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, ...

Baseball: Rough Saturday ends Trojans’ season

BELLINGHAM — The Meridian Trojans and coach Steve Slesk were one win away from reaching the 1A state tourney. Following a convincing victory over Seattle Chrsitian on Thursday, the Trojans looked poised ...

Fastpitch: Mounties take out LC in district title game

LYNDEN — Things couldn’t have gone much smoother for the Mount Baker fastpitch team over the weekend. After defeating Friday Harbor 16-3 in the opening round of the 1A district tournament, the Mounties ...
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Dairy digester awarded

LYNDEN — Built in 2004 as a first in the state, the manure digester of Vander Haak Dairy continues to pioneer new technologies leading to greater environmental responsibility for the dairy industry. ...