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Hommes no stranger to adversity

LYNDEN — When you look up “adversity” in the dictionary, the first two words of its definition jump off the page. “Difficulties; misfortune.” Then, when you browse through the synonyms, you see ...
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Waiting on their moment

PORTLAND — From 2010 to 2013, the names Josh Kraght and Zach Vis meant the world to football fans in Lynden and Whatcom County. The two, who graduated from Lynden High School a year ago, had historic ...
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Rockin’ and Rollin’ in Seattle

SEATTLE — I need a doctor. Holy smokes, that’s exactly what was on my mind in mid- March after I went on a three-mile jog. The night before that run, I had promised my friend, Megan Low, that I would ...
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Can he turn things around at NV?

BELLINGHAM — He was on his way out. He was ready to hide his clipboard in the bottom drawer of his desk and put his coaching days behind him. That’s what Chris Scrimsher — who was named the new Nooksack ...
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PHOTOS: ‘Despicable Me’ Minions best in parade

  LYNDEN — The 2014 Farmers Day Parade had about 100 entries, with the Best in Parade title a tie between the Despicable Me Minions entered by Jamie Fairbanks and the Tough Enough to Wear Pink entry. ...
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Top NWC honor for Wittenberg

LYNDEN — When Lynden baseball coach Cory White saw an era of greatness from the class of 2013 come to an end last spring, he knew 2014 would have its ups and downs. The Lions would need some youth to ...
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Golf and soccer meet at Semiahmoo

BLAINE — When visitors head to Semiahmoo Resort in Blaine, they can enjoy beautiful views, great dinners and a wonderful golf course to show off their swing. However, as of June 6, soccer fans could ...
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Ending things the right way for Meridian

CHENEY — It was just two years ago that Meridian javelin thrower Kaleb Heezen had a forgettable performance at the 1A tri-district meet. Heezen, and Trojans track coach Patrick Ames, knew he had had ...
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No fear for this LC freshman

CHENEY — For local track athletes, the dream is to capture a state championship at some point in their careers. High schoolers work hard for four years to hoist a gold medal at the state meet. For Lynden ...
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Third place finish for the Lions

SELAH — When Lynden fastpitch entered the 2A state tournament, Lynden coach Steve Petersen said that if his team could play consistently on both sides of the ball and not worry about things they couldn’t ...