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One final hurrah for seniors

LYNDEN — For one final night, senior basketball players from Whatcom County gathered in the 2014 Boys & Girls Club Basketball Classic, to have fun at the end of their hoops careers. At Lynden High ...

Equestrian show coming to Lynden

LYNDEN — Equestrian Vaulting, the sport of dance and gymnastics on horseback, comes to the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds March 28-30, 2014. Vaulters of all ages, including some of the top vaulters ...

Salminen makes Finnish national Lacrosse team

LYNDEN — For local lacrosse fans, the name Treven Salminen certainly rings a bell. The 2013 Lynden grad enjoyed a successful career with the North County Cavaliers lacrosse team, which helped him achieve ...
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A sweet ending for LC’s DeHaan

With 772 wins to his name, Lynden Christian girls basketball coach Curt DeHaan stands alone at the top among girls coaches in Washington state high school basketball history. The LC varsity coach since ...

Fans choose, hopefully, final 2014 fair act

LYNDEN — Fans of the Northwest Washington Fair want to see Pentatonix perform. That was the overwhelming response on the fair’s Facebook site last week after asking fans to choose between five different ...

Tribal election results divided on direction

DEMING ­— The results of a Nooksack tribal council election on Saturday provided mixed results related to the effort at disenrollment of 306 members, an issue that has embroiled the tribe for 15 months. ...
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The mighty have fallen, but leave a legacy

On March 3, two pillars in the Lynden community passed through the veil, from this life to the next. Although we mourn their passing, the tone of the memorial services for Ben Boxum and Don Smith decidedly ...

Help restore salmon along creeks

WHATCOM ­— The Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association has set several Saturday work parties to improve salmon habitat on local streams. All times are 9 a.m. to noon. It’s not necessary to RSVP; just ...

Whatcom County starts land use planning update

WHATCOM — The county is starting in on an update of its Comprehensive Plan and development regulations and also a review of Urban Growth Areas, in accordance with the state Growth Management Act. Whatcom ...

Local piano duo featured in WSO concert on March 30

BELLINGHAM — On Sunday, March 30, at 3 p.m. in the Mount Baker Theatre, the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra presents an afternoon program that features, for the first time ever, two pianos on stage with a ...