Softball: Pioneers still undefeated

  WHATCOM — Nooksack Valley (6-0, 3-0 Northwest Conference) remained undefeated in softball with victories over Meridian and Blaine last week.   On March 31, the Pioneers routed Meridian 13-3, ...

Lynden Slow-Pitch league registration open

  LYNDEN — The Lynden Spring League Slow-Pitch games will begin the week of April 12.   The season consists of doubleheaders on Tuesday and Thursday nights and will last six weeks.   Cost ...

Baker’s Wilson places second in Whatcom County Championship

  SUDDEN VALLEY — Mount Baker’s Gemma Wilson finished second overall with a score of 49 in the Whatcom County Championship on April 2 at Sudden Valley Golf Course.   Her teammate, Bria Henthorn, ...
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Bond ballots coming

LYNDEN — It’s bond time again, and most Lynden-area voters should find ballots in their mailboxes by Friday, April 10.   The Whatcom County Auditor’s Office said in a press release that election ...
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Ski to Sea Race eliminating 2015 ski portions

WHATCOM — Skiing may be an integral part of the annual Ski to Sea Race, but it’s decidedly difficult to snow ski without snow.   Low snowpack from a very mild winter forced the Mount Baker Ski ...
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NWWA Fair names Skillet as grandstand entertainer

LYNDEN — In the Northwest Washington Fair’s first grandstand entertainment announcement of 2015, Christian rock band Skillet and “American Idol” finalist Colton Dixon were both named to the Thursday, ...
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Community leads new Maple Falls park

MAPLE FALLS — When the old Maple Falls Elementary School was burned to the ground via a controlled burn in 2013, a group of local residents already knew what they wanted to do with the vacant land.   “We’ve ...

Three injured in car-truck crash at Guide, Badger

  LYNDEN ­— Two were taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle with injuries from a car-truck collision at the corner of Guide Meridian and Badger roads just before 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April ...

North Cascades Highway to reopen Friday

WINTHROP — In one of the fastest reopening efforts in the North Cascades Highway’s 42-year history, Washington State Department of Transportation crews expect to swing open the winter closure gates ...

Bedlington Twilight Invitational local medalists

The Bedlington Twilight Invitational was a showcase for local track and field talent, as north county athletes racked up medals at the 11-school meet on March 27 at Lynden High School. The Lynden girls’ ...