Plots open at Everson Community Garden

LYNDEN — Plots are open at the Everson Community Garden for anyone interested in growing organic vegetables or flowers. Garden employees will disk in fertilizer as soon as the ground is dry enough to ...
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National decline hits Bender Fields too

LYNDEN — These days, the number of athletes playing sports at Bender Fields doesn’t seem to be as high as it used to be. That’s because it isn’t as full. Over the last few years, Lynden Parks Director ...
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Little brother no more

LYNDEN — When people head to Las Vegas, Nev., for vacation, there’s usually several things they like to stop in and do first. The options are limitless. You can catch a magic show, hang out with an ...

Meridian off to a great campaign

LAUREL — Before the first game of 2014, Meridian baseball coach Steve Slesk said the way his kids started the season would be crucial for the team’s confidence. Four games into 2014, it looks like ...

Mounties have good day

DEMING — Whenever Mount Baker and Nooksack Valley get together for a track meet, you can expect some top-tier athleticism on display. On Thursday, March 27, the Mounties hosted the Pioneers and Friday ...

Lions rebound

LYNDEN — Following a 7-1 loss to Sequim on Saturday, March 22, the Lynden fastpitch team has responded with two straight wins to improve its record to 4-2. Lynden’s last game, on Thursday, March 27, ...
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Cute little plant infests in a hurry

WHATCOM ­— It’s such a cute little plant with rich green leaves and a yellow flower that gardeners have been known to trade it with each other and nurseries have sold it. But beware. The alluring ...
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Lynden boy, 6, killed in Monday crash

BOW — A 6-year-old Lynden boy was killed and his mother was critically injured Monday when her Ford SUV crashed along Chuckanut Drive, according to a report from the Washington State Patrol. According ...
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Photo Gallery: Wazzu hits the gridiron for spring camp

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Natural gas leak at First St. alley under control

LYNDEN ­— A natural gas leak at a downtown construction site was brought under control without any injuries within about an hour Monday morning. But traffic was detoured for a bit longer on busy First ...