Women in Business recipients

  BELLINGHAM — Whatcom Women in Business announces its five 2015 charity recipients that will each receive $1,000, as well as additional resources the charities may need.   The nonprofits are: ...

Training for 4-H leaders in Lynden April 15, 22

  WHATCOM — 4-H Youth Development invites adults 19 years and older to volunteer to be club leaders in the 4-H program.   4-H promotes leadership, citizenship and life skills for youths ages ...

Calendar

ONGOING Lunchtime music Lunchtime Music comes to the piano lounge of the Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St., from noon to 1 p.m. each Wednesday. WEDNESDAY Prison ministry Dr. Schuringa talks at a complimentary ...

OPINION: A mother’s concern for kids at Fisher

by Kristen Oudman   My husband and I have three children who attend Fisher Elementary School. Over the past five years we have been at Fisher, we have noticed multiple issues regarding the school structure ...

Public meetings

Thursday, April 2 • Lynden City Council Public Safety Committee, City Hall Annex, 205 Fourth St., 4 p.m. Monday, April 6 • Lynden City Council Wage Committee, first floor meeting room, City Hall, 300 ...

Letters to the editor – April 1

Supports Lynden facilities bond   Wouldn’t it be nice if we could all come together as citizens of a community and support the Lynden schools bond because it is the right and timely thing to do? ...
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New book tells of Burman family’s early Stickney Is. Rd. life

  EVERSON ­— The family names are deep enough in local history to be lost from most people’s awareness today. Alan and Lisbeth Fritzberg bring the stories back to life in “Coming of Age on ...
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Lynden girls win Bedlington trophy, sweep relays; boys place second

  LYNDEN — Each fall, well before the start of spring sports season, Lynden track athletes begin asking head coach Layne Hutchins the question.   “Who’s going to be on the 4×400 team ...
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Facing mostly bigger schools, Meridian boys win trophy; girls place second

  LYNDEN — Meridian track head coach Patrick Ames acknowledges that a 1A program of Meridian’s size can never really head into a big meet flat-out expecting to win.   “Winning in track is ...
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Clutch hitting powers Trojans

  LAUREL — “Two outs, so what!” is remembered around the Pacific Northwest as the rallying cry of the 2001 Seattle Mariners, whose hitters came through time and time again in two-out situations.   It ...