Lyncs advance to state semis, aim for first appearance in title match under Grycel

Having already played a schedule loaded with difficult competition, Lynden Christian volleyball faced two more tough tests on Friday in Yakima at the 1A state tournament — third-ranked Kalama and defending ...

Short, Schleimer lead Mountaineers to state quarterfinals

Mount Baker senior running back Liam Short has established himself as one of Whatcom County’s best rushers, using his trademark physical style of breaking tackles and running through defenders to put ...

Meridian girls’ soccer advances to state quarterfinals

After seeing each of its first three postseason matches go to a penalty-kick shootout, the Meridian girls’ soccer team ended its state tournament opener in regulation with a dominant first-half performance. ...

Hastings signs National Letter of Intent

Lynden senior Scooter Hastings made his collegiate future official this morning, signing his National Letter of Intent to play basketball at Cal Poly Pomona. “It’s truly a blessing because I wouldn’t ...

Big batteries seen as power backup for Glacier area

GLACIER -— Batteries the size of a truck shipping container could become a solution to unique power supply challenges in this foothills community. Puget Sound Energy is pursuing details of the $9.8 million ...
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Pie time

Pies were being made by the dozens at the Lynden Community Center for the annual Holiday Bazaar and Bake Sale last week Thursday and Friday. From left, Irene Kavros and Joyce Harlan team up on the apple ...

Mt. Baker Highway to close next summer for four months

Replacing bridge will close Mt. Baker Highway at Anderson Creek for four months WHATCOM — A section of the Mount Baker Highway will be closed for four months next summer for a Washington State Department ...
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Art on display

Artist Yvette Neumann poses with young frind Pauline Sandoz amid the paintings at Neumann’s opening reception last Thursday for her current exhibit in the Jansen Art Center. Neumann, of Bellingham, specializes ...

SSK again matching $15 donations for turkeys

WHATCOM -— Snapper Shuler Kenner Insurance, with offices in Lynden and Bellingham, has launched its third annual turkey drive. The first 100 donations from community members of $15, enough to buy a turkey, ...

Roadside surveys aim to develop a snapshot of driver drug use in Washington

WHATCOM -— In the summer, roadside surveys were conducted by the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation in Washington to measure the degree of impaired driving taking place on state roads. The ...