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Back on the winning road

NOOKSACK — Entering last week, the Lynden volleyball players found themselves in an unfamiliar spot. They were 0-5 on the season and at the very bottom of the league standings. Among 2A squads, they ...
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Mistakes costly for Pioneers

NOOKSACK — Battles on the gridiron are often won or lost in the trenches. That was something Nooksack Valley coach Robb Myhre understood heading into Friday’s tilt with 1A power Mount Baker. The Pioneers ...

A homecoming to remember

WHATCOM — With the house packed and the Friday night lights shining, Lynden let the rest of the 2A classification know they’re the real deal. The Lions knocked off Sehome 45-7 in the annual homecoming ...
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Lynden swim suffers big loss to Squalicum

LYNDEN — The Lynden girls’ swim team traveled to Arne Hanna on Wednesday, Oct. 2. to take on Squalicum, and lost 117-53. Lions’ coach Linda Bode said, following the meet, that several key swimmers ...

Darigold: Expect loud blasts from plant on Oct. 10

LYNDEN — The Darigold plant will emit some loud blasts on Thursday afternoon, Oct. 10, during required boiler stack testing, said plant manager Ethan Buckmier. This has been done before and caught people ...

Whatcom Homefront sends packages to those still in action

WHATCOM — Whatcom Homefront is a non-political county organization that supports those serving in war zones. Packages of needed items are mailed to service members four or five times per year. Anyone ...

Special programs at State Archives in October

BELLINGHAM — For a seventh year, the State Archives is celebrating Archives Month in October, and the Northwest Branch Archive at Western Washington University in Bellingham is part of it, hosting two ...

Networking event can help business

WHATCOM ­— A free one-hour business education and networking event titled “Grow Your Business with New Resources and Local Partnerships” takes place on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at BelleWood Acres, 6140 ...

Hagedorn honored

LYNDEN ­— Bob Hagedorn of Snapper Shuler Kenner Insurance has been awarded a certificate of achievement for five years of active affiliation with the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors. The Texas-based ...

Minimum wage in Washington to rise to $9.32

OLYMPIA — The Washington State minimum wage will increase 13 cents an hour to $9.32 on Jan. 1, the Department of Labor and Industries has announced. The minimum wage will remain the highest state rate ...