Defense keys Lynden

MOUNT VERNON — Defense has been a focus for the Lynden boys throughout the 2012-13 campaign. The team, which thrives on its athletic ability, has had success limiting opposing offenses to poor shooting ...

LC boys use second-half surge to claim tri-district title

LYNNWOOD — During Saturday night’s tri-district championship game, Lynden Christian and Cedar Park Christian had each other’s number for the opening 16 minutes of action. The first half was the textbook ...

LC girls take down top-seeded Cascade Christian to claim tri-district title

LYNNWOOD — As the Lynden Christian girls prepared for Cascade Christian last week, there were several numbers that stood out in their minds. For starters, 20-0, representing Cascade Christian’s perfect ...

Mount Baker boys headed to state

They weren’t supposed to make it out of the district tournament. No, the Mountainers weren’t even supposed to make noise at the next stage in the tri-district tournament either, but they never ...

Lynden-based window cleaning business starts up

LYNDEN — Bright Outlook Window Cleaning recently launched in Whatcom and Skagit counties. The Lynden-based business was founded by Scott and Marlys Taylor. Bright Outlook Window Cleaning is a member ...
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A Valentine’s Day to ‘Die Hard’

On Wednesday, Feb. 13, my girlfriend and I began our Valentine’s Day festivities a little early with a 12-hour marathon of all four already-released “Die Hard” movies, followed by the premiere of ...
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Can a Port Townsend model work here?

LYNDEN — Folks in Port Townsend knew what they wanted for their downtown. They were well aware of what they didn’t have and figured out a way to get it. The town banded together, started a grassroots ...
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Cronk realizes his dreams

TACOMA — Mount Baker senior wrestler Tyrel Cronk had a goal in his mind before this weekend’s 2013 Mat Classic at the Tacoma Dome. He wanted to get to the finals. The 182-pounder was focused on making ...

A jury trial in Lynden? Yes, today

LYNDEN — As far as typical small towns go, there are things that just don’t make regular appearances, such as jury trials. But Lynden will have one — likely running two days — starting at 9 a.m. ...
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Where’s the snow? It may not be coming after all

WHATCOM — It isn’t so much that the winter of 2012-13 has been exceptionally dry or oddly warm. It has just been devoid of snow. To date, north Whatcom County — as measured by a National Weather ...