McEachran, prosecutor of almost 40 years, wants another term

WHATCOM -— Dave McEachran is seeking reelection to the position of Whatcom County Prosecuting Attorney. First elected in 1975, he is completing his tenth term in office and is the longest serving elected ...
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Last call for two Pioneers

NOOKSACK — The memories on the sidelines remain fresh for both Tom Meixner and Rob McKissick of Nooksack Valley High School. It was in the early 1980s that the two Pioneer coaches stood side by side ...

Shot at redemption for Heezen

SEATTLE — Meridian javelin thrower Kaleb Heezen has had the 1A district tournament marked on his calendar since the end of the 2013 state meet. Heezen, who took third at state last season, had a goal ...

Lions headed to state after beating Sedro-Woolley

SEDRO-WOOLLEY — If you’ve followed Lynden fastpitch over the years, it’s no secret that the Lions have had their struggles against the Sedro-Woolley Cubs. Matter of fact, in his 10 years as Lynden ...
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Lions one and done at state

YELM — On Saturday afternoon at Yelm High School, a familiar drama was set for Lynden and Sumner supporters. The two schools met in both the 2A state football and basketball tournaments, with Lynden ...
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Firing well on all cyclinders

SEDRO-WOOLLEY — At Janicki Fields on Saturday, Lynden Christian pitcher Kasey Luna was in the zone. The senior righty wasn’t ready to see her high school career come to an end. And as coach Mitch Moorlag ...
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A slice of Raspberry Pi

KENDALL -— Way up in Kendall, past the point where most mobile phone carriers’ service runs thin and high-speed Internet is often unattainable, fifth-graders at Kendall Elementary School are building ...

County targets river erosion

WHATCOM -— The county will spend about $750,000 to stabilize a section of Nooksack River bank north of Hinote’s Corner that has seen serious erosion in recent years. The County Council voted 4-2 May ...

First marijuana growing licenses granted

WHATCOM — Two Whatcom County marijuana grower/producers, including Deepwater Botanical, just north of Smith Road on the Guide Meridian, were among the first 40 applicants to receive licenses statewide. ...

$1.4 million state grant to protect Deming

OLYMPIA — Floods cause more damage than any other natural disasters in Washington. The Department of Ecology has awarded nearly $11 million in grants to recipients across the state to help prevent damage ...