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Sophomores learning CPR

LYNDEN ­— This year’s high school sophomores are getting trained in a new skill. And while it may not land them a great job, it could save someone else’s life. They’re learning the basics of CPR, ...

Hoops roundup: Lynden falls to Anacortes

On Friday night at Lynden High School, the top-ranked Lions hosted the eighth ranked Anacortes Seahawks and for the second straight game, Anacortes came out on top. The Seahawks defeated the Lions 58-57 ...

Shaking up in Northwest Conference

Around the state,  some reclassification occured this week and this includes Blaine High School. In the newest 2014-16 classification cycle, the Borderites were bumped up from the 1A level to 2A. This ...

Lynden #1 in first AP rankings

The Associated Press released its first set of rankings for the 2013-14 basketball season this week and the Lynden Lions came in at the numer one spot of the 2A schools. Lynden, who edged Burlington-Edison ...

UW adds cornerback commit

The Washington football team landed a verbal commitment from three-star cornerback Brandon Lewis on Wednesday afternoon. Lewis, who was previously committed to Boise State, flipped his commitment to UW ...

Lions survive, LC takes down Baker

For the second consecutive game, the Lynden Lions boys basketball team had to face a little bit of adversity to keep their perfect record in tact. On Tuesday night, the Lions improved their record to 9-0 ...

State still buying Guide right-of-way

WHATCOM — The Washington State Department of Transportation is still buying right-of-way along Guide Meridian Road in Lynden, hopeful the state highway can be widened in the future. Original Guide widening ...
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Senior centers committed to keeping up hot meals for local residents

WHATCOM ­— It takes money to keep serving hot meals each weekday at the Lynden and Ferndale senior centers. But they remain committed to doing it in 2014. The meals are more than just food. They become ...

A rarity — a baby born to a Lynden City Council member

LYNDEN ­— Maybe the most notable thing at Monday’s City Council meeting wasn’t even on the agenda. That is, a baby was born to a City Council member. Noel Marie Lenssen was born on Dec. 29 to councilor ...
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1 dress, 3 weddings, 50 years

LYNDEN — When Patti Hoksbergen wore her wedding dress in 1964, 50 years ago, she had no idea it would be used again. And again. In 1989, Jodi Sparber, Patti’s daughter, donned the dress. On Saturday, ...