Ross Black named SBA Local Leader

LYNDEN -— Ross Black, owner of Simple Box Storage, was selected among thousands of graduates of SBA Emerging Leaders across the U.S. as the Local Leader winner. Awards were hosted by Interise, the organization ...

AmericanWest Bank to merge with Banner Bank

WALLA WALLA — AmericanWest Bank will merge into Banner Bank, allowing the two banks to operate under the Banner Bank brand, the two companies reported last week. Banner Bank, headquartered in Walla Walla ...
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‘Interstellar’ is not so stellar

According to a May report by CBS News, more than 200,000 people have signed up to take a planned one-way trip to Mars in 2024 with the Netherlands-based Mars One program. To me, that’s one of the most ...

WSO brings in two choruses for Dec. 7 concert

BELLINGHAM — On Sunday, Dec. 7, at 3 p.m. in the Mt. Baker Theatre, the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra presents an afternoon of holiday treats featuring both the Mount Baker Toppers and the Bellingham Children’s ...

Calendar

WEDNESDAY Noon piano The Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St., hosts live piano music at noon every Wednesday in November. Nov. 12 features Nell Veenstra. Veteran film The Pickford Film Center, 1318 Bay St., ...
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Lyncs advance to 18th state tournament in a row

BOTHELL — At this point, it’s almost as if the Lynden Christian volleyball team has a permanent spot in the state tournament. The Lyncs advanced to the 1A state tournament for the 18th consecutive ...
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Lynden advances to state for ninth consecutive time

BELLINGHAM — Three-time 2A defending state champion Lynden is headed back to the state playoffs for what will be its ninth consecutive trip. The third-ranked Lions punched their ticket with a 42-7 rout ...
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Mounties punch ticket to state for third straight year

BELLINGHAM — Mount Baker typically does most of its damage on the ground. But on Friday night, the Mountaineers had plenty of success through the air. Senior quarterback Mason Bass tossed four touchdown ...
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Third-quarter onslaught dooms Meridian

SEATTLE — King’s entered Friday night’s game averaging 31.3 points per contest, but was kept off the scoreboard for the entire first half, stymied by Meridian’s defense. That all changed very quickly. ...

Lions’ 200 freestyle makes state

ANACORTES — The Lynden girls’ 200-yard freestyle relay team qualified for the 2A state meet as a wild-card with a season-best time of 1:54.26 during Saturday’s district finals at Fidalgo Pool. The ...