Scouts offer electronics recycling

WHATCOM — A Boy Scouts fundraiser welcomes electronics recycling in Lynden and Bellingham.   Fred Moormeier, general scoutmaster for 229th Mount Baker of the Baden Powell Service Association in Lynden, ...

Local offender housing blocked by county

CUSTER — Concerns from Custer residents regarding a proposed community living space for sex offenders on Stein Road were put to rest in late December after state and county agencies rejected it. Circulated ...

Lyncs suffer two consecutive narrow defeats

WHATCOM — 1A top-ranked Lynden Christian (7-3, 2-0) suffered a pair of narrow losses last week. On Dec. 30, the Lyncs fell to 2A No. 3-ranked White River 41-39 in the Cloud 9 Christmas Classic at Lynden ...

Lions finish 2-2 in southern California holiday tourney

WHATCOM — Lynden Christian (7-3, 1-1 Northwest Conference) routed Bellevue Christian 73-32 on Dec. 30 in the Cloud 9 Christmas Classic at Lynden Christian High School. Zach Roetcisoender led the Lyncs ...
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Lynden striving for defensive consistency

MOUNTLAKE TERRACE — At times on Saturday night, the Lynden girls’ basketball team showed its potential on the defensive side of the ball. Most notably, the Lions held Stanwood without a point for a ...

Baker’s one-two punch

LYNDEN — It’s not hard to spot the biggest reason behind Mount Baker’s hot start to the season. Or more accurately, the two biggest reasons. The Mountaineers’ pair of 5-11 forwards Emily Yost and ...
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Lecture series in Lynden again via videostreaming at Third CRC

LYNDEN — The award-winning January Series of Calvin College will again be simulcast to Lynden. The lecture series, consisting of 21 presentations Jan. 7-27, will be received at 510 Liberty St., the Amor ...

Buys, VanWerven get their House Committee assignments

OLYMPIA — For a second year, Rep. Vincent Buys, R-Lynden, will serve in the state House of Representatives as the ranking Republican member on the Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee. Leadership ...

Lynden man in Dec. 24 crash, died on Dec. 27

LYNDEN — A 72-year-old Lynden man was injured on Dec. 24 when his vehicle crossed the center line and went airborne past the opposite shoulder, striking several objects and a tree. Vernon L. Miedema ...

Whatcom Republicans retain roles

WHATCOM — Charlie Crabtree was reelected county Republican Party chair for a two-year term on Dec. 13, as was also Eileen Sobjack as vice chair and several others in officer roles. Caroline Anderson ...