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 ...

Lynden’s LTI Inc. wins EPA award

LYNDEN — Local hauling company LTI Inc. was honored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last week for commitment to environmentally efficient trucking and shipping practices. Based at 8631 Depot ...

Habitat needs help for Birch Bay Women Build

WHATCOM — Habitat for Humanity will host an informational meeting on Saturday, Nov. 16, at 9 a.m. in the Cordata Community Food Co-Op’s upstairs Community Room, 315 Westerly Rd., for anyone interested ...

Ballots due back by next Tuesday

WHATCOM — Voters must have ballots postmarked no later than Tuesday, Nov. 5, to be valid in that day’s election, said County Auditor Debbie Adelstein. The post office suggests mailing by Monday, Nov. ...

Calendar

ONGOING Cider fest BelleWood Acres hosts its third annual CiderFest Nov. 1-3 with cider tasting, cider pressing, music, workshops, kids events and food. Details: www.bellewoodfarms.com.   WEDNESDAY ...
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Dream fulfilled: Bike cross country

LYNDEN — Sara Schripsema “just kinda winged” her solo cross-country bicycle trip. That’s what you can do when you’re fulfilling a childhood dream. The 19-year-old Lyndenite realized a long-running ...
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Sen. Cantwell urges passage of Farm Bill

WHATCOM ­— Local fruit growers could lose critical research for pest and disease control and marketing if Congress doesn’t pass a new Farm Bill soon. That was a message U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell conveyed ...

City’s extra 2013 costs slam budget

LYNDEN ­— Mayor Scott Korthuis talked about a “structural deficit” in the city’s budget for 2014, and Finance Director Teresa Camfield said it took “a perfect storm” to create the situation. ...

Lynden survives at Ferndale

Uncommon mistkaes should have cost Lynden its first lost of the season, but the team didn’t break during tough times. The Lions indeed rallied around one another and made just enough plays to hop ...
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Greenhouses ripped out at VanderGiessen Nursery

LYNDEN — The greenhouse at VanderGiessen Nursery built in 1938 just wasn’t cutting muster any longer. So the father-son duo of Alvin and David Vos ripped it out, right along with the greenhouse from ...