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 ...
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Small-cities forum explores unique issues

FERNDALE — Common interests dominated the talk of Whatcom’s small-city mayors at a forum organized by the League of Women Voters on Saturday. The event, hosted in the Ferndale City Hall Annex, was ...

Lynden to play for district title

Following a 46-37 victory over Sehome on Monday night, the Lions are one win away from capturing the 2A District championship and returning to the 2A Regional tournament. Coming in the Lions way is a Burlington-Edison ...

Local Black Mountain’s main Boy Scout camp cancelled for 2013

MAPLE FALLS ­— The main three-week Boy Scouts summer camp at Camp Black Mountain will not happen in 2013. The Executive Board of the Mount Baker Council of Boy Scouts of America decided in January to ...