Libraries getting training for handheld gadgets

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Library is partnering with local libraries across the state providing “Gadget Menagerie” training on handheld devices for library staff. Library patrons and students ...

McAuley to head port commission

BELLINGHAM — Port commissioners on Jan. 7 chose member Michael McAuley, who was just reelected to a second term, as president for 2014. New commissioner Dan Robbins will be vice president and incumbent ...

105 arrested for DUI during recent emphasis

WHATCOM — In a recent emphasis patrol during the holidays, 105 motorists were stopped and arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DUI) in Whatcom and San Juan counties. A year before ...
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Mounties find identity

DEMING — Sitting with a 4-6 late last week, the Mount Baker girls’ basketball team was in a peculiar position. The squad had suffered four straight losses and hadn’t enjoyed the taste of victory ...
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LHS swimmers looking to improve

BELLINGHAM — Things have gotten off to a rough start for the Lynden swim team, but coach Stephen Gibb knows he’s got some talent on his team. The Lions, who are 0-4 on the season, may not be stacked ...
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Defense gets it done for the Lions

LYNDEN — With the game tied at 24-24 entering halftime on Monday night, Lynden coach Rob Adams had a short message for his girls. “Fly to the ball on defense,” Adams told them. Facing 7-2 Nooksack ...

Headed to the hall

On Monday, Feb. 3, Homestead Resort will host the seventh annual Lynden High School Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet. Lynden will be honoring the Class of 2014 Hall of Fame Inductees Doug Crabtree, Marv Nelson, ...

Boys basketball roundup

WHATCOM — After falling to Anacortes 58-57 on Friday, Jan. 10, the Lynden (10-1) boys rebounded on Saturday evening by taking down White River 66-51. In that game, Scooter Hastings and Sterling Somers ...
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Paying for better schools

LYNDEN — On Tuesday, Feb. 11, Lynden School District residents will vote “yes” or “no” on a proposed $46 million facilities bond that, if approved, will go toward constructing two new schools ...

More Lynden trail connections planned

LYNDEN — Expect plenty of trail-related activity surrounding Fisher Elementary School in the next two years. With the city already securing a state grant to construct trail — which will eventually ...