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Big change for Magnusson

BELLINGHAM — Before the start of the season, Meridian cross country runner Collin Magnusson had a monkey he needed to get off his back. The junior speedster knew there was something holding him back. ...
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Intense ending for Lion football

FERNDALE — Tough, nail-biting games are something Curt Kramme and the Lynden Lions are not used to. Over the past two seasons, Lynden has hardly left the gridiron on a Friday night breaking a sweat. ...

Down to the wire

WHATCOM — This year has gone according to plan for Meridian soccer coach Andrea Ames. Her Trojans ended the 2013 regular season atop the 1A standings in the Northwest Conference, posting an 11-3-2 record. ...

Meridian gets back on track

LYNDEN — After losing a heartbreaking overtime contest to the Blaine Borderites in week seven, Meridian knew it had to get back to its winning ways to enter the postseason with some swagger. On Friday ...

Lynden’s LTI Inc. wins EPA award

LYNDEN — Local hauling company LTI Inc. was honored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last week for commitment to environmentally efficient trucking and shipping practices. Based at 8631 Depot ...

Habitat needs help for Birch Bay Women Build

WHATCOM — Habitat for Humanity will host an informational meeting on Saturday, Nov. 16, at 9 a.m. in the Cordata Community Food Co-Op’s upstairs Community Room, 315 Westerly Rd., for anyone interested ...

Ballots due back by next Tuesday

WHATCOM — Voters must have ballots postmarked no later than Tuesday, Nov. 5, to be valid in that day’s election, said County Auditor Debbie Adelstein. The post office suggests mailing by Monday, Nov. ...

Calendar

ONGOING Cider fest BelleWood Acres hosts its third annual CiderFest Nov. 1-3 with cider tasting, cider pressing, music, workshops, kids events and food. Details: www.bellewoodfarms.com.   WEDNESDAY ...
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Dream fulfilled: Bike cross country

LYNDEN — Sara Schripsema “just kinda winged” her solo cross-country bicycle trip. That’s what you can do when you’re fulfilling a childhood dream. The 19-year-old Lyndenite realized a long-running ...
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Sen. Cantwell urges passage of Farm Bill

WHATCOM ­— Local fruit growers could lose critical research for pest and disease control and marketing if Congress doesn’t pass a new Farm Bill soon. That was a message U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell conveyed ...