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Back-to-back district champs

  MOUNT VERNON — Over the course of the season, Lynden’s biggest challenge has been finding consistency.   At times, the Lions would flash the potential of a team capable of being one of the ...
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Garcia overcomes odds to place at Mat Classic

  TACOMA — Lynden senior Alexus Garcia had just wrestled in the final match of her high school career, pinning her opponent in a mere 26 seconds to earn seventh place in state in the 170-pound class ...

Yakima will be missing some of state’s top teams

  LYNDEN — Let me preface this by saying one thing: There may not be a better way.   But still, that doesn’t change the fact that some very worthy teams will unfairly be left out of this year’s ...
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Lyncs, NV advance to regionals

  WHATCOM — Kara Bajema scored 24 points and Lynden Christian’s defense stifled Mount Baker as the Lyncs advanced to regionals with a 62-25 rout on Saturday in a loser-out bi-district game at Mountlake ...
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Baker girls come just short

  TACOMA — Mount Baker girls’ wrestling held the team lead for much of last week’s Mat Classic XXVII at the Tacoma Dome.   But in the end, the Mountaineers came up just a mere half point ...

Lions fall in district title game

  MOUNT VERNON — Nail-biting games between Northwest Conference powers Lynden and Anacortes have become commonplace in recent years.   And Friday night’s district championship game was the ...

Swimming: Up-and-down state meet for Lions

  FEDERAL WAY — Lynden nearly put together one of the best performances it could’ve hoped for last weekend in the state championships at the King County Aquatic Center.   However, a couple ...
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Avenue Bread to join Waples Building

LYNDEN — Teri Treat, co-owner of the coming Waples Mercantile Building in the former Delft Square location, has announced the signing of Avenue Bread as the revitalized building’s “premier tenant.” ...

Fireworks limited to July 1-5, 2016

  LYNDEN ­— The city law on fireworks is changing — a little.   The City Council’s unanimous action of Feb. 17 brings 1963 city code back into compliance with state law, and it slightly ...

Gas prices keep going up, but still way below 2014

  SEATTLE ­— Average retail gasoline prices in Washington rose 9.1 cents per gallon in the week ended Sunday, Feb. 22, to an average of $2.42, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,666 gas ...