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All Smiles: Father-daughter duo helps team at nationals

WHATCOM — Alexa Smiley has more than a goal from the girls U17 National Championships in North Carolina in July. She also has a second-place finish. The local Whatcom County Rangers team, with Smiley ...

Bells to host WCL Division Playoff Series Aug. 12 or 13

BELLINGHAM — The Bellingham Bells have announced that Bellingham will host a playoff game in the 2014 West Coast League Division Series, and that tickets are now on sale. The Bells, who have clinched ...

Bellingham Bells to host All-Star game in 2015

BELLINGHAM — The Bellingham Bells will host the 2015 West Coast League (WCL) All-Star Game, the eighth All-Star game in the league’s history. “We are excited to have Bellingham as the host of the ...

Luke Ridnour to host local camp

Luke Ridnour, a Blaine alumnus and current NBA point guard, will be hosting his annual basketball camp on Aug. 6-8 at Blaine High School. Ridnour and  his camp staff will teach participating kids the ...
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Riding with purpose

LYNDEN — From May 1 to the end of August, Tim Koetje is a busy man. Every weekend, Koetje, who works for Axiom Construction and Consulting, packs up his truck and heads to a different motocross venue ...
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A world-class experience

DENVER — At just 19 years old, Treven Salminen found himself in quite a unique situation earlier this month. The Lynden native, who graduated from Lynden High School in 2013, played on Finland’s U-19 ...
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Redemption for local runners

LANGLEY — At the end of the 2013 Ragnar Race, a relay from Blaine to Langley on Whidbey Island, Lynden’s Amy VanDalen and her 11 running teammates were just a little disappointed. The 12 women had ...
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I hate goodbyes

LYNDEN — I still recall my first time driving into Lynden. It was Tuesday, April 26, 2012. I had left Pullman just two days before, leaving Washington State University, the place I had called home for ...

Comeback win

SPOKANE — As Lynden native Tim Feenstra prepared for the final day of the 2014 Rosauers Open Invitational, he had one thing on his mind. “I knew I had to put the pedal to the metal,” Feenstra said. ...
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Razz Fest a major success

LYNDEN — Blood, sweat and tears? You better believe it was all on display in downtown Lynden this weekend for the 2014 Northwest Raspberry Festival 3-on-3 tournament. The annual event, which brought ...