Galvez-Cruz, sought in beating, turns himself in

BELLINGHAM ­— Visente Levi Jon Galvez-Cruz, wanted by authorities after allegedly beating his estranged girlfriend in Lynden Oct. 1, surrendered himself at the Whatcom County Jail Wednesday morning, ...

Port candidates on Thursday slate

BELLINGHAM — Candidates for Port of Bellingham commissioner and Bellingham City Council meet in a forum from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, in the Bellingham Municipal Court, 2014 C St. The last ...

SSK agents honored, added

LYNDEN — Snapper Shuler Kenner has announced that Tom Dorr earned his Accredited Advisor in Insurance Certification after a 30-week course. Jamie Baer received her life, medical and disability license ...

Adventure is out there … in geocaching

OTHELLO — “Adventure is out there!” is a phrase I have come to adore in recent years. I first heard it near the beginning of the Pixar masterpiece “Up,” in which Carl Fredricksen and his future ...

Letters to the editor – Oct. 23

Supports Knutzen I have been a friend of Bill Knutzen’s for many years. I appreciate voting for a candidate with a business perspective, someone who understands budgets and how to contain operating costs. ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Oct. 23 • Washington’s Department of Labor & Industries has proposed a 2.7 percent average hike in workers’ compensation insurance rates in 2014. A public hearing on this proposal ...
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A Sterling first performance

LYNDEN — Although he may not have expected his number to be called this season as a starter, Lynden sophomore Sterling Somers certainly was preparing for it. When the Lions’ football team faced adversity ...

Lynden starting QB Lucas Petersen breaks left wrist and will be out for the season

LYNDEN — As I walked onto the Lynden football field on Friday night, draped in a sweatshirt and overcoat, I surveyed the field and saw the Lions warming up. I knew I wouldn’t see quarterback Lucas ...

Football Roundup: A streak that is no more

LYNDEN — It had been a long five-season struggle for the Lynden Christian football team against Nooksack Valley. Time and time again, the Pioneers had the Lyncs’ number. That all changed Friday night, ...
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LC volleyball keeps on rolling

LYNDEN — Of all teams in the north county, in all sports, perhaps no one is hotter right now than Lynden Christian volleyball. The Lyncs have won five straight matches, over Anacortes, Ferndale, Lynden, ...