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Ending things the right way for Meridian

CHENEY — It was just two years ago that Meridian javelin thrower Kaleb Heezen had a forgettable performance at the 1A tri-district meet. Heezen, and Trojans track coach Patrick Ames, knew he had had ...
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No fear for this LC freshman

CHENEY — For local track athletes, the dream is to capture a state championship at some point in their careers. High schoolers work hard for four years to hoist a gold medal at the state meet. For Lynden ...
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Lynden track: Earned meeting with the podium

TACOMA — As Lynden’s Shelby Jacob walked off the grass at Mount Tahoma High School on Friday afternoon, the senior javelin hurler had just made history. Throwing a school record 134-01, Jacob took ...
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Third place finish for the Lions

SELAH — When Lynden fastpitch entered the 2A state tournament, Lynden coach Steve Petersen said that if his team could play consistently on both sides of the ball and not worry about things they couldn’t ...
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No shame in second for Baker

RICHLAND — On Monday afternoon, just about 48 hours after the Mounties’ second-place finish in the state tournament, coach Ron Lepper admitted he could look back on the weekend and be happy about the ...

Arneson grabs third at 2A state golf tourney

UNIVERSITY PLACE — Last Tuesday and Wednesday, Lynden sophomore Ezra Arneson capped off a stellar first season with the Lions with a third place at the 2A state golf tournament at the Chambers Bay Golf ...
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Lynden Middle hires new principal

LYNDEN — New Lynden Middle School principal Molly Mitchell-Mumma grew up around education, with her father working as a college professor, but she didn’t kick off her professional career in education. ...

‘Border Songs’ headed to stages

LYNDEN -— A theater version of “Border Songs,” the Whatcom County-based 2009 bestseller book of Jim Lynch, is coming to two local stages. Lynch’s story is from the perspective of a tall severely ...

Wrestling: Lepper resigns as Mount Baker coach

On Monday morning, Mount Baker’s Ron Lepper informed the Lynden Tribune that he has resigned as the Mounties’ head wrestling coach. Lepper, who just returned home from Richland, where he helped ...

Motorcylist dies in Friday evening E. Pole Rd. crash

WHATCOM -— An Everson man on a motorcycle died  Friday evening in a three-vehicle collision on East Pole Road (State Route 544) south of Lynden. The Washington State Patrol reported that Dominic Joseph ...