Rebuild continues to look promising for Meridian’s wrestling program

LAUREL — When Meridian assistant coach Jack Hallmark walked into the Trojan wrestling room on the first day of fall practice, he recognized all four of the guys that were standing on the mats. A 2013 ...

LC hosting tourney

LYNDEN — With a 5-1 record going into the weekend, the Lynden Christian Lyncs boys have plenty of confidence entering the highly anticipated Cloud 9 Sports Christmas Classic. LC will open the tournament ...
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Playing a jazzy Christmas donation

The Lynden Christian High School jazz band plays renditions of classic Christmas tunes outside Safeway on Friday in support of the Salvation Army’s bell-ringing. Michael Gurule is the band’s director…. ...

Lynden’s Libolt sings in TV Christmas show

NASHVILLE — Jami Libolt, a Lynden native and 2012 LCHS graduate, appeared on the nationally televised “Christmas at Belmont” concert that aired Dec. 20 on PBS. More than 800 student musicians joined ...

Tough Enough to Wear Pink gives $10K to Cancer Center

WHATCOM — The Lynden PRCA Rodeo Tough Enough to Wear Pink campaign recently donated $10,000 to the PeaceHealth St. Joseph Cancer Center in Bellingham for the care of breast cancer patients. This year’s ...

Habitat starting another Birch Bay home

BIRCH BAY — Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom County broke ground on its latest building project on Saturday, Dec. 14, at 7535 Leeside Dr. Local volunteers with Habitat’s Women Build program will construct ...

Two supervisors of conservation district to be chosen in 2014 elections

WHATCOM ­— Two positions are open in 2014 on the five-member Whatcom Conservation District board of supervisors. For one position, an election will be held on March 11 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the district ...

Bank of the Pacific names Portmann new president, CEO

ABERDEEN — Bank of the Pacific, which has a Lynden branch, named Denise Portmann its new president and chief executive officer effective Jan. 1. In the interim, Portmann will continue to oversee the ...

CBP ‘family’ definition now reflects same-sex couples status

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Dec. 13 sent to the Federal Register a Final Rule to broaden the definition of “members of a family residing in one household” to more accurately ...

Trent Postma named 2A POY

LYNDEN — When the Lions opened the season against King’s on Sept. 7, at the University of Washington’s newly renovated $250 million stadium, all eyes were on who would step up for Lynden. On a team ...