Letters to the editor – published Nov. 5

Thoughts on the WID I came to a County Council meeting and communicated with certain members in an effort to educate myself about the watershed irrigation districts that were proposed because I wanted ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Nov. 5 Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor conference room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m.   Thursday, Nov. 6 Northwest Regional Council, Skagit County commissioners ...

Raise your traffic safety awareness in the darkness

OLYMPIA — The end of daylight saving time on Sunday, Nov. 2, signaled more than a turning back of the clocks. It’s also a time to use extra caution on our state’s roadways. Between October and January ...

County Executive needs people to serve on boards

WHATCOM -— Certain vacancies on county boards and commissions are filled by appointment of the County Executive with confirmation by the County Council. Appointees must be registered voters and residents ...

125 years of statehood set for celebration in Olympia Nov. 11

OLYMPIA — On Nov. 11, 1889, President Benjamin Harrison signed the proclamation admitting Washington to the Union. Now, with this year marking Washington’s 125th anniversary, the Washington State Historical ...

Larsen to talk on veterans’ issues in Bellingham

BELLINGHAM — Rep. Rick Larsen, Congressman for the 2nd District, is holding roundtable discussions with veterans throughout his district this week, and a session will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. ...
Screen Shot 2014-11-05 at 7.10.44 AM

Football: Baker wins mud-fest, league title

DEMING — In playing conditions that at times seemed to resemble more of a swamp than a football field, first downs were not easy to come by. But on a pair of plays in the first half, Mount Baker did ...
Screen Shot 2014-11-05 at 7.10.32 AM

Soccer: Meridian shooting it out in districts

SULTAN — Not only are soccer penalty-kick shootouts unlike almost anything in sports — they’re also very different from almost everything that occurs previously in a soccer match. After more than ...
Screen Shot 2014-11-05 at 7.10.37 AM

Lyncs’ late rally comes up short

LYNDEN — After dropping the first two sets of Saturday afternoon’s winner-to-state district title match and with the third frame on the verge of slipping away as well, it would’ve been easy for Lynden ...
Photo by Steve McKinley

Football: Lions rally to win sixth straight league crown

LYNDEN — Lynden’s recent stretch of close games has been an unfamiliar occurrence, but the Lions’ latest accomplishment is something they know all about. Lynden secured its sixth consecutive Northwest ...