Thursday night hoops roundup: Soares’ 29 points, game-winner propel Mount Baker boys into bi-district

Timothy Soares scored 29 points and hit a go-ahead shot with 10 seconds left to lead Mount Baker past South Whidbey 65-64 on Thursday night in a loser-out district game. With the victory, the Mountaineers ...

Wednesday night hoops roundup: LC girls crush Mount Baker, advance to district title game

Kara Bajema scored 23 points as Lynden Christian stormed to an early lead and routed Mount Baker 73-33 on Wednesday night to secure a bi-district tournament berth and advance to the district title game. ...
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NV bond passing with 70% approval

  WHATCOM – The Nooksack Valley School District’s $27.9 million construction bond was passing easily in Tuesday’s special election.   As of the count taken at 8 p.m. Tuesday evening, the ...
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Sol Lewis Award winners thank their supporters

  LYNDEN ­— Both Celeste Mergens and Richard Decima passed on thanks to their spouses, families, colleagues and community as they received their 2014 Sol Lewis Awards at a Thursday evening reception ...

RadioShack bankruptcy not a big issue for Lloyd’s Electronics

LYNDEN — Following last week’s announcement of RadioShack Corp.’s bankruptcy, Todd Likkel, owner of Lloyd’s Electronics in Lynden’s Fairway Center, said the authorized RadioShack dealer will ...

BNSF plans new track between Ferndale, Custer

FERNDALE — Construction of a second line of tracks between Ferndale and Custer could begin as early as this year, according to information released by the BNSF Railroad on Friday.   The addition ...

Long-term lane closure starts on highway east of Maple Falls

MAPLE FALLS — The Mt. Baker Highway four miles east of Maple Falls has been reduced to one lane by the Washington State Department of Transportation for a “long-term” fix to the highway.   The ...

Law firm name change brings out local history

  BELLINGHAM ­— The law firm that was Zender Thurston — with roots 100 years ago in Lynden — is now named Carmichael Clark.   The name change reflects the firm’s current identity, as Robert ...

‘The Imitation Game’ tells a fascinating true story of Enigma

Anybody who read my review of the first “Hobbit” movie a few years ago certainly knows that I’m a little harsh on needlessly long movies.   The way I see it, if a director sends a movie that’s ...

Outdoor sculpture survey under way

  WHATCOM — Sculpture Northwest is currently conducting a survey of all outdoor sculpture located in the City of Bellingham. The goal is to make the four northwestern counties in Washington State ...