Defense key for Meridian boys

LAUREL — Tied at 16-16 entering halftime against Blaine, Meridian basketball coach Shane Stacy had a simple request for his team. He wanted the guys to mix things up on defense and put some pressure ...

Lynden earns big win

BELLINGHAM — With the 2A district tournament right around the corner, Lynden coach Brian Roper and his players faced a big test on Monday night, but had little trouble answering the call in a 63-53 victory ...

Headed to the Hall of Fame

LYNDEN — 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, ...

Girls Roundup: Career night for Kara Bajema

WHATCOM — In Lynden Christian’s lopsided 73-38 victory over Sedro-Woolley on Monday night, Kara Bajema had a night to remember. The Lyncs forward put on quite a show on offense, leading LC with a career-high ...
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By the numbers: The school bond

LYNDEN — The ballots are out for the Lynden School District’s Feb. 11 election request for a $46 million bond. If approved, the money, combined with $16 million in state matching funds, will pay to ...

Lynden traffic fines increased in 2013

LYNDEN — Maybe it’s the wide, empty Lynden streets or even some not-so-rule-following drivers, but the city’s municipal court fines — fees paid to the city largely from traffic violations — spiked ...

Louws sees water issues as biggest challenge

BELLINGHAM ­— County Executive Jack Louws expects water quality and access issues to be his biggest political challenge in 2014 and well beyond. Louws said he has not yet been able, in his first two ...
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Update: Blackburn commits to Eastern Washington

With the 2014 National Signing Day only nine days away, Meridian defensive end Spencer Blackburn received some big news on Monday afternoon, with the Eastern Washington University staff officially extending ...

After 41 years of legal abortion, still a tragedy

by Juanita Verbree On Jan. 22, 1973, I was a sophomore at Lynden High School. The fateful decision made that day by the U.S. Supreme Court did not even reach my ears! Legalized abortion? I did not hear ...

Industry reps to be at Meridian school

LAUREL — The Northwest Career and Technical Academy will host industry leaders on Monday, Feb. 10, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in Meridian High School’s CTE Building, 194 Laurel Rd. Students, parents and community ...