Three women vying for 2013 county Dairy Ambassador

WHATCOM ­— Three young women are the candidates for 2013 Whatcom County Dairy Ambassador. The 57th annual coronation and banquet will be on Friday, March 22, at Fox Hall behind Hampton Inn, 3985 Bennett ...
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A Gift of Dance shows well at first competition of year

LYNDEN — A performance team from A Gift of Dance Company was in its first competition recently in Seattle and each of the contemporary group, contemporary solo, jazz duo and contemporary trio entries ...
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Emmy-winning ‘This Old House’ host appearing at home show

LYNDEN — Steve Thomas, Emmy Award-winning television personality and former host of the home improvement shows “This Old House” and “Renovation Nation,” has partnered with Habitat for Humanity ...

Ericksen legislation clarifies tax status of nonprofit fairs like Lynden’s

OLYMPIA — A measure proposed by Sen. Doug Ericksen to clarify the tax status of the Northwest Washington Fair in Lynden and other non-profit fairs around the state was approved unanimously by the state ...

Part of Benson Road restricted this week

LYNDEN ­— Traffic on Benson Road will be reduced to one lane this week in a section from Pine Street to Isom Elementary School. Granite Construction is doing a road overlay project there each weekday ...

Calendar

ONGOING Community play The Lynden Performing Arts Guild presents “The Legacy,” written by Mark Harelik, at the Claire vg Thomas Theatre through March 17. The story follows the Estanitskys, the only ...

Border Patrol activity report

BLAINE — The information listed below is from arrests and seizures related to the U.S. Border Patrol in the Blaine Sector area of operations. For security reasons, this may not be a complete list of ...
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Bouncing back in finale

YAKIMA — Fitting. It’s the only way to describe Lynden’s state-tournament finish against Renton on Saturday, a game they never trailed and won by 23. Senior guard John Shine, who went 6-of-19 shooting ...
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Going out in style

YAKIMA — It wasn’t how Lynden Christian forward Kayla Tiemersma thought it would end. She had hopes of hoisting the 1A state title high into the air on Saturday afternoon. Instead, the lone LC senior ...
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LC boys keep spirits high

YAKIMA — As the final buzzer sounded in Lynden Christian’s third-place game against Cedar Park Christian, there was a huge smile on coach Roger DeBoer’s face. You would have thought the Lyncs had ...