Law enforcement learning camp for high school juniors, seniors

  OLYMPIA — Washington State high school juniors and seniors with an interest in law enforcement as a career can spend a week this summer learning about the roles and job opportunities.   Applications ...
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Boys: Lions advance to regionals

  MOUNT VERNON — Lynden’s halftime adjustment in Monday night’s 68-54 district semifinals win wasn’t so much an adjustment as it was a rededication.   After using their superior size and ...
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1A basketball: Silver linings in LC losses

  MOUNT VERNON — Neither of the Lynden Christian basketball teams won their respective district title games on Saturday at Mount Vernon High School.   But neither has much — if anything — ...

Tree fruit the focus at March 7 Skagit field day

  MOUNT VERNON — The Western Washington Fruit Research Foundation presents its Winter Field Day on Saturday, March 7, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Washington State University Northwestern Washington ...

March workshop is on irrigation

  LYNDEN — A March 6 half-day workshop will deal with strategies for improved delivery in agricultural irrigation.   WSU Extension, with financial support from the Washington red raspberry and ...

$4 million up for specialty crop grants

  OLYMPIA — The Washington State Department of Agriculture is accepting proposals for new projects to support the state’s fruit, vegetable, tree nut and nursery crops through the federal Specialty ...
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Girls wrestling: Lions sending four girls to Mat Classic

  BELLINGHAM — Lynden will be sending four wrestlers to the Feb. 20-21 state championships at the Tacoma Dome after taking fourth place as a team in regionals on Feb. 14 at Bellingham High School. ...

Boys wrestling: Peterson-Scotter advances to state as Lynden’s lone non-alternate qualifier

  WHATCOM — Lynden is sending three wrestlers to the Feb. 20-21 state championships in the Tacoma Dome, led by Payton Peterson-Scotter (145 pounds), who finished in fourth place at the 2A regional ...

Girls Basketball: Lions earn overtime win in district opener

  WHATCOM — Elisa Kooiman scored 15 points, Kaitlyn Mark added 11 and the defense registered yet another strong performance as Lynden (14-7) earned a 46-28 win over Squalicum on Feb. 10 in its regular-season ...

Boys Basketball: Soares hits game-winner to send Mountaineers to bi-district

  WHATCOM — The week ended better than it started for Mount Baker (8-17).   On Feb. 10, the Mountaineers got routed by Lynden Christian 76-38 in the district semifinals.   Mount Baker struggled ...