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Don’t tick these guys off

BELLINGHAM — As the bodies flew all over the mat and Mount Baker coach Ron Lepper continued to yell out instructions to his wrestlers, things were made clear in the Mounties victories over both Lynden ...
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What to watch: 10 movies to get excited for in 2014

In the world of film, 2013 wasn’t exactly a banner year. As in every year, some very exemplary movies wowed us, including “Gravity,” “Frozen,” Monsters University” and “Rush,” but a number ...
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Girls Hoops: Perfect Pioneers

LAUREL — Holding an undefeated record of 6-0 means a lot to Nooksack Valley coach Shane Wichers. His girls have put in the hard work, including a 47-36 victory over Meridian Thursday night, and they ...

Rebuild continues to look promising for Meridian’s wrestling program

LAUREL — When Meridian assistant coach Jack Hallmark walked into the Trojan wrestling room on the first day of fall practice, he recognized all four of the guys that were standing on the mats. A 2013 ...

LC hosting tourney

LYNDEN — With a 5-1 record going into the weekend, the Lynden Christian Lyncs boys have plenty of confidence entering the highly anticipated Cloud 9 Sports Christmas Classic. LC will open the tournament ...
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Playing a jazzy Christmas donation

The Lynden Christian High School jazz band plays renditions of classic Christmas tunes outside Safeway on Friday in support of the Salvation Army’s bell-ringing. Michael Gurule is the band’s director…. ...

Lynden’s Libolt sings in TV Christmas show

NASHVILLE — Jami Libolt, a Lynden native and 2012 LCHS graduate, appeared on the nationally televised “Christmas at Belmont” concert that aired Dec. 20 on PBS. More than 800 student musicians joined ...

Tough Enough to Wear Pink gives $10K to Cancer Center

WHATCOM — The Lynden PRCA Rodeo Tough Enough to Wear Pink campaign recently donated $10,000 to the PeaceHealth St. Joseph Cancer Center in Bellingham for the care of breast cancer patients. This year’s ...

Habitat starting another Birch Bay home

BIRCH BAY — Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom County broke ground on its latest building project on Saturday, Dec. 14, at 7535 Leeside Dr. Local volunteers with Habitat’s Women Build program will construct ...

Two supervisors of conservation district to be chosen in 2014 elections

WHATCOM ­— Two positions are open in 2014 on the five-member Whatcom Conservation District board of supervisors. For one position, an election will be held on March 11 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the district ...