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Soccer Preview: A new year on the soccer pitch

LYNDEN — When LC girls soccer coach Brent DeRuyter began the first day of soccer practices for the Lyncs on Monday, he already knew what he would have in front of him: Veteran leadership. The Lyncs, ...

LC ready for 2013

LYNDEN — After finishing last season 4-6, improvement is on the minds of the Lynden Christian Lyncs. LC began practice last week and although most of the sessions were focused on speed and conditioning, ...
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Cowboys put on a show in Lynden

LYNDEN -— Two arena records were broken at the 2013 Lynden PRCA Rodeo last week. It was a crowded and quality field in steer wrestling, but Travis Taruscio broke through to his speedy win in 3.3 seconds ...

Hard work pays off for Trojan

LAUREL — During his playing days for the Meridian Trojans, there were few gloves in the Northwest Conference more dependable than Jeremy Brockmann’s. The 2013 grad was a standout first and third baseman ...

New Ag Water District proposed here

By Henry Bierlink Editor’s Note: This article first appeared in the online Whatcom Ag Monthly for August. Water challenges are not new to farmers. Most of the year, our priority is getting rid of storm ...

Letters to the editor – Aug. 28

A Lynden view of the Bellingham writers Letter writers from Bellingham almost invariably follow the same devious pattern. The most recent example (from Erik Hirst, Aug. 21) is instructive. First, the writer ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Aug. 28 • Bellingham Technical College Board of Trustees, Campus Center room 233 on campus, 3028 Lindbergh Ave., 8:30 a.m. Trustees will receive a report on the college goals and initiatives, ...
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A new year, first day of school

Lynden Christian kicked off the Whatcom County 2013-14 school year on Tuesday. Here, second grade students get reacquainted.  But LC students aren’t the only ones hitting the books. It’s ...
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100-year-old building has secrets

By Annika Wolters LYNDEN ­— Planted firmly in the jagged sidewalk at the corner of Fourth and Front streets, the historic Bylsma Building stands weathered and regal, as it has now for 100 years. Today, ...

Whatcom Medic One to be retained, reduced

WHATCOM ­— In 2014 the county will keep its unified emergency medical services (EMS) system intact although scaled down slightly, all with a view to asking voters in two years for more funding. That ...