Overstreet wants to lift ‘senior project’ mandate

OLYMPIA — A proposal by 42nd District Rep. Jason Overstreet would prohibit the state Board of Education from requiring students to complete a culminating project for graduation. The bill was heard by ...
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Update: Phelps pulls the trigger on EWU

  For Lynden’ wide receiver Jalani Phelps, time was getting short to make a decision. Heading into last week, he had an offer from Central Washington, but wasn’t quite ready to pull the trigger. ...

Girls hoops roundup: Pioneers take down Sehome

In a down-to-the-wire battle on Thursday evening, the Nooksack Valley Pioneers defeated Sehome 47-45. Brianna Turner led the way for the Pioneers, pouring in 18 points. Nooksack Valley is now 10-5 on the ...

Boys hoops roundup: LC survives at Meridian

In front of a Vociferous crowed at Meridian High School, the LC boys escaped Laurel with a 65-58 win over the Trojans on Thursday night. After owning the scoreboard for the majority of the game, Meridian ...

Tuesday girls hoops roundup: Lynden bounces back

After suffering a two game losing streak, the Lynden Lions got back to their winning ways by defeating Sehome 47-13 on Tuesday evening. Stephanie Somers recorded 13 points and 13 rebounds to lead the team. ...

Tuesday boys hoops roundup: LC downs Sedro-Woolley

Lynden Christian earned another hard-faught victory on Tuesday evening, taking down Sedro-Woolley 79-70. LC’s Grant Wolffis led the team with 24 points, while Zach Roetcisoender added 16. LC is now ...
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Lynden Manor readers chat with bestselling author

LYNDEN ­— The book club readers at Lynden Manor got a treat last Friday — hearing the author of “The Boys in the Boat” and his fuller account behind the current bestseller. Writer Daniel James ...
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Trail camera catches cougar roaming near Nooksack

NOOKSACK — Fred and Cindy Vos thought they saw a bobcat roaming the trees behind their Sorenson Road home. Chuck Kleinhesselink, who lives on Alm Road adjoining the Vos land, thought the potential sighting ...

City Council backs school bond

LYNDEN ­— The City Council voted unanimously in support of the Lynden School District bond issue now before voters. Mayor Scott Korthuis also expressed his support. Schools Superintendent Jim Frey was ...

Farm Bill gets conference committee OK

WASHINGTON, DC — On Monday, Jan. 27, a majority of the members on a joint House-Senate conference committee to negotiate a new Farm Bill approved a report on a final five-year Farm Bill. Congresswoman ...