County now has pot moratorium

WHATCOM ­— Quickly after hearing of problems, the County Council slapped an emergency moratorium on new applications to grow, process or sell marijuana in the county. The Feb. 11 action on the proposal ...

Third time’s the charm for Lynden

Dating back to last spring, the Anacortes Seahawks had a two-game winning streak over the Lynden Lions. However, on Tuesday evening, the Lions were able to get some revenge on their NWC rival, defeating ...

Lynden girls move on to the ship

In the 2A district semifinals, the Lynden girls faced Archbishop Murphy on Monday night and took down the Wildcats 57-40. With the win, the Lions earned a trip to the 2A district championship, where they’ll ...

Hoops roundup: Lynden boys win thriller

Down for the majority of Saturday night’s 2A district contest vs. Archbishop Murphy, it appeared the Lynden Lions were going to fall to the Wildcats. However, led by sophomore Sterling Somers, Lynden ...

1A girls roundup: LC onto the title game

As many expected heading into the 1A district tournament, LC and King’s will meet in the championship game at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday at Mountlake Terrace High School. LC advanced to the title game ...

Meridian shocks LC, moves on to finals

In a bit of a stunner on Wednesday night, the Meridian Trojans took down the top seeded Lynden Christian Lyncs 43-38 at LC. With the win, Meridian advanced to the 1A district championship, where they will ...

Police solve two thefts in one discovery

LYNDEN — The discovery of one crime led Lynden Police to solve a second crime. “We had the cases solved prior to being reported,” said Lynden police detective Lee Beld, “which is a nice change.” ...

Delta Nine marijuana application raising emotions

WHATCOM — As local residents fight against a marijuana production and processing application in Clearbrook, located between Lynden and Sumas, the Whatcom County Council is figuring out how to deal with ...

Sister of WWU’s first African-American student speaks to school

BELLINGHAM — Sandra Campbell, the sister of Willis Ball, who graduated as the first African-American graduate of Western Washington University in 1956, spoke to WWU students on Saturday, Feb. 8. Campbell, ...

Family helped after Everson fire

WHATCOM — The Mt. Baker Chapter of the American Red Cross Volunteers responded to a house fire in Everson on Saturday, Feb. 8. The fire did only minor damage to the home, but fire investigators have ...