Saturday night hoops roundup: Meridian boys rally, edge Mount Baker on last-second shot

Kyle Young grabbed a loose ball and hit a game-winning shot with one second left as Meridian rallied from a 16-point first-half deficit to defeat Mount Baker 65-63 on Saturday night in a pivotal Northwest ...

Friday night hoops roundup: Late rally not enough as Lynden girls fall to Ferndale

Lynden got off to a strong start and rallied for a strong finish. But a rough two quarters in between proved too much to overcome, as the Lions fell to rival Ferndale 47-40 on Friday night. 2A No. 6-ranked ...

Thursday night hoops roundup: Hastings scores 27, Lions rout Ferndale

Scooter Hastings scored 27 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as Lynden routed rival Ferndale 72-43 on Thursday night for its eighth straight victory. Sterling Somers added 19 points for the Lions (14-3, 8-1 ...

Crawford leaving County Council for work reasons

  BELLINGHAM ­— County Council member Sam Crawford announced Tuesday he is resigning his 2nd District seat effective March 1.   Crawford said in a letter read at the end of the evening’s meeting ...
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SOL LEWIS AWARD WINNER: Celeste Mergens: Lynden-based Day For Girls has grown to over 70 countries

  Celeste Mergens has by now told the story countless times. She was in Kenya in 2008 to help with the living conditions at an orphanage there when she awoke one night at 2:30 a.m. with a burning question ...
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SOL LEWIS AWARD WINNER: Dick Decima: Exacting efficiency for the multiple good of the community

There was a little smile on Dick Decima’s face when he explained how the Washington Heritage Register officials told him they had never before seen an application quite like the one he helped submit ...
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Student Learning: A Space Odyssey

LYNDEN — Fisher Elementary School students learned that many objects in space are light years away, but learning about space can happen very close to home.   The Pacific Science Center’s Science ...

City to tighten up on stormwater runoff rules

  LYNDEN ­— The city will go through more steps than before to make sure its stormwater runoff isn’t polluting the Nooksack River.   Lynden has moved into a higher level of compliance with ...
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Men’s chorus performs here Feb. 7-8

  WHATCOM ­— Male Ensemble Northwest, a regional men’s singing group of 14 choral music educators, will be performing twice in concert locally the weekend of Feb. 7-8.   They will be guest ...

Sex trafficking to be focus of Feb. 5 WCC program

  BELLINGHAM — All are invited to learn more about the realities of human trafficking at “Not in Our Community! Sex Trafficking in the Northwest,” a 7 p.m. program on Thursday, Feb. 5, in Whatcom ...