Letters to the editor – Jan. 29

We must also improve the learning process We are being asked to pay a lot of dollars to construct and remodel school buildings. While funding school construction is important, we need to go beyond buildings ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Jan. 29 • WRIA (Watershed Resource Inventory Area) 1 Planning Unit, garden room of Civic Center Building, 322 N. Commercial St., Bellingham, 6 p.m. The agenda includes discussion of proposed ...
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Pioneers clutching up at the right time

EVERSON — Entering Monday night’s contest versus Anacortes, the Nooksack Valley girls team was desperate for a win. Losers of four of their last five games, the team was struggling and needed something ...
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A comeback like no other for McKinley

LYNDEN — When Lynden guard Holly McKinley gets ready for a basketball game, her pre-game routine is a little bit different from that of her fellow Lion teammates. The senior puts a brace on her right ...

Defense key for Meridian boys

LAUREL — Tied at 16-16 entering halftime against Blaine, Meridian basketball coach Shane Stacy had a simple request for his team. He wanted the guys to mix things up on defense and put some pressure ...

Lynden earns big win

BELLINGHAM — With the 2A district tournament right around the corner, Lynden coach Brian Roper and his players faced a big test on Monday night, but had little trouble answering the call in a 63-53 victory ...

Headed to the Hall of Fame

LYNDEN — On Monday, Feb. 3, Homestead Resort will host the seventh annual Lynden High School Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet. Lynden will be honoring the Class of 2014 Hall of Fame inductees Doug Crabtree, ...

Girls Roundup: Career night for Kara Bajema

WHATCOM — In Lynden Christian’s lopsided 73-38 victory over Sedro-Woolley on Monday night, Kara Bajema had a night to remember. The Lyncs forward put on quite a show on offense, leading LC with a career-high ...
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By the numbers: The school bond

LYNDEN — The ballots are out for the Lynden School District’s Feb. 11 election request for a $46 million bond. If approved, the money, combined with $16 million in state matching funds, will pay to ...

Lynden traffic fines increased in 2013

LYNDEN — Maybe it’s the wide, empty Lynden streets or even some not-so-rule-following drivers, but the city’s municipal court fines — fees paid to the city largely from traffic violations — spiked ...