Election ahead ­— be informed

Some of us have a natural interest in politics, candidates, public issues and how our government runs. For others of us, it can all be a turnoff. Either way, this is the season when political matters are ...

Meetings

Wednesday, Sept. 23 • Lynden School Board, district board room, 1203 Bradley Rd., Lynden, 7 a.m. This will be a board work session on strategic plan, board priorities and facilities planning. • Ag ...

Letters to the editor

Supports Briscoe    I am very excited about the opportunity to elect Bobby Briscoe to our port commission. Making his living fishing for over 40 years, he understands the maritime economy up close ...

Calendar

ONGOING Choral rehearsals Lynden Choral Society rehearsals for Handel’s “Messiah” began on Sept. 21 and continue each Monday at First Christian Reformed Church, 1010 Front St., from 7 to 9:15 p.m. ...

Lynden, LC school systems hosting joint heart screening

LYNDEN — One in 250. While those may not be the type of odds to bet on in Vegas, they’re certainly not the type to bet against when it comes to the heart. Sudden cardiac arrest — a condition in which ...

Football roundup: Trojans, Mountaineers, Lyncs cruise to victories

Meridian 49, Chelan 14    CHELAN — One week after forfeiting a non-league game against Squalicum due to “internal team issues,” Meridian totaled 524 yards of offense and routed Chelan, 49-14, ...

Soccer roundup: Lions score two last-minute goals to draw with Sehome

WHATCOM — Lynden (4-1-1, 1-0-1 Northwest Conference) rallied for two goals in the closing minutes of the match to earn a 2-2 draw with Sehome on Sept. 17. With the Lions trailing 2-0, Peyton Fullner ...

Volleyball roundup: Lyncs tie for fifth at SunDome tourney

YAKIMA — 1A No. 3-ranked Lynden Christian (2-1, 1-0 Northwest Conference) finished tied for fifth place in the 32-team 2A-4A bracket of the SunDome Volleyball Festival on Saturday in Yakima. The Lyncs ...

Meridian girls’ cross country wins South Whidbey Invite

SOUTH WHIDBEY — The Meridian girls’ cross country team edged Lynden Christian for first place out of 14 teams in the Division 2 varsity race of the South Whidbey Invitational on Saturday. Nooksack ...

Hollander shines for Lynden swim team

ANACORTES — Sarah Hollander won two individual races and helped the Lions to a relay victory in the Lynden girls’ swim team’s 120-64 Northwest Conference-opening loss to Anacortes on Sept. 15. Hollander ...