Cruz, Gardner win NWC titles

LYNDEN — Lynden placed sixth out of 12 schools at the Northwest Conference championships on Jan. 17, led by finalists Primitivo Cruz and Brody Weinheimer. Cruz won the 113-pound title, while Weinheimer ...

Roetcisoender, LC cruise to pair of double-digit victories

  WHATCOM — 1A No. 7 Lynden Christian (10-4, 4-2) rolled to a pair of double-digit victories last week, beginning with a 67-40 win over Burlington on Jan. 13.   Zach Roetcisoender led the Lyncs ...
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Working backwards

LYNDEN — When it comes to restoring old machinery, the key is often to work backwards.   Sometimes, backwards by more than a century.   That has been the case with the 1910 steamroller that is ...

State busy with poultry testing

  WHATCOM ­— Amber Itle, field veterinarian with the Washington State Department of Agriculture, spent Monday “testing birds all day” even though officially it was a holiday.   One of her ...

County Mental Health Court to start

  BELLINGHAM — Whatcom County’s new Mental Health Court program began screening potential members last week.   The Mental Health Court seeks to reduce criminal activities and increase public ...

Tuesday night hoops roundup: LC boys fall to Anacortes in OT

The Lynden Christian boys nearly handed the only remaining unbeaten team remaining in the Northwest Conference its first loss. Instead, the Lyncs fell 73-67 to 2A Anacortes in overtime. Zach Roetcisoender ...

Lions, Lyncs unite in Catfight for Cancer

LYNDEN — As the Lions and Lyncs battle for town bragging rights on Thursday night, the two rivals will also be uniting for a cause far bigger than a game. Lynden and Lynden Christian have teamed up to ...

Saturday night hoops roundup: No. 3 Lynden boys pull away, beat rival Ferndale

Ferndale seemingly couldn’t miss from 3-point range in the first quarter. The Golden Eagles hit five 3-pointers in the opening period — including one at the buzzer from well beyond NBA-range — ...

Friday night hoops roundup: Lynden girls continue stifling defensive play

The 2A No. 6-ranked Lynden girls entered Friday night with a three-game winning streak, during which they’ve allowed just 32 points per contest. The Lions (9-4, 5-0 Northwest Conference) continued ...

The CVT Take – A look at the NFC title game: Sunday’s potential under-the-radar mismatch

With Aaron Rodgers and the Packers’ high-powered offense set to collide with the Seahawks’ stifling, historically dominant defense, Sunday’s NFC Championship game is a classic battle of strengths. ...