MBHS has special claim upon ‘Boys in Boat’ book

  WHATCOM — As “The Boys in the Boat” book and author Daniel James Brown make a splash locally this month, Mount Baker High School can make a unique claim: One of the boys was a MBHS graduate ...

Crawford leaving County Council for work reasons

  BELLINGHAM ­— County Council member Sam Crawford announced Tuesday he is resigning his 2nd District seat effective March 1.   Crawford said in a letter read at the end of the evening’s meeting ...

Tuesday night hoops roundup: Lyncs rout Ferndale, win Northwest Conference title behind suffocating defense

  Ferndale entered Tuesday night’s de facto Northwest Conference girls’ basketball title game against Lynden Christian averaging 52.2 points per game. But against LC’s defense, the Golden ...

Saturday night hoops roundup: Meridian boys rally, edge Mount Baker on last-second shot

Kyle Young grabbed a loose ball and hit a game-winning shot with one second left as Meridian rallied from a 16-point first-half deficit to defeat Mount Baker 65-63 on Saturday night in a pivotal Northwest ...

Friday night hoops roundup: Late rally not enough as Lynden girls fall to Ferndale

Lynden got off to a strong start and rallied for a strong finish. But a rough two quarters in between proved too much to overcome, as the Lions fell to rival Ferndale 47-40 on Friday night. 2A No. 6-ranked ...

Thursday night hoops roundup: Hastings scores 27, Lions rout Ferndale

Scooter Hastings scored 27 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as Lynden routed rival Ferndale 72-43 on Thursday night for its eighth straight victory. Sterling Somers added 19 points for the Lions (14-3, 8-1 ...

Crawford leaving County Council for work reasons

  BELLINGHAM ­— County Council member Sam Crawford announced Tuesday he is resigning his 2nd District seat effective March 1.   Crawford said in a letter read at the end of the evening’s meeting ...
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SOL LEWIS AWARD WINNER: Celeste Mergens: Lynden-based Day For Girls has grown to over 70 countries

  Celeste Mergens has by now told the story countless times. She was in Kenya in 2008 to help with the living conditions at an orphanage there when she awoke one night at 2:30 a.m. with a burning question ...
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SOL LEWIS AWARD WINNER: Dick Decima: Exacting efficiency for the multiple good of the community

There was a little smile on Dick Decima’s face when he explained how the Washington Heritage Register officials told him they had never before seen an application quite like the one he helped submit ...
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Student Learning: A Space Odyssey

LYNDEN — Fisher Elementary School students learned that many objects in space are light years away, but learning about space can happen very close to home.   The Pacific Science Center’s Science ...