Public meetings

Thursday, Oct. 23 Whatcom County Council meets in committee of the whole to review 2015-16 county budget, starting at 9:30 a.m. Lynden School Board, Lynden High School library, 1203 Bradley Rd., Lynden, ...

The Woods Coffee expanding to Skagit

LYNDEN — The Woods Coffee has announced plans to open a new coffee shop in Mount Vernon this December. The new location will be the Lynden-based company’s 15th coffee shop and its first in Skagit County. ...

Speaker to talk about the science of punning

BELLINGHAM — The Bellingham Senior Activity Center, 315 Halleck St., welcomes Lou Lippman, author and retired psychology professor, in sharing stories from his psychology book “Whince: A Pun on Thyme,” ...

In the Military

Army Pvt. Thomas R. Swineford has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, physical fitness, ...
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Streak ends, but focus is same

LYNDEN — 2A top-ranked Lynden had won 33 games in a row, 43 straight home contests, 55 straight Northwest Conference matchups and beaten rival Ferndale five consecutive times. All of those streaks came ...
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Volleyball: Resilient Lions look to get quicker starts

BELLINGHAM — Lynden volleyball has demonstrated its ability to fight back from deficits. Now head coach Julie Clift wants to see the team get off to quicker starts. “It’s great to be able to come ...

Tennis: Duo aims for state

BELLINGHAM — As one of the final eight pairs in this season’s district doubles tennis tournament, Lynden senior Dakota Davis and Ben Mulder are one win from matching the success they had at the same ...
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Soccer Roundup: Mount Baker picks up two wins

WHATCOM — After winning its first match of the season the week before, Mount Baker won two more matches last week. The Mountaineers began the week with a dramatic 5-3 win over Nooksack Valley on Oct. ...

Lyncs XC shines at Lake Lap Invite

BELLINGHAM — Lynden Christian put together a strong cross country showing at the Lake Lap Invite on Oct. 16 at Lake Padden, earning team wins on both the boys’ and girls’ sides. The meet featured ...

DeWaard leads Lynden swim to win over Cubs

ANACORTES — Shelby DeWaard helped Lynden to a 110-56 swim victory over Sedro-Woolley on Oct. 16, winning a pair of individual races and a pair of relays as well. DeWaard took first place in the 100-yard ...