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Making 2014 the year it was (a full year in review)

JANUARY 8 — Fresh digs for Meridian students   Students returning from holiday vacation used brand-new Irene Reither Elementary School in the Meridian School District for the first time on Monday. ...
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The 2014 sports year in review

WHATCOM — From state titles and school records to the conclusion of a Hall of Fame career and the passing of one of Lynden’s most beloved icons, 2014 was a memorable and significant year in north county ...
Good ball movement led to open looks and an efficient shooting performance by Lynden on Monday night in a 64-45 win over Anacortes. It also spread the scoring among a number of players, including sophomore Andrew Kivlighn (above), who finished with 10 points. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Selfless Lions off to strong start

Ball movement helps Lions beat previously unbeaten Anacortes, stay undefeated   LYNDEN — Lynden boys’ basketball returns a pair of all-conference players from last season in 6-foot-7 senior post ...
Cemetery district commissioner Dick Decima looks through a booklet recapping the 1889 cenus of Whatcom County leading up to Washington statehood. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Cemetery district determines its pre-statehood ‘pioneers’

1889 census list was a big help   LYNDEN ­— The district that maintains the Lynden and Greenwood cemeteries has compiled a list of all those buried in the two cemeteries who were in Washington before ...
Posters in the Lynden Pioneer Musuem proclaim the American effort at refugee relief during World War I. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune)

Lynden museum starting new World War I exhibit

Title: ‘The Beginnings: WW1 The Armenian Genocide’ LYNDEN — A new Lynden Pioneer Museum exhibit starting on Jan. 1, 2015, marks a three-year effort to explore Whatcom County’s involvement in World ...
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Bomber era underway for Lyncs

LYNDEN — For the first time since 1980, a new head coach is on the sideline for LC girls’ basketball. After Curt De Haan retired from the position last spring, the Lyncs turned to 25-year-old Brady ...
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The CVT Take: Seahawks soaring after adversity-filled start

SEATTLE — Last season was largely about dominance for the Seahawks as they rode one of the best defenses in NFL history to a world championship, culminating in the Super Bowl dissection of Denver’s ...
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Former WCC coach aims to revamp Nooksack basketball

EVERSON — It’s not often that a coach with nearly two decades of experience at the college level elects to take over a struggling high school program. That, however, is exactly what first-year Nooksack ...
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Desserts taste good, and other lessons from the Lynden Holiday Baking Contest

LYNDEN — Last week, I took one for the team. I sacrificed myself. I pushed my co-workers out of the path of a moving train. A rich, gooey, sweet Christmas train. I did this by agreeing to sit on a prestigious ...
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Girls Hoops Roundup: LC opens Bomber era with convincing wins; NV undefeated

WHATCOM — After Lynden Christian girls basketball head coach Curt De Haan stepped down last spring with eight state titles and a girls’ state-record 772 wins in his 34 seasons leading the Lyncs, the ...