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Lewis 100: A glance back at Lynden sports teams’ success

It’s always a good time to be a Lynden sports fan, but 1961 and 1962 were particular standout years for local fans.   Basketball The Lynden Lions boys’ basketball team took home the state “A” ...

Annual toy show returns to fairgrounds this weekend

LYNDEN — Gene Van Beek first started the annual Puget Sound Toy Show in 1985, and the show is still going strong in 2014. “I went to the big threshing bee that’s in August, and I thought, ‘There ...
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‘The Sound of Music’ coming to Claire vg stage for first show in new season

LYNDEN — As Maria might sing, “The Claire vg Thomas Theatre is alive with ‘The Sound of Music,’” and theater-goers can experience it beginning Wednesday, Sept. 24. The Rodgers & Hammerstein ...
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Supt. Don Kok ending 22 years at LC

LYNDEN — Kids in Lynden Christian Schools raise their hands in class when they have questions or answers, just like children in every other school. But when Superintendent Don Kok puts up his hand before ...

Everson plans new to-school sidewalk

EVERSON — Kids walking to Everson Elementary School will be a great deal safer once a planned new sidewalk is in place. “Ideally it would connect the bridge in town up to the elementary school,” ...
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Lewis 100: A look back at Farmers Equipment, started in 1935

At age 71, Ken Stremler has been around for much of the life of Farmers Equipment Company, which was founded in April 1935. Located in the building that now houses Katz Coffee in downtown Lynden, Farmers ...

Anniversary approaches for Baker inn

MAPLE FALLS — The Mount Baker foothills area is home to a treasure known worldwide. The Inn at Mt. Baker, located off the Mt. Baker Highway just past Maple Falls, is modeled after a chalet you might ...

Lyncs the team to beat in local VB

WHATCOM — Lynden Christian volleyball coach Kim Grycel only graduated three seniors last year, and her extensive returning roster is looking to make waves in the Northwest Conference and beyond this ...
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Early hits at local jamborees

Blake Mellema charges across the line of scrimmage in Lynden Christian’s jamboree matchup against Blaine on Friday…. This content is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Login or Subscribe ...
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LEWIS 100: North Washington Implement takes root in 1917

Washington Tractor began its life as a statewide business in November 2010 when Liberty Farm and Lawn, Barnett Implement and Lynden’s North Washington Implement Co. merged to open seven stores throughout ...