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Lynden’s own Air Jordan

BLAINE — Heading into last Friday’s tilt against Blaine, Lynden coach Brian Roper was presented with an interesting situation. Star forward Scooter Hastings was on the bench in street clothes due to ...

Baker girls keep climbing

WHATCOM — After consecutive victories over Squalicum and Meridian, the Mount Baker Mountaineers have improved their record to 10-8 and are 6-4 in conference play. With the wins, the Mounties now hold ...

Lyncs earn top NWC seed

BELLINGHAM — Losing your top seven scorers before the start of the season can be a daunting realization for most coaches. However, most coaches don’t have the same positive outlook on life that Lynden ...
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County will keep up rural water appeal

WHATCOM ­— The County Council will continue a court fight for existing rural water rights. The newly configured council for 2014 unanimously made that decision at the start of its Jan. 28 meeting, but ...

Walking home, hit by an owl

LYNDEN ­— Arie Honcoop was walking home along Depot Road the evening of Jan. 20 when a funny thing happened to him — it was fairly scary, actually. He was hit by a snowy owl. The 84-year-old was returning ...

Overstreet wants to lift ‘senior project’ mandate

OLYMPIA — A proposal by 42nd District Rep. Jason Overstreet would prohibit the state Board of Education from requiring students to complete a culminating project for graduation. The bill was heard by ...
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Update: Phelps pulls the trigger on EWU

  For Lynden’ wide receiver Jalani Phelps, time was getting short to make a decision. Heading into last week, he had an offer from Central Washington, but wasn’t quite ready to pull the trigger. ...

Girls hoops roundup: Pioneers take down Sehome

In a down-to-the-wire battle on Thursday evening, the Nooksack Valley Pioneers defeated Sehome 47-45. Brianna Turner led the way for the Pioneers, pouring in 18 points. Nooksack Valley is now 10-5 on the ...

Boys hoops roundup: LC survives at Meridian

In front of a Vociferous crowed at Meridian High School, the LC boys escaped Laurel with a 65-58 win over the Trojans on Thursday night. After owning the scoreboard for the majority of the game, Meridian ...

Tuesday girls hoops roundup: Lynden bounces back

After suffering a two game losing streak, the Lynden Lions got back to their winning ways by defeating Sehome 47-13 on Tuesday evening. Stephanie Somers recorded 13 points and 13 rebounds to lead the team. ...