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Baseball: Lynden’s one more trip to state

ANACORTES — When Lynden walked off the baseball diamond following a 7-2 loss to Squalicum on April 7, the dejected team owned a lowly 2-5 record. That game over a month ago was fresh in the minds of ...
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North county athletes stay on track

BELLINGHAM — For the Lynden girls track team, perhaps no one has been more consistent this season than talented discus and javelin hurler Shelby Jacob. The senior, who has dominated meets throughout ...

Nooksack Valley finds new hoops coach

NOOKSACK — The early 2000s were memorable for Nooksack Valley basketball fans. The team won the state title in 2003 and made the state tourney the years 2004-07. The program was riding high and the Martinelli’s ...
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Ex-NFL player delivers Strong words

LYNDEN — It was a little over 17 years ago that Mack Strong sat in his lavish home in Redmond. The former Seattle Seahawks All-Pro fullback had it all. Money, cars, celebrity status and a beautiful girlfriend, ...

Baseball: Rough Saturday ends Trojans’ season

BELLINGHAM — The Meridian Trojans and coach Steve Slesk were one win away from reaching the 1A state tourney. Following a convincing victory over Seattle Chrsitian on Thursday, the Trojans looked poised ...

Fastpitch: Mounties take out LC in district title game

LYNDEN — Things couldn’t have gone much smoother for the Mount Baker fastpitch team over the weekend. After defeating Friday Harbor 16-3 in the opening round of the 1A district tournament, the Mounties ...
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Dairy digester awarded

LYNDEN — Built in 2004 as a first in the state, the manure digester of Vander Haak Dairy continues to pioneer new technologies leading to greater environmental responsibility for the dairy industry. ...

City adds firefighters

LYNDEN -— The City Council decided Monday to add two more full-time emergency responders to a Lynden Fire Department that suffered a drastic loss of volunteers in the past year. “We have a responsibility ...

Candidates step up for 42nd Dist.

WHATCOM -— Two local individuals leaning Democratic jumped into the state 42nd District House of Representative races on the last day of filing Friday. Satpal Sidhu, of the Lynden area, will take on ...

Baseball roundup: Lynden headed to state

Riding the strong right arm of senior pitcher Kody Ames, the Lynden baseball Lions defeated Squalicum 3-1 on Saturday morning to clinch a berth in the 2A state tournament. The Lions, who lost to Archbishop ...