Haggen starts massive acquisition/rebrand

BELLINGHAM — Haggen has started the process of converting 145 Albertsons and Safeway stores throughout Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada and Arizona to the Haggen brand in February.   But don’t ...
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‘The Pirates of Penzance’ premiering at Lynden High School

LYNDEN — An operetta may seem like a difficult choice for a high school drama production, but for Tina Miller’s group of LHS performers, it was just the right fit.   “After last year’s musical, ...

Law enforcement learning camp for high school juniors, seniors

  OLYMPIA — Washington State high school juniors and seniors with an interest in law enforcement as a career can spend a week this summer learning about the roles and job opportunities.   Applications ...
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Boys: Lions advance to regionals

  MOUNT VERNON — Lynden’s halftime adjustment in Monday night’s 68-54 district semifinals win wasn’t so much an adjustment as it was a rededication.   After using their superior size and ...
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1A basketball: Silver linings in LC losses

  MOUNT VERNON — Neither of the Lynden Christian basketball teams won their respective district title games on Saturday at Mount Vernon High School.   But neither has much — if anything — ...

Tree fruit the focus at March 7 Skagit field day

  MOUNT VERNON — The Western Washington Fruit Research Foundation presents its Winter Field Day on Saturday, March 7, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Washington State University Northwestern Washington ...

March workshop is on irrigation

  LYNDEN — A March 6 half-day workshop will deal with strategies for improved delivery in agricultural irrigation.   WSU Extension, with financial support from the Washington red raspberry and ...

$4 million up for specialty crop grants

  OLYMPIA — The Washington State Department of Agriculture is accepting proposals for new projects to support the state’s fruit, vegetable, tree nut and nursery crops through the federal Specialty ...
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Girls wrestling: Lions sending four girls to Mat Classic

  BELLINGHAM — Lynden will be sending four wrestlers to the Feb. 20-21 state championships at the Tacoma Dome after taking fourth place as a team in regionals on Feb. 14 at Bellingham High School. ...

Boys wrestling: Peterson-Scotter advances to state as Lynden’s lone non-alternate qualifier

  WHATCOM — Lynden is sending three wrestlers to the Feb. 20-21 state championships in the Tacoma Dome, led by Payton Peterson-Scotter (145 pounds), who finished in fourth place at the 2A regional ...