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Emmons ready to lead Pioneers

EVERSON — Normally when a new coach arrives to a new school, there can be some growing pains along the way. It takes time for a coach and the players to develop chemistry and get into a rhythm. That’s ...
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Football: Pioneers ready to be a threat

EVERSON — Coming off a 7-3 season in 2012, the Nooksack Valley Pioneers are another team in the north county that lost key contributors to graduation. Most notably, standout wideout and defensive back ...

Football: Plenty of work to do for Meridian

LAUREL — When the Meridian Trojans opened up football practice last week, coach Bob Ames didn’t hesitate in saying his boys have plenty of work to do on the gridiron. The usual self-depreciating coach ...

Sports Briefs 

• Tickets for the Lynden vs. King’s football game, to be held at the newly renovated Husky Stadium in Seattle, are still available for purchase at the Lynden High School main office. Tickets will be ...

State regulators penalize Frontier for overcharging on returned checks

OLYMPIA — State regulators have issued a penalty assessment against Frontier Communications Northwest Inc. for overcharging customers for returned checks. The Washington Utilities and Transportation ...

Border Patrol activity report

BLAINE — The information listed below is from arrests and seizures related to the U.S. Border Patrol in the Blaine Sector area of operations. For security reasons, this may not be a complete list of ...
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Wiersma Construction dominates Lynde 500

LYNDEN — The 2013 Lynde 500 left little doubt, both about who the crowd favorite was and who the top team turned out to be in the 11th annual push-kart derby. As hundreds of spectators streamed through ...
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Fisher kicks off year with new principal

LYNDEN — With an aging facility and a key February bond vote looming, one might not see the 2013-14 school year as an ideal time to jump in as the new principal of Fisher Elementary School. Luckily, ...

Proposed sub- division flies in face of Pepin Creek plans

LYNDEN — Even with a host of “concerns,” owners Gordy and Janice Bogaard have presented a proposal to the Lynden Planning Commission for a new subdivision north of Main Street on property owned by ...
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Lynden chase ends in crash

WHATCOM ­— A 27-year-old Ferndale man was injured in a crash Tuesday morning after attempting to elude a Lynden Police officer on East Badger Road. At about 4:20 a.m. the officer spotted the driver ...