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Prepping for Pac-12

PULLMAN — Standing at 6-5 and 280 pounds, Nooksack Valley football alum B.J. Salmonson is a physical specimen. He towers over people with his large frame, and his dominance in the Northwest Conference ...

Court Docket

Lynden Municipal Court was held on March 27, 2013, and the following people were found guilty: Giovanni Aragon Pena, 22, of Lynden, making a false statement to a public servant. Jarrid Gharet, 26, of Yakima, ...

Jansen Art Center to celebrate opening of two-month-long Spring Showcase on April 19

LYNDEN — The Jansen Art Center’s new Spring Showcase will cover almost every wall in the building. Running April 10 through June 27, the work includes the media of painting, tile art, wood carving, ...

Heron Center groundbreaking

BIRCH BAY — A groundbreaking ceremony for the planned BP Heron Center for Environmental Education is set for 10 a.m. Saturday, April 20, at Birch Bay State Park’s lower day-use area. The ceremony includes ...

CALENDAR

WEDNESDAY Garden club The Birchwood Garden Club hosts Krista Rome to discuss backyard beans and grains at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3, in the Whatcom Museum Rotunda Room, 121 Prospect St., Bellingham. ...
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Working together as one

LYNDEN — The chemistry on the field within the Lynden Christian soccer team is always in sync. With a roster that welcomed back eight seniors from last season, the team operates at a high clip and has ...
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Meridian schools’ ‘revival’ continues

LAUREL — Sometimes, “ahead of schedule” is a bit of an understatement. That’s the case this week, as Meridian High Schoolers move into their new 50,000-square-foot education building. The original ...
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Still forging ahead after 50 years

LYNDEN — When Ken Stremler was 19, he had a rough day at work at Snow Ford Sales, cutting his head on the under side of a car and smashing his finger with a tool in quick succession. By lunch break he ...

Nooksacks fight disenrollment from tribe

DEMING — Four Nooksack Indian Tribe members have filed suit in Tribal Court to try to stop tribal leaders from disenrolling 306 people, or about 15 percent of total membership of the Deming-based tribe. ...

Law enforcement hunted fugitive near Sumas Tuesday

SUMAS — One man was in custody and another was on the run Tuesday afternoon as the U.S. Border Patrol searched the foothills east of Sumas for the armed suspect. At 9:10 a.m. Tuesday, Border Patrol agents ...