Letters to the editor – Oct. 23

Supports Knutzen I have been a friend of Bill Knutzen’s for many years. I appreciate voting for a candidate with a business perspective, someone who understands budgets and how to contain operating costs. ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Oct. 23 • Washington’s Department of Labor & Industries has proposed a 2.7 percent average hike in workers’ compensation insurance rates in 2014. A public hearing on this proposal ...
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A Sterling first performance

LYNDEN — Although he may not have expected his number to be called this season as a starter, Lynden sophomore Sterling Somers certainly was preparing for it. When the Lions’ football team faced adversity ...

Lynden starting QB Lucas Petersen breaks left wrist and will be out for the season

LYNDEN — As I walked onto the Lynden football field on Friday night, draped in a sweatshirt and overcoat, I surveyed the field and saw the Lions warming up. I knew I wouldn’t see quarterback Lucas ...

Football Roundup: A streak that is no more

LYNDEN — It had been a long five-season struggle for the Lynden Christian football team against Nooksack Valley. Time and time again, the Pioneers had the Lyncs’ number. That all changed Friday night, ...
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LC volleyball keeps on rolling

LYNDEN — Of all teams in the north county, in all sports, perhaps no one is hotter right now than Lynden Christian volleyball. The Lyncs have won five straight matches, over Anacortes, Ferndale, Lynden, ...

Lynden swim making a splash

LYNDEN — After losing their first four swim meets, Lynden swimmers are picking the right time to get things in motion. The Lions have won two of their last three meets, defeating Burlington Edison 134-31 ...

Meridian girls blank Mount Baker 4-0

WHATCOM — After losing only its second game of the season Thursday, Meridian didn’t take long to bounce back. With a 3-2 loss to Burlington-Edison fresh in their heads, the Trojans quickly responded ...
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A find from the ‘60s

LYNDEN — Cheryl Hicks, owner of Hats Off at 406 Front St., thought she had a basic remodel project on her hands. But once she took down a slat wall near the rear of her store, she saw a cement wall with ...

Furniture store gets familiar (new) tenant

LYNDEN — Gary Bode, owner of Lynden’s Colony House Furniture since he started it on Front Street in 1977, thought he’d walk a block down the street to see about renting the storefront windows of ...