March workshop is on irrigation

  LYNDEN — A March 6 half-day workshop will deal with strategies for improved delivery in agricultural irrigation.   WSU Extension, with financial support from the Washington red raspberry and ...

$4 million up for specialty crop grants

  OLYMPIA — The Washington State Department of Agriculture is accepting proposals for new projects to support the state’s fruit, vegetable, tree nut and nursery crops through the federal Specialty ...
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Girls wrestling: Lions sending four girls to Mat Classic

  BELLINGHAM — Lynden will be sending four wrestlers to the Feb. 20-21 state championships at the Tacoma Dome after taking fourth place as a team in regionals on Feb. 14 at Bellingham High School.   The ...

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 ...