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Lions prove the doubters wrong

YAKIMA — After starting the season 0-5, it appeared as though the Lynden volleyball team was going to have an abysmal season under first-year coach Julie Clift. The Lions were at the bottom of the Northwest ...

Seattle Academy downs Meridian soccer

BELLINGHAM — As the final whistle blew at Civic Stadium on Saturday afternoon, the Meridian girls soccer team walked off the field with their hearts on the turf. The Trojans had just lost to 1A powerhouse ...

Meridian football ends season with a loss to Cashmere

CASHMERE — All great things must come to an end and for Meridian senior running back Letrez Jones and his teammates, their football season did just that on Saturday against Cashmere. The visiting Trojans ...

Lions show improvement at 2A state swim meet

FEDERAL WAY — Several Lynden Lions swimmers participated in the 2A state tournament in Federal Way last week, with standout swimmer Sarah Hollander leading the way. Hollander placed 15th overall in the ...

EDITORIAL: Exciting revitalizing

The pieces are falling into place for a renewal of downtown Lynden, and for that we are most grateful to all those who are seeing the potential and taking action. Thank you! It’s been a tough scene to ...

Letters to the editor – Nov. 20

Rodeo volunteer speaks I’m an eight-year volunteer for the Lynden Rodeo. I believe in the western way of life, as all of rodeo family does. I have been blessed to work under the direction of Christina ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Nov. 20 • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor conference room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m. • Lynden Board of Adjustments, southeast conference room, City Hall ...
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Local adopting families celebrate diversity

Annika Wolters WHATCOM ­— Some kids wait all year to get officially settled into a family on National Adoption Day. That day comes up this Friday. On Nov. 22, Whatcom County will celebrate its sixth ...

Lynden: Why allow any pot?

LYNDEN ­— Two city councilors don’t want to do anything to encourage recreational marijuana use in Lynden — “just not do weed in town at all,” said Tobey Gelder. Gelder and Nick Laninga look ...

A Project Hope helper and receiver

LYNDEN — Charlotte Pease had volunteered at Project Hope off and on for a couple of years, bringing her children along to stock shelves and load boxes during food drives. She never thought she might ...