Pioneers blow lead, lose to first-place Ferndale

  WHATCOM — Nooksack Valley (4-12, 1-7 Northwest Conference) lost to first-place Ferndale, 7-3, on April 21 in a weather-shortened, six-inning game. The Pioneers held a 2-1 lead, but gave up six ...

Meridian celebrates unveiling of new athletic recognition wall

  LAUREL — Meridian High School celebrated the unveiling of a revamped athletic recognition wall on Saturday. The wall, located in the foyer outside the gym, features approximately 350 posters honoring ...

Weinheimer places fourth in Reno Worlds Championships

  RENO, Nevada — Lynden sophomore wrestler Brody Weinheimer, a state tournament alternate this past season, earned fourth place in the Flo Reno Worlds Championships April 10-12 in Reno, Nevada.   The ...

Birth — Demri Jade Visser

Kylee and Darrell Visser of Bellingham welcomed a daughter, Demri Jade, on March 14, 2015, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. She weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces, and joins her sister Brielle, ...

Birth — Russell Elliot Diacogiannis

Hannah and Joshua Diacogiannis of Spokane welcomed a son, Russell Elliot, on April 13, 2015, at Deaconess Medical Center in Spokane. He weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces. Grandparents are Guy and Carol Smith, ...

Birth — Kaylee Dawn Heeringa

Leea and Dan Heeringa of Sumas welcomed a daughter, Kaylee Dawn, on March 28, 2015, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. She weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces, and joins Maddie, 2 1/2. Grandparents ...
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Engagement — Katlyn Fast & Theron Vis

Katlyn Rose Fast and Theron Judson Vis, both of Lynden, announce their engagement and plans for an Aug. 1, 2015 wedding at Evergreen Gardens of Ferndale. Katlyn is a daughter of Jeff and Donelle Fast of ...

Letters to the Editor — Published April 29, 2015

County districts should retain local voice   Those of us who were here in 2009 when Kathy Kershner was elected to the County Council from the 1st District remember well the howls of protest from the ...

When families don’t talk — let’s talk about it

by Mallory Lucas   Our families and neighbors could be feeling the “unspeakable” pain habitually stuffed into the depths so craftily we become experts at hiding it, sometimes even from ourselves. ...
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Lynden’s remarkable tree landscape

by Ron Polinder   For a couple of years now, I have had this article in head waiting to be written. Our town is wonderful in many ways, but one that is seldom talked about relates to the remarkable ...