Boys track roundup: Lions claim 2A district title

SHORELINE — Lynden took first place out of 13 teams in the 2A district championships on Friday, May 20, at Shoreline Stadium. The Lions earned 100 points, six more than second-place Sehome. The top three ...

Girls track roundup: Rusnak, Lyncs shine in 1A bi-district meet

SHORELINE — Lynden Christian junior Hannah Rusnak, senior teammate Sarah Ball and the Lyncs’ relay teams starred as LC took third place out of 14 schools in the 1A bi-district championships on Saturday, ...

Skillman named new Nooksack Valley boys basketball coach

EVERSON — Nooksack Valley has selected former standout player Rich Skillman as its new boys’ basketball head coach, according to a Wednesday, May 18, release from principal Matt Galley. Skillman has ...

Boys golf roundup: Lynden’s Arneson wins 2A district championship

BURLINGTON — Lynden senior Ezra Arneson finished with a 36-hole 143 to take first place in the 2A boys district tournament on Tuesday, May 17, at Skagit Golf & Country Club. Arneson, a Western Washington ...

Girls golf roundup: Lynden’s Ming places second in 2A district tournament

SNOHOMISH — Lynden sophomore Jade Ming finished with a 36-hole 174 to earn second place in the 2A district tournament on Tuesday, May 17, at Snohomish Golf Course. Ming shot a 90 in the opening round ...
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Plowing a tradition

Creighton Smith, 19, of Lynden, plows for the first time in the adult division at the 75th annual International Plowing Match held at Berthusen Park Saturday. He uses his uncle Dan Weidkamp’s blonde ...
The planned Judson statue.

Judson statue revived

The planned Judson statue. Fundraising is happening; location changed to Seventh/Front corner LYNDEN ­— The Judson statue project is alive and progressing, after all, although with a new spot in mind. In ...

State audit raises Everson issues

Main issue is accounting of shared costs; mayor says City uses employees across departments EVERSON ­— The state’s accountability audit of Everson for years 2014 and 2015 raises questions about the ...

College honors

Oregon State University CORVALLIS, Oregon — Oregon State University holds commencement on Saturday, June 11, and these locals will be among the graduates: Blaine — Jana Otero, bachelor’s degree in ...

Baseball roundup: Lions, Pioneers, Trojans fall in state regionals

BELLINGHAM — Lynden’s bounceback season ended just one win short of a trip to Yakima for the state semifinals. The Lions advanced to the quarterfinals with an 8-1 win over defending state champion ...