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 ...
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Woods Coffee partners with Engedi Refuge efforts

LYNDEN — The Woods Coffee will sell a limited-edition run of unique coffee mugs to help raise funds to fight human trafficking. Each of 100 hand-crafted, leather-wrapped Mason-jar mugs will be individually ...

Ericksen claims his Senate race is a targeted one

WHATCOM -— Part of a 25-24 operating majority in the state Senate last session, 42nd District incumbent Doug Ericksen says his race this year may be targeted for out-of-state dollars. “I am going to ...

Farmers Market opens Thursday

LYNDEN -— The Lynden Farmers Market opens for the 2014 season this Thursday, June 19, in the parking lot at Front and Fourth streets. There will an opening “blessing” right at noon, said Dave Timmer, ...

Guide Meridian, Sumas lane closures possible

WHATCOM — All this week, June 16-20, drivers should expect lane and shoulder closures on State Route 539 (Guide Meridian) between Horton Road in Bellingham and SR 546 (East Badger Road) from 7 a.m. and ...

Woods Coffee roasting here

LYNDEN — All 14 The Woods Coffee locations in Whatcom County have started using coffee beans roasted in the company’s Lynden headquarters. Woods installed a roaster at its headquarters and bakery location ...

Dan Harris takes over command of Border Patrol’s Blaine sector

WHATCOM — U.S. Customs and Border Protection had a change of command for the Northwest effective June 10. Chief Patrol Agent Dan M. Harris Jr. took over in a ceremony led by Border Patrol Chief Michael ...