Mounties keep pitch hopes alive

BELLINGHAM — Out of five north county soccer teams, only the Mount Baker Mountaineers survived the 1A district tournament to advance to this week’s 1A tri-district tourney. The Mounties, coached by ...
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Season comes to a close for Lyncs

BLAINE — The Lynden Christian baseball team entered the 1A district tournament as the number one seed and following a 3-2 victory over Mount Baker in the opening round, things looked promising for coach ...

1A district meet comes to Lynden Christian’s track complex this week

LYNDEN — The 2014 1A district track meet is scheduled for Wednesday, May 14, and Friday, May 16, at Lynden Christian High School. The district meet begins at 4 p.m. Wednesday, when finals will be held ...

Lynden’s Ming cruises to win

CUSTER — Lynden girls golfer Emily Ming has put together one heck of a 2014 campaign, and it continued on Monday at Grandview Golf Course, where she recorded the top score of the day by shooting a 77. ...
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StoryWalk trail opens at Lynden City Park

LYNDEN — Just in time for Children’s Book Week, a StoryWalk trail will be opened starting at City Park’s Million Smiles Playground on Saturday. May 17. The StoryWalk is meant to be an innovative ...

Marijuana retail store lottery ranks hopefuls

WHATCOM — The state’s Liquor Control Board will allow seven marijuana retail stores in Whatcom County outside of Bellingham, Lynden and Ferndale, and we now have the ranking of who has the best shot ...

Ericksen to join cap-and-trade debate panel

BELLINGHAM — Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, will join a panel of legislators and policy makers in a May 21 debate hosted by Freedom Foundation at the Whatcom County Courthouse. Admission is free. The ...

GOP Overstreet not running; Van Werven steps in

WHATCOM -— State Rep. Jason Overstreet, R-Lynden, will not seek a third term from the 42nd District, and prominent Republican Luanne Van Werven, also of Lynden, will run for the position instead. Those ...

Diamond roundup: Lynden keeps climbing upward

Earlier in the season, there was a lot of concern surrounding the Lynden baseball team. The losses were piling up and frustration was growing. Oh, how times have changed. The Lions are now 13-7 overall, ...
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County: S. Fork tubers, here are the rules

WHATCOM -— As summer approaches bringing recreational tubing on the Nooksack River, county government has declared its “rules of engagement.” County Executive Jack Louws and Sheriff Bill Elfo put ...