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Even without Boo, ‘Monsters’ delights

Calling Pixar’s “Monsters University” the best prequel of all time may sound like I’m condemning the movie with faint praise, and that’s a fair point. More than fair, actually. Hollywood’s ...
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‘Much Ado About Nothing’ mixes old, new for refreshing rom-com

When I first heard that Joss Whedon had directed an indie adaptation of William Shakespeare’s romantic comedy “Much Ado About Nothing” while on vacation from finishing the post-production of “The ...

Combine Demolition Derby doesn’t disappoint

Quite a few months ago, in a casual chat on the phone with my girlfriend, she mentioned something that intrigued me. Apparently, combine derbies are a thing that happens. In this state. Looking back, I ...
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‘Man of Steel’ is decent, but not super

When Warner Bros. announced that it would be rebooting DC Comics’ “Superman” franchise with a sixth film directed by Zack Snyder, the movie was already at a significant disadvantage. For one, “Man ...

Brad Jernberg resigns as Fisher principal

LYNDEN — Five principals have served Fisher Elementary School since it opened in 1962. Their names are well known in the Lynden School District, including Chloe Bedell (9 years), Randy Flowers (12 years) ...

10-year volunteer veteran hired in Fire District 1

EVERSON — Whatcom Fire District 1 has chosen its first-ever career firefighter, and his name is Greg Macy. A 10-year volunteer veteran with the district, Macy was chosen from a pool of 10 top candidates ...
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Gary Van Dyk chosen as 2013 logging show Bull of the Woods

DEMING — The world of logging has been a fixture in Gary Van Dyk’s life for as long as he can remember. “I grew up in logging,” Van Dyk said. “My dad was a logger, my granddad was a logger. I ...

Graduation season starts June 6 at LC

WHATCOM — May is coming to an end, and every year that means that Whatcom County’s high school graduations are right around the corner. The graduations scheduled for each high school are as follows: ...
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Fifth-graders prepping annual musical for June 6 premiere

LAUREL — Fifth-grade musicals are a tradition at Ten Mile Creek Elementary, and teachers Barb Wood, Carrie Dougan and Adam Shaffer are continuing that tradition this year with a musical called “European ...

Lynden mulling building two schools on Line Road land

LYNDEN — To bond or not to bond. That’s the question that the Lynden School Board hopes to answer soon. Its five members came a bit closer to answering that question at Thursday’s regular meeting, ...