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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. ...

Thursday night hoops roundup: LC girls roll to 35-point win

The 1A top-ranked Lynden Christian girls (11-3, 6-0 Northwest Conference) scored a season-high 74 points on Thursday night, routing Meridian 74-39. The Lyncs scored the game’s first 15 points, ...

DeHaan selected as National Coach of the Year

Former Lynden Christian head coach Curt De Haan has been selected as the 2014 National Coach of the Year in girls’ basketball by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Coaches ...