Dave Mocini

Mocini brings wealth of experience to Homestead

KemperSports takes over management of golf course LYNDEN — The new year brought change at Homestead Golf and Country Club, as Canadian owner Morris Chen hired well-known golf course management firm KemperSports ...
Plans to combine the Northwest and Cascade conferences into one single-classification district-wide league were rejected by the Cascade Conference last week in a 5-3 vote by the member schools' principals. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Cascade Conference rejects plans for district-wide football leagues

WHATCOM — Plans to form Northwest District-wide leagues for football were rejected last week by the Cascade Conference in a 5-3 vote by the member schools’ principals. The proposal would have merged ...
Mount Baker freshman Kylind Powell drives toward the basket during the Mountaineers’ 53-51 win over Meridian on Saturday. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Mountaineers rally, survive Trojans’ upset bid

Mount Baker climbs back from 11-point second-half deficit to edge Meridian LAUREL — Meridian was looking to pull off a signature win and brighten what has been a challenging season. Mount Baker was determined ...

NWC wrestling matches cancelled amidst skin infection outbreak

WHATCOM — Northwest Conference athletic directors cancelled all boys wrestling matches last week as a precaution against an unusually high number of reported skin infections among the league’s teams. ...

Rising costs force WIAA to move state semifinals out of Tacoma Dome

TACOMA — Football state semifinal contests will no longer be held in the Tacoma Dome. An increase in Tacoma Dome rental fees has forced the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association to move the ...

Boys basketball roundup: Lions, Lyncs cruise to wins; Gray leads Baker past Meridian

WHATCOM — 2A third-ranked Lynden (17-1, 9-1 Northwest Conference) extended its winning streak to eight games with three blowout league victories. On Jan. 26, Christian Zamora scored 21 points to lead ...

Girls basketball roundup: Lions fall to Burlington, but still control path to NWC title

WHATCOM — 2A third-ranked Lynden (16-2, 9-1 Northwest Conference) saw its 12-game winning streak come to an end with a 69-46 home loss to Burlington on Jan. 26. The 69 points the Lions allowed was 16 ...

Lynden girls wrestling places third, Baker finishes fourth in Lady Wolfpack Invite

MILL CREEK — The Lynden girls wrestling team placed third with 124 points in the Lady Wolfpack Invite on Saturday at Jackson High School. Senaida Veliz (190 pounds) won an individual title and was one ...
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Celebrating the day of the tutu (on 2/2)

Feb. 2 meant Tutu Day for a number of girls at the Jansen Art Center on Tuesday afternoon, with the Northwest Ballet Academy organizing a parade and other activities. Doing their dance through the upstairs ...

County redistricting gets underway

New group must create five districts instead of the current model of three WHATCOM ­— As a result of last November’s election, changes are coming to the county’s election format. The County Council ...