Meridian off to a great campaign

LAUREL — Before the first game of 2014, Meridian baseball coach Steve Slesk said the way his kids started the season would be crucial for the team’s confidence. Four games into 2014, it looks like ...

Mounties have good day

DEMING — Whenever Mount Baker and Nooksack Valley get together for a track meet, you can expect some top-tier athleticism on display. On Thursday, March 27, the Mounties hosted the Pioneers and Friday ...

Lions rebound

LYNDEN — Following a 7-1 loss to Sequim on Saturday, March 22, the Lynden fastpitch team has responded with two straight wins to improve its record to 4-2. Lynden’s last game, on Thursday, March 27, ...
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Cute little plant infests in a hurry

WHATCOM ­— It’s such a cute little plant with rich green leaves and a yellow flower that gardeners have been known to trade it with each other and nurseries have sold it. But beware. The alluring ...
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Lynden boy, 6, killed in Monday crash

BOW — A 6-year-old Lynden boy was killed and his mother was critically injured Monday when her Ford SUV crashed along Chuckanut Drive, according to a report from the Washington State Patrol. According ...
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Photo Gallery: Wazzu hits the gridiron for spring camp

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Natural gas leak at First St. alley under control

LYNDEN ­— A natural gas leak at a downtown construction site was brought under control without any injuries within about an hour Monday morning. But traffic was detoured for a bit longer on busy First ...

Boys & Girls Club planning for future

LYNDEN — The Whatcom County Boys & Girls Club is “in no way, shape or form prepared to move forward on a capital project” in Lynden at this time, said Kim Grams, the county organization’s chief ...
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‘FoodPlay’ comes to Lynden

LYNDEN — “FoodPlay” came to Lynden for the first time Tuesday morning, as Lynden School District youngsters had a chance to learn about healthy eating in conjunction with new food requirements in ...

Targeted Nooksacks see ruling as favorable

DEMING — On the same day that election results of Nooksack Tribal Council voting were made official, another bit of news was added to the 15-month saga of trying to get 306 members of the tribe disenrolled. ...