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Boys from Deming riding high

LAUREL — It was around 10 days ago that the Mount Baker boys’ soccer team huddled up in the locker room and took a look at the schedule. The team, at the time with a lackluster 2-4 record, saw three ...
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Cavs fall in battle of Whatcom ‘rivals’

BELLINGHAM — When it comes to his goals for the future, North County lacrosse coach Peter White wants his varsity-level team to become among the top teams in the area. The Cavaliers have made plenty ...
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Youth being shown

LYNDEN — Through 11 games this season, where the Lynden Lions have gone 5-6, there’s something coach Cory White hasn’t really seen from his team. The hitting is there. The pitching is too. But following ...
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Teen center sought in DV Mall

LYNDEN — The desire to create a space for teens in Lynden — a wildly cool space, mind you — to call their own has inspired Sean Taylor, director of the nonprofit ministry Big Oak, to draft a plan ...

WSP: Take care driving during Skagit tulip fest

SKAGIT — With the Skagit County Tulip Festival running all of April, the Washington State Patrol asks drivers to prepare for a safe commute to and from the tulip fields. Along with local law enforcement, ...

Lynden Winter Ride bus making one last trip

LYNDEN — Lynden School District’s Winter Ride bus is making one last trip to Mt. Baker for a day of spring skiing or snowboarding and Easter egg fun. This Saturday, April 19, the Mount Baker Ski Area ...

State panel to look into E911 system outage

OLYMPIA — The state Utilities and Transportation Commission will investigate last week’s seven-hour outage of statewide enhanced 911 (E911) service. The service began experiencing interruptions in ...

Red Cross helps Lynden family after stove fire

LYNDEN ­— A neighbor almost had a kitchen fire put out by the time Lynden city firefighters arrived to a call in the 900 block of East Front Street around 4:45 p.m. Thursday, April 10. A pan of food ...

Everson boy struck by semi, seriously injured

EVERSON — A 3-year-old Everson boy was seriously injured on Saturday, April 12, when he ran across the road and was struck by a semi truck. The truck, driven by Parminder S. Rangdhu, 44, of Abbotsford, ...

County begins planning new 8,800-acre Lake Whatcom park

WHATCOM ­— Effective this year, 8,800 acres of forest land around Lake Whatcom transfers to Whatcom County from the Washington Department of Natural Resources through a reconveyance. These lands are ...