Specialty crop insurance is topic at Mount Vernon listening session

MOUNT VERNON — A new five-year Farm Bill was finalized by Congress in early February. Now agriculture agencies want to hear from farmers as the new legislation takes shape. A session for specialty crop ...
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Staying out of the Lions’ den

EVERETT — Smooth as silk or cooler than the other side of the pillow. You can pick either of those phrases and you’ve described the third-quarter performance of Lynden’s Sterling Somers in the Lions’ ...
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LC girls make it look easy

MOUNTLAKE TERRACE — The road to the state tournament for most teams is a long and difficult one. But for the LC girls, they’ve decided to let their play go ahead and make it easy for them. Going a ...

North county will be well represented at the boys and girls state wrestling Mat Classic

BELLINGHAM — At the 2A girls sub-regional tournament, Lynden 100-pounder Emily Gallegos had to settle for a third-place finish. However, during the 2A regional tournament on Saturday, the Lynden freshman ...

Lindsay wins regional crown

BLAINE — It’s been a memorable senior campaign for Mount Baker wrestler Travis Lindsay, who continued his winning ways on Saturday afternoon at Blaine High School in the 1A regional tournament. Lindsay ...

Lion swimmers headed to state

ANACORTES — The Lynden boys swim team may not have won any races during the 2A district meet at Fidalgo Pool in Anacortes, but several swimmers will compete in the 2A state meet, set for the King County ...
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Trojans fall short against King’s

MOUNTLAKE TERRACE — For the first eight minutes of Saturday’s 1A district championship game, the Meridian Trojans went toe-to-toe with King’s High School and held an early 9-8 advantage. The Trojans ...

Lynden girls headed back to 2A state

LYNDEN — The Lynden girls are headed back to the 2A state tournament. Winners of seven in a row, the Lions booked their trip to the state tourney on Monday after defeating King’s 57-40. With the victory, ...
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U-17 Rangers take down Vegas competition

LAS VEGAS — On Monday, Feb. 17, the Whatcom Rangers U-17 soccer team capped off a great three days of competition by winning the Las Vegas Mayors Cup. The tournament, which began on Saturday, was a college ...

Lynden man charged with manslaughter in June stray-shot death

By Mark Reimers WHATCOM — Investigators announced last week that they believe they know who fired the bullet that killed a 23-year-old Ferndale High School graduate last year. Nicholas A. Zylstra, 31, ...