Letters to the editor published Feb. 5

Let’s commend, not critique, windmill effort I appreciated Tim Broersma’s response to the criticism about not using local contractors to do some of the repair work on Dutch Village Mall. When you do ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Feb. 5 • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor conference room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6 • Commissioners of Lynden Regional Parks and Recreation ...
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Hoop dreams for LC’s DeHaan

LYNDEN — It was just about a week ago that Lynden Christian girls basketball coach and athletic director Curt DeHaan got home from LC and took a seat on his couch. The 34-year varsity head coach was ...
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Lynden’s own Air Jordan

BLAINE — Heading into last Friday’s tilt against Blaine, Lynden coach Brian Roper was presented with an interesting situation. Star forward Scooter Hastings was on the bench in street clothes due to ...

Baker girls keep climbing

WHATCOM — After consecutive victories over Squalicum and Meridian, the Mount Baker Mountaineers have improved their record to 10-8 and are 6-4 in conference play. With the wins, the Mounties now hold ...

Lyncs earn top NWC seed

BELLINGHAM — Losing your top seven scorers before the start of the season can be a daunting realization for most coaches. However, most coaches don’t have the same positive outlook on life that Lynden ...
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County will keep up rural water appeal

WHATCOM ­— The County Council will continue a court fight for existing rural water rights. The newly configured council for 2014 unanimously made that decision at the start of its Jan. 28 meeting, but ...

Walking home, hit by an owl

LYNDEN ­— Arie Honcoop was walking home along Depot Road the evening of Jan. 20 when a funny thing happened to him — it was fairly scary, actually. He was hit by a snowy owl. The 84-year-old was returning ...

Overstreet wants to lift ‘senior project’ mandate

OLYMPIA — A proposal by 42nd District Rep. Jason Overstreet would prohibit the state Board of Education from requiring students to complete a culminating project for graduation. The bill was heard by ...
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Update: Phelps pulls the trigger on EWU

  For Lynden’ wide receiver Jalani Phelps, time was getting short to make a decision. Heading into last week, he had an offer from Central Washington, but wasn’t quite ready to pull the trigger. ...