Lynden veterans dinner Nov. 14

LYNDEN — The Lynden Lions Club serves its 15th annual Veterans Day Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 14, in the community center, 401 Grover St. Opening is at 6 p.m., dinner is served at 6:30 p.m. Veterans get ...

EDITORIAL: I-522 not worth its extra costs, burden

While plenty of arguments swirl around Initiative 522, requiring labeling of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in food products, the stance of most farmers on the ballot measure should not be in doubt. ...

Letters to the editor – Oct. 30

Chief speaks on issues in fire commissioner race For obvious reasons I would not normally comment on the views or opinions of a candidate running for fire commissioner prior to an upcoming election. However, ...

Public meetings

Monday, Nov. 4 • Lake Whatcom Policy Group (Bellingham and Whatcom County council representatives), garden room of Civic Center Building. 322 N. Commercial St., 9:30 a.m. • Lynden City Council Finance ...

County raspberry production up almost 10 percent in 2013 harvest

WHATCOM ­— Red raspberry production in Whatcom County this year was 63.4 million pounds, up almost 10 percent over last year, the Lynden-based Washington Red Raspberry Commission reports. The total ...
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No passing the Mendoza line

FERNDALE — Last Wednesday, during a Lynden football practice, the electricity was reaching unmeasurable levels. The pads were cracking and bodies were flying all over the turf as the Lions prepared for ...
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Big change for Magnusson

BELLINGHAM — Before the start of the season, Meridian cross country runner Collin Magnusson had a monkey he needed to get off his back. The junior speedster knew there was something holding him back. ...
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Intense ending for Lion football

FERNDALE — Tough, nail-biting games are something Curt Kramme and the Lynden Lions are not used to. Over the past two seasons, Lynden has hardly left the gridiron on a Friday night breaking a sweat. ...

Down to the wire

WHATCOM — This year has gone according to plan for Meridian soccer coach Andrea Ames. Her Trojans ended the 2013 regular season atop the 1A standings in the Northwest Conference, posting an 11-3-2 record. ...

Meridian gets back on track

LYNDEN — After losing a heartbreaking overtime contest to the Blaine Borderites in week seven, Meridian knew it had to get back to its winning ways to enter the postseason with some swagger. On Friday ...