Farm water discussion Jan. 20

WHATCOM — A public meeting on farm water issues will be held on Monday, Jan. 20, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Mt. Baker Rotary Building of Lynden. This will serve as the kickoff discussion for what ...

Free Whatcom Museum day passes available from city library

BELLINGHAM ­— Interested in visiting the “Vanishing Ice” exhibit at the Lightcatcher Building or planning an outing to the Family Interactive Gallery of the Whatcom Museum? You can now check out ...

Dedication, open house set for Jan. 22 at new Meridian school

WHATCOM — The new Irene Reither Elementary School in the Meridian School District will be dedicated in a ceremony open to the public at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 22. The ceremony will be followed ...
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Celebrating centuries

Rev. Cornie Rientjes, as he approaches his 101st birthday, celebrated New Year’s Day with his immediate family and 60 members of his extended family at a nephew’s home locally. It is tradition for ...
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Making Alex Martin’s name known

BELLINGHAM — Before the start of the 2013-14 boys basketball season, the name Alex Martin didn’t carry a whole lot of weight around the Northwest Conference. Very few knew of the Meridian junior guard. ...
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Lions weather the Storm

LYNDEN — Lions basketball coach Brian Roper is starting to learn some things about his team. He hasn’t had much time to do so, after all. The Lions, with a perfect 8-0 on the season and 2-0 in Northwest ...
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Lynden girls get back to the basics

BELLINGHAM — When Lynden girls basketball coach Rob Adams returned from Arizona in late December after his team had gone 1-2 in the Cactus Jam, the Lions head man knew what had to be done. Lynden had ...
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Lion wrestlers keep making strides

LYNDEN — During a three-way match on Friday at Jake Maberry Gym, the Lynden wrestling team defeated Sehome 49-28, but also suffered a tough 40-39 defeat to Lakewood. In the victory over the Mariners, ...

Boys Hoops: LC able to bounce back versus Bellingham

LYNDEN — It wasn’t a must-win contest for the Lyncs against Bellingham on Thursday evening, but after two straight losses on their home floor, LC needed to respond and show that although they are a ...

From the Margin: Don’t just assume a vital public voice

One particular end-of-the year list happened to catch my eye the other day. This one wasn’t so much created by journalists as it was about journalists. It was the tally of those who died in the line ...