WCC president Hiyane-Brown earns state honor

BELLINGHAM — Kathi Hiyane-Brown, Whatcom Community College president, recently received the 2014 Chief Executive Officer award of the Trustees Association of Community and Technical Colleges at an annual ...
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Janis DeJager wins state Dairy Ambassador

EVERETT — Janis DeJager of Everson, Whatcom County’s representive in state competition, was chosen Friday as the 2014-2015 Washington State Dairy Ambassador. Janis was one of six contestants in the ...

Lynden BP station up for grabs now

LYNDEN — The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency officially left the Lynden Border Patrol station for Sumas in 2008, but a final farewell is only happening now. Tony Holladay, assistant chief patrol ...

Lynden district in facilities review

LYNDEN — By the end of June the Lynden School District will have a brand-new facilities committee in place. Jim Frey, superintendent, said that while the district has had facility committees in the past, ...

Wittenberg and Heystek first-team all-state

The all-state baseball teams were released on Tuesday evening and a pair of Whatcom County athletes earned top honors. Lynden’s Jordan Wittenberg, who was recently named the Northwest Conference’s ...

Eastern named top FCS team by Athlon

Eastern Washington’s football program has been an elite program in recent years and Athlon Sports expects 2014 to be another big year for the Eagles. Per Athlon, Eastern is the preseason number one ...

1A State fastpitch all-tourney team

It was only a few weeks ago that the Mount Baker fastpitch team turned countless heads in Richland at the 1A state tournament with its second-place finish. On Tuesday morning, star pitcher Aleks Toivola, ...

On the diamond: Bells sweep Victoria

Heading into the three-game series against Victoria this week, Bells head coach Jeff James knew it would be a true test for his young ball club. The team entered the series 5-3, with all three of their ...
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City adds money for 401 Front St. demolition

LYNDEN -— The city hopes to tap into transportation improvement dollars to help with the demolition of a weakened building at 401 Front St. The connection is that the building’s removal will pave the ...
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Relay at fairgrounds Friday

LYNDEN -— The countdown to the 2014 Relay For Life of North Whatcom this weekend has already begun online, with over $78,000 raised. The fun family-friendly event as a fundraiser for the American Cancer ...