Hoops roundup: Lynden boys win thriller

Down for the majority of Saturday night’s 2A district contest vs. Archbishop Murphy, it appeared the Lynden Lions were going to fall to the Wildcats. However, led by sophomore Sterling Somers, Lynden ...

1A girls roundup: LC onto the title game

As many expected heading into the 1A district tournament, LC and King’s will meet in the championship game at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday at Mountlake Terrace High School. LC advanced to the title game ...

Meridian shocks LC, moves on to finals

In a bit of a stunner on Wednesday night, the Meridian Trojans took down the top seeded Lynden Christian Lyncs 43-38 at LC. With the win, Meridian advanced to the 1A district championship, where they will ...

Police solve two thefts in one discovery

LYNDEN — The discovery of one crime led Lynden Police to solve a second crime. “We had the cases solved prior to being reported,” said Lynden police detective Lee Beld, “which is a nice change.” ...

Delta Nine marijuana application raising emotions

WHATCOM — As local residents fight against a marijuana production and processing application in Clearbrook, located between Lynden and Sumas, the Whatcom County Council is figuring out how to deal with ...

Sister of WWU’s first African-American student speaks to school

BELLINGHAM — Sandra Campbell, the sister of Willis Ball, who graduated as the first African-American graduate of Western Washington University in 1956, spoke to WWU students on Saturday, Feb. 8. Campbell, ...

Family helped after Everson fire

WHATCOM — The Mt. Baker Chapter of the American Red Cross Volunteers responded to a house fire in Everson on Saturday, Feb. 8. The fire did only minor damage to the home, but fire investigators have ...

Relay for Life hosting Valentine’s Day-themed event

LYNDEN — The 2014 Relay for Life of North Whatcom is hosting Cupid for a Cure on Saturday, Feb. 15, a dinner, dancing and auction event to benefit the Relay for Life. Expect both live and silent auctions ...

BelleWood Acres hosting Women in Ag

PULLMAN — Women in Washington, Oregon and Idaho can gain practical advice for improving farm management skills and networking with other women producers at the 2014 Women in Agriculture Conference to ...

United Way 2014 event March 13 at Silver Reef

FERNDALE — The United Way of Whatcom County 2014 Celebration and Awards Banquet will be on Thursday, March 13, in the Silver Reef Events Center, 4876 Haxton Way. This event honors those individuals and ...