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2013 Fall Sports Athlete of the Year: Letrez Jones

LAUREL — For Meridian running back Letrez Jones, the nickname “Flash” seems more than appropriate. The way he sliced and diced his way through defensive lines this season was downright impressive. ...
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Building a Main (St.) bridge

With salmon already running freely beneath the new bridge on Main Street in Lynden, traffic should start moving just as fluidly by late January…. This content is for subscribers only. Already a ...

H-2A farmworker program on rise in Washington state

OLYMPIA — The Washington Farm Labor Association has released a report on the H-2A program in Washington State for the 2013 season. H-2A is the federal program that permits farmers to obtain visas for ...

Ag-Watershed Project looking for producer on technical review

WHATCOM — The county’s agricultural land protection program is implementing an Ag-Watershed Project that needs an additional producer on its technical review committee. The grant-funded project aims ...

First TED Talk Tuesday is Jan. 14

BELLINGHAM — The first TED Talk Tuesday event will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, in the lower level theatre of Explorations Academy, 1701 Ellis St., two blocks south of Bellingham High School. ...

Larrabee Park management plan to be created

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is starting to develop a management plan for Larrabee State Park near Bellingham. The public is invited to participate in the process by ...

Red Cross aids after Dec. 24 fire

WHATCOM — Volunteers with the Mt. Baker American Red Cross chapter responded to a house fire on the Pole Road near Lynden at 3:46 a.m. on Christmas Eve. The fire completely destroyed the home, leaving ...

Military News

Army Reserve Pvt. Elijah R. Andrews has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition ...
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Lyncs stumble late in tough loss

LYNDEN — Following a down-to-the-wire, nail-biting defeat, it can be tough for a coach and his players to think positively about what just happened. However, for the Lynden Christian boys, who had just ...

Calendar

TUESDAY Live local music The Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St., hosts The Silver City Band at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 31, New Year’s Eve. No cover. Legion gala American Legion Albert J. Hamilton Post ...