Lyncs were a real-life story that inspired

As someone whose life has more or less revolved around sports for about as long as memory serves, I’m ashamed to admit that I’ve never watched the movie “Hoosiers.”   Loosely based on a true ...

Spring roundup

BOYS’ SOCCER   Nooksack Valley stormed past Lynden Christian with five second-half goals en route to a 7-0 win on Monday.   Rigoberto Gonzales led the Pioneers with a hat trick, while Luke VanWingerden ...

Local All-NWC selections

BOYS Co-Coach of the Year Rob Gray (Baker) First team Scooter Hastings (Lynden) Sterling Somers (Lynden) Alex Martin (Meridian) Second team Zach Roetcisoender (LC) Cody Fransen (LC) Timothy Soares (Baker) ...

One final night

  LYNDEN — Local high school basketball seniors got one last chance to lace up their sneakers on Friday night, as the Boys & Girls Club put together the 29th annual Whatcom County Basketball ...
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LSD names new high school principal

LYNDEN — The Lynden School District has chosen Ian Freeman as the new Lynden High School principal.   Freeman will replace outgoing LHS principal Todd Apple on July 1 of this year.   Freeman ...

.2% more sales tax asked for county jail

  WHATCOM — Needing cities’ agreement, the county wants to put a two-tenths-cent sales tax increase on the Aug. 4 ballot to raise the $104 million needed to build a new county jail and then continue ...

Incumbent Helm back in Conservation District

  WHATCOM ­— Subject to Washington Conservation Commission canvassing, incumbent Larry Helm appears to be reelected to a second term in his county Conservation District supervisor position.   The ...
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Towering over Waples

A big construction crane has been set up on Fifth Street to help in the creation of Waples Mercantile Building, starting with a new roof over the structure. Dawson Construction is doing the $3.9 million ...

2014-15 All-Northwest Conference basketball teams

BOYS: Co-Coach of the Year Rob Gray (Mount Baker) BOYS: First team Scooter Hastings (Lynden) Sterling Somers (Lynden) Alex Martin (Meridian) BOYS: Second team Zach Roetcisoender (Lynden Christian) Cody ...

Hardwood Classic all-tournament teams

Listed below are the five local players who made their respective Hardwood Classic all-tournament teams for their performances in Yakima on March 5-7. Cody Fransen (Lynden Christian) — 1A boys first ...