New Western nursing program graduates first class of 24

BELLINGHAM — Western Washington University’s first cohort of RN-to-BSN students received their degrees at a fall graduation ceremony on Saturday morning, Dec. 13, in Carver Gym. The group of 24 is ...

Noel Harp group has Friday concert at Third

LYNDEN -— The Noel Harp Ensemble does its only local concert of this year at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19, in Third Christian Reformed Church, 514 Liberty St. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for students, ...

Calendar

WEDNESDAY Noon music The Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St., Lynden, hosts free live music at noon on Wednesday, Dec. 17, featuring Sylvia Bos.   THURSDAY Meadow Greens Christmas Gala A Christmas Gala ...

Letters to the editor – published Dec. 17

A note of thanks Thank you to Richard and Linda Nathan of Maple Falls for their guest opinion, “Quit Glorifying Pot – It is Destructive,” in last week’s newspaper. They put together a letter ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Dec. 17 WRIA (Watershed Resource Inventory Area) 1 Planning Unit, garden-level conference room of Civic Center Building, 322 N. Commercial St., Bellingham, 6 p.m. A revised 2014 work plan budget ...
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Bomber era underway for Lyncs

LYNDEN — For the first time since 1980, a new head coach is on the sideline for LC girls’ basketball. After Curt De Haan retired from the position last spring, the Lyncs turned to 25-year-old Brady ...
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The CVT Take: Seahawks soaring after adversity-filled start

SEATTLE — Last season was largely about dominance for the Seahawks as they rode one of the best defenses in NFL history to a world championship, culminating in the Super Bowl dissection of Denver’s ...
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Former WCC coach aims to revamp Nooksack basketball

EVERSON — It’s not often that a coach with nearly two decades of experience at the college level elects to take over a struggling high school program. That, however, is exactly what first-year Nooksack ...

Girls Hoops Roundup: Yost breaks school record, scores 48

WHATCOM — Emily Yost set a school record, scoring 46 points in Mount Baker’s 77-39 rout of Oak Harbor on Friday. Yost also held the previous record, which she set with 39 points in last year’s season ...

Mounties solid on the mat

BLAINE — The Mount Baker boys’ wrestling team may be young, but it put together a solid showing at the Battle of the Border tournament last weekend at Blaine High School. Of the 12 Mountaineers wrestlers ...