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School ballots in hand

WHATCOM — Next Tuesday, Feb. 11, is the last day for returning voted ballots in the Ferndale and Lynden school districts’ bond elections. As of 5:30 p.m. on Jan. 31, 4,205 ballots had been returned ...

Boys & Girls Club ‘Kickof For Kids’ raises $100,000 at Seahawks-themed event

LYNDEN — The Lynden Boys & Girls Club’s annual Kickoff For Kids dinner and auction on Saturday was a big success this year, netting nearly $100,000. The event saw 300 guests in attendance. Buyers ...

LCHS releases first-semester honor roll

LYNDEN — Lynden Christian High School has released its first-semester honor roll, and the following students are named:   4.0 grade-point average Seniors — Dylan Blok, Ian He, Joe Kooiman, Braelyn ...

‘Captain Phillips’ rivets with performances, suspense

It’s always remarkable to me when a filmmaker takes widely known events and manages to make a suspenseful film based upon them. Take Kathryn Bigelow’s “Zero Dark Thirty,” for example. We all know ...
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By the numbers: The school bond

LYNDEN — The ballots are out for the Lynden School District’s Feb. 11 election request for a $46 million bond. If approved, the money, combined with $16 million in state matching funds, will pay to ...

Locals make university honor rolls

EWU releases fall dean’s list CHENEY — Eastern Washington University has released its fall-quarter dean’s list, and the following local students are named: Lynden—Blair Bomber, Kelly Heerspink, ...
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‘The Phantom of the Opera’ premieres at LCHS

LYNDEN — Lynden Christian High School will soon premiere “The Phantom of the Opera,” a production with solid community support and a dedicated cast filling roles. The Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, ...

FAFSA filing event set for Thursday at LHS

LYNDEN — The Lynden School District will host a FAFSA filing event from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 16, at Lynden High School. The event will help families that would like assistance filling out their ...

Looking back at ‘Road to Perdition’

When I walked out of Langley’s Colossus theater after seeing Bryan Singer’s “X-Men” with my dad and brother in 2000, none of us could have possibly knows what was to come of the future cash cow ...
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Paying for better schools

LYNDEN — On Tuesday, Feb. 11, Lynden School District residents will vote “yes” or “no” on a proposed $46 million facilities bond that, if approved, will go toward constructing two new schools ...