Calendar

WEDNESDAY Prayer vigil A sixth annual Prayer Vigil for Foster and Adoptive Children will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, in Sonlight church of Lynden. Contact: hope127@sonlightchurch.com. ...

State of the Arts: Climbing on my Photoshop soapbox

Photoshop fails are one of my favorite things on the Internet. It’s a bit shocking how often a girl with three arms, a kid with two heads or a phantom handbag strap shows up in magazine photos. It’s ...

EDITORIAL: Respect the day — visit a cemetery

Memorial Day is more than just a convenient way to count down the remaining days of school or mark the start of summer vacation. It’s a national holiday of deep meaning. This day is set aside to celebrate ...

Letters to the editor – published May 21

In favor of Fleetwood As a Whatcom County voter and as someone who cares passionately about the environment and also as a teacher in the area, I am jumping for joy. Why, you may ask? Because Seth Fleetwood ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, May 21 • Lynden Board of Adjustments, southeast conference room, City Hall Annex, 205 Fourth St., 7 p.m. Thursday, May 22 • The Opportunity Council board of directors, Squalicum Boathouse, ...

Dog lovers’ event at Bay Horizon

BIRCH BAY — Paws for a Cause is a fun run/walk for canines and people on Saturday, May 31, starting at 7511 Gemini Rd. in Bay Horizon Park. The event starts at 10 a.m., with registration at 9:30 a.m. ...
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Baseball: Lynden’s one more trip to state

ANACORTES — When Lynden walked off the baseball diamond following a 7-2 loss to Squalicum on April 7, the dejected team owned a lowly 2-5 record. That game over a month ago was fresh in the minds of ...
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North county athletes stay on track

BELLINGHAM — For the Lynden girls track team, perhaps no one has been more consistent this season than talented discus and javelin hurler Shelby Jacob. The senior, who has dominated meets throughout ...

Nooksack Valley finds new hoops coach

NOOKSACK — The early 2000s were memorable for Nooksack Valley basketball fans. The team won the state title in 2003 and made the state tourney the years 2004-07. The program was riding high and the Martinelli’s ...
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Ex-NFL player delivers Strong words

LYNDEN — It was a little over 17 years ago that Mack Strong sat in his lavish home in Redmond. The former Seattle Seahawks All-Pro fullback had it all. Money, cars, celebrity status and a beautiful girlfriend, ...