All concerts are at 7:30 p.m. in ...

Boys basketball roundup: Bosscher hits game-winning 3 to lift Pioneers over Meridian

WHATCOM — Aaron Bosscher hit a game-winning 3-pointer in the closing seconds to give Nooksack Valley (3-2) a 56-55 non-league home win over Meridian on Dec. 10. Bosscher finished with 18 points and nine ...

Girls basketball roundup: LC, Baker cruise to blowout wins, remain unbeaten

WHATCOM — Lynden Christian (5-0, 1-0 Northwest Conference) rolled to a pair of blowout victories to continue its unbeaten start to the season. On Dec. 8, the Lyncs cruised past Sedro-Woolley for a 76-27 ...

Boys wrestling: Four Pioneers earn second-place tournament medals

BELLEVUE — The Nooksack Valley boys wrestling team finished in fifth place at the Iron Sharpens Iron tournament on Saturday at Bellevue Christian High School. Four Pioneers placed second in their respective ...

Girls wrestling: Nooksack Valley’s Bruntil, Whittern win tournament titles

TACOMA — Nooksack Valley’s Emma Bruntil (125 pounds) and Nicole Whittern (150) won titles in their respective weight classes at the Judy Emry Invite girls’ wrestling tournament on Saturday at Foss ...

Lynden boys swimmers improving while facing tough competition

ANACORTES — The Lynden boys swim team fell to defending 2A state champion Anacortes, 139-41, in a dual meet on Dec. 10. Three Lions earned district-qualifying times in the meet: Cameron Smith in the ...