Washington Federal hosting food drive

WHATCOM — Washington Federal’s Lynden and Ferndale branches will participate in a countywide food drive hosted by the bank to support Food4Tots. Cash donations for the Milk Money Program are also accepted. ...
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Rotary scholars excel in county

Mount Baker Rotary Club awarded $36,000 in scholarships in 2013 to the following Whatcom County high school students: from left, front row, (L-R) Cody Lindquist, LCHS; Mikayla Jansma, LCHS; Maddie Hommes, ...

Most incumbents face no challengers

WHATCOM ­— Many incumbents in local public office will return uncontested for new terms. The filing period May 13-17 yielded few surprises: • The four Whatcom County Council members up for election ...

Haxton Way closed daytime to August for roundabout construction

WHATCOM — The Whatcom County Public Works Department reports that some roads will have closures or traffic limitations due to construction activities. Weather conditions can change the schedule. Haxton ...
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A weekend to remember: Lynden softball makes state semis before losing

SELAH — As Brooke Bonsen walked off the fastpitch diamond on Saturday afternoon in Selah, she went right into the arms of fellow Lynden senior Taylor Van Dalen. The Lions had just lost to Sedro-Woolley ...

Soccer: LC boys earn third at state

SUMNER — Throughout the 2013 season, there’s been a phrase that has followed the Lynden Christian Lyncs soccer team. “Ownage.” If you followed the team closely, each member of coach Brent DeRuyter’s ...

Track: Quintana captures first

CHENEY — At the 1A state track meet in Cheney over the weekend, the Mount Baker Mountaineers, as expected, were led by the performance of senior runner Dillon Quintana. The Gonzaga-bound runner finished ...
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Lions Softball: Several young players put forth solid performances in Selah

SELAH — When left-handed hitting sophomore Tanna Benson stood at the plate at the 2A state tournament in Selah, the second-year player showed confidence beyond her years. In addition, when a laser would ...
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Golf: Lynden Christian takes second place at state

LAKE SPANAWAY — The four years the Lynden Christian seniors had on the golf course won’t soon be forgotten by coach Dana Hagen. At the 1A state tournament at Lake Spanaway Golf Course last week, the ...
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Nooksack starts strong at 1A state tourney

Nooksack Valley went 1-2 at the 1A state tourney this weekend, highlighted by a 2-1 opening-round victory over Elma. (Photo courtesy of Kaylene Edwards)  … This content is for subscribers ...