Problem wall delays 401 Front St. project

LYNDEN — This is a problem when buildings are well over 100 years old.   The bricks and mortar that form the common wall between the condemned 401 Front St. building and adjoining Dutch Mothers Family ...

Ericksen: Stop Seattle tunnel drilling project

  OLYMPIA — It’s time to pull the plug on Bertha, the tunnel boring machine that has been stuck under downtown Seattle for more than a year without budging, say two state senators, including Doug ...

Tuesday night hoops roundup: Lynden girls fall in OT

For the second game in a row, Lynden dropped a nailbiter to one of the top teams in the Northwest Conference. Coming off a close defeat to rival Lynden Christian last week, the Lions lost 47-46 in overtime ...

Friday night hoops roundup: Baker boys outlast Nooksack in double overtime

The Mount Baker boys rallied from a late deficit at the end of regulation and another at the end of the first overtime before outlasting Nooksack Valley 63-59 in double overtime. The Mountaineers (6-10, ...

Lancaster’s pivotal stretch leads Lyncs past Lions in battle of unbeatens

After a couple of breakdowns by his defense late in the fourth quarter, Lynden Christian head coach Brady Bomber pulled aside point guard Mikayla Lancaster, one of the Lyncs’ two senior leaders. “A ...

Kivlighn honors late brother with career-high 16 points, leading Lions past Lyncs on emotional night

After passing away from cancer a few months ago, Lynden sophomore guard Andrew Kivlighn’s late brother was honored during a special halftime ceremony at Thursday night’s Coaches vs. Cancer game. And ...

Wednesday night hoops roundup: Meridian boys fall on last-second shot

The Meridian boys are still searching for their first conference victory after falling in the closing seconds to Ferndale on Wednesday night. The Trojans (8-8, 0-7 Northwest Conference) had taken a late ...

PHOTO GALLERY: NFC Championship game — Seahawks 28, Packers 22 (OT)

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Local operation impacted briefly by Canadian poultry ban

  WHATCOM — Two weeks ago, in the wake of recent avian flu cases, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency banned the import of all poultry and poultry products from Washington state.   The ban has ...

Charter review commission gets going

  WHATCOM ­— The 2015 county Charter Review Commission will meet on the second and fourth Mondays of each month, the 15-member group decided at its first meeting on Jan. 12.   At least the first ...