Boys wrestling: Peterson-Scotter advances to state as Lynden’s lone non-alternate qualifier

  WHATCOM — Lynden is sending three wrestlers to the Feb. 20-21 state championships in the Tacoma Dome, led by Payton Peterson-Scotter (145 pounds), who finished in fourth place at the 2A regional ...

Girls Basketball: Lions earn overtime win in district opener

  WHATCOM — Elisa Kooiman scored 15 points, Kaitlyn Mark added 11 and the defense registered yet another strong performance as Lynden (14-7) earned a 46-28 win over Squalicum on Feb. 10 in its regular-season ...

Boys Basketball: Soares hits game-winner to send Mountaineers to bi-district

  WHATCOM — The week ended better than it started for Mount Baker (8-17).   On Feb. 10, the Mountaineers got routed by Lynden Christian 76-38 in the district semifinals.   Mount Baker struggled ...

Swimming: Johnson, three Lions’ relay teams headed to state championships

  ANACORTES — Lynden senior Michael Johnson and three Lions’ relay teams qualified for this weekend’s state championships.   Johnson is currently 11th in the state in the 100-meter backstroke ...

Letters to the editor – published Feb. 18

Thanks to the Nooksack school community   On behalf of the Nooksack Valley School District, we want to express our sincere gratitude and appreciation to our community for the overwhelming support of ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Feb. 18 • Lynden Board of Adjustments, southeast conference room, City Hall Annex, 205 Fourth St., 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19 • Whatcom Transportation Authority Board of Directors, County ...

Next dairy talk in Grange series is ‘record-keeping’

  LYNDEN ­— The next Whatcom Dairy Speaker Series event will be on Thursday, Feb. 19, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in Ten Mile Grange, 6985 Hannegan Rd. A free lunch is provided.   Derek Hunt, a Canadian ...

Fair foundation also offers local scholarships

  LYNDEN — The Northwest Washington Fair Foundation is offering scholarships to qualified Whatcom County students. At least $1,000 will be awarded to each winner. Applicants must meet these criteria ...

Scholarships are dairy-based

  WHATCOM — The local Dairy Women organization is accepting applications for two scholarship programs.   The scholarship in memory of Mina Polinder is $1,000. It is available to students who ...

Calendar

ONGOING Claire vg show “Rabbit Hole,” a Pulitzer-winning drama about loss, is on the Claire vg Thomas Theatre stage through Feb. 22. Thursday and Friday shows are at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday ...