GIRLS: Lynden dominates fourth quarter, punches ticket to state

Elisa Kooiman finished with 18 points as Lynden dominated the fourth quarter to pull away for a 53-43 regional-round victory over Black Hills on Saturday at Mount Vernon High School to advance to the state ...

BOYS: Lynden’s season ends after loss to top-ranked Mark Morris

Either way, one of the state’s top 2A teams was going to see its season come to an abrupt end on Saturday night at Mount Vernon High School. After each suffering a narrow loss in their district title ...

Schedule for this weekend’s basketball regionals

This weekend marks the regional round of the state high school basketball postseason. The winners of these round-of-16 regional games advance to the March 5-7 state tournament in Yakima, while the losers ...
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Temper Tamers

NOOKSACK — Kids at Nooksack Elementary School are building character, and they’re doing so in Patti Hoelzle’s classroom.   Hoelzle, the school’s counselor, led students in a “Temper Tamers” ...
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Farmer concerns: Food safety, trade

  LYNDEN ­— Not dairy and berries directly so much, but concerns about food safety and trade rules came to the fore at a meeting of local farmers with Rep. Suzan DelBene last week.   About 20 ...

LC dinner/auction fundraiser March 13

  LYNDEN — “Flashback to the 70s” is the theme of the Friends of Lynden Christian Schools’ dinner auction to be held on Friday, March 13, in the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds Expo Buildings. ...

County to take more comment on amending marijuana code

  WHATCOM — The county Planning Commission will again be taking comment Thursday, Feb. 26, on amending Title 20 code to define and regulate recreational marijuana type uses as allowed by Washington ...

John Deere to be at home show March 6-8

  LYNDEN — Washington Tractor’s 2015 Drive Green Demo Days will be featured on the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds March 6-8 as part of the Whatcom County Home & Garden Show.   At the ...

Calendar

ONGOING School tours The Lynden School District is hosting community information nights at Lynden Middle School and Fisher Elementary School in February and March. LMS tour and Q&A session from 6:30 ...

Firefighter recruitment event Saturday

  LYNDEN — In a joint effort of North Whatcom Fire & Rescue and the Lynden Fire Department, a Career Fair will be held on Saturday, Feb. 28, starting at 10 a.m. at Station 75, 215 Fourth St. ...