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NFL takes over Whatcom County

FERNDALE — Michael Koenen lined up at quarterback at Ferndale High School on Saturday morning. Draped in Tampa Bay Buccaneers gear, a team he’s played for since 2011, the Golden Eagle alumni had a ...
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Friday night lights

If you’re like me, after a long day of work or studying, you turn on your television set in the evening and head straight to ESPN to check out what’s been going on in the sports world. Over the last ...
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Ain’t no mountain high enough

PALM SPRINGS — As she hiked her way up Mount San Jacinto, Lynden resident Chris Elsner didn’t know what was going on. She and a group of four others were 8,000 feet high in the sky and her mind was ...
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Summer fun in the outdoors

WHATCOM — As the month of July approaches, the weather in the Pacific Northwest is expected to take a turn for the better. Residents of Whatcom County can hopefully say goodbye to their rain coats and ...

Reeling in the big one

WHATCOM — When it comes to fishing in Whatcom County, it’s no secret that there’s a large following. Plain and simple, residents look forward to the time of year when they can dust off their fishing ...

Lio’s Life: Hard times for Mariner fans

I still remember sitting on my parents’ couch when it happened. A six-year-old boy, I was wearing a turquoise Mariners starter hat backwards, with a Seattle shirt to match, and I yelled in sheer jubilation ...

No celebrating teams to ride on Lynden fire trucks any more

LYNDEN ­— No more riding on fire trucks for Lynden’s high school championship teams. Fire Chief Gary Baar said too high a risk of liability is putting an end to it. Also, a fire engine carrying kids ...
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Lions return to the diamond

LYNDEN — When the 2013 baseball season ended for the Lynden Lions, head coach Cory White knew what it meant for his baseball program. After three consecutive trips to the 2A state tournament, highlighted ...

Local talent on display

BELLINGHAM — Bellingham Slam second-year player Chaz Kok spent the majority of his time on the bench last season. The Lynden High School alumnus looked on as other players ahead of him dominated league ...
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Electric soccer vibe takes over Seattle

SEATTLE — There’s one place in the United States that gets more excited about a scarf giveaway than anywhere else: Seattle. Fans at CenturyLink Field had those scarves raised high last week, as over ...