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A world-class experience

DENVER — At just 19 years old, Treven Salminen found himself in quite a unique situation earlier this month. The Lynden native, who graduated from Lynden High School in 2013, played on Finland’s U-19 ...
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Redemption for local runners

LANGLEY — At the end of the 2013 Ragnar Race, a relay from Blaine to Langley on Whidbey Island, Lynden’s Amy VanDalen and her 11 running teammates were just a little disappointed. The 12 women had ...
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I hate goodbyes

LYNDEN — I still recall my first time driving into Lynden. It was Tuesday, April 26, 2012. I had left Pullman just two days before, leaving Washington State University, the place I had called home for ...

Comeback win

SPOKANE — As Lynden native Tim Feenstra prepared for the final day of the 2014 Rosauers Open Invitational, he had one thing on his mind. “I knew I had to put the pedal to the metal,” Feenstra said. ...
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Razz Fest a major success

LYNDEN — Blood, sweat and tears? You better believe it was all on display in downtown Lynden this weekend for the 2014 Northwest Raspberry Festival 3-on-3 tournament. The annual event, which brought ...
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Hoops: Day one of the Razz Fest

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105 miles for a close friend

LYNDEN — The number 105 sticks out to Troy Muljat. Unfortunately, though, not for a good reason. Each day, the Lynden native must drive 105 miles to Seattle to receive radiation treatments at the Cancer ...
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A first for Whatcom County

FERNDALE — In previous years when the calendar reached early July, families of Ferndale and Lynden, like others in the state, would load up the minivan, pack the cooler and head nearly four hours to ...
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Razz Fest 3-on-3 tourney back and bigger than ever

LYNDEN — Each year, Jerry Blankers of Muljat Group North, sees numbers get bigger and bigger for Lynden’s Northwest Raspberry Festival 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament. 2014 is no different. As of Monday, ...
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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 ...