Two die in car crashes on county roads Friday, Saturday

WHATCOM — An 18-year-old Lynden woman was killed on Friday in an apparent road racing crash on West Badger Road. Curtis Guerrero-Marquez, 20, of Lynden, was racing his 1995 Acura Integra westbound on ...

ELECTIONS: Kowalczyk, Robbins vie for Dist. 1 Port seat

WHATCOM — The Port of Bellingham commission is a nonpartisan elected body consisting of three people across three districts. The board oversees countywide port operations by providing policy direction ...
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‘Gravity’ is a landmark for science-fiction films

Alfonso Cuarón’s new film “Gravity” is a modern-day science fiction masterpiece. More than perhaps any space film before it, “Gravity” conveys an unnerving sense of dire isolation as its characters ...
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‘Some Enchanted Evening’ lives up to its name at Claire vg Thomas Theatre

LYNDEN — When I saw “Little Shop of Horrors” at the Claire vg Thomas Theatre not too long ago, I was reminded of the cultural treasure that I had taken for granted for so long, the one that inhabits ...

‘Rush:’ The best pro racing movie ever

LYNDEN — Considering the nature of the material, it really is remarkable to consider that the world of professional auto racing has never been captured in a quality manner in the feature-film format. ...

BTC strike ends after four days

BELLINGHAM — Bellingham Technical College students were in class as of Monday, Sept. 30, as the college ratified agreements at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 29, ending a four-school-day strike that pushed ...
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Bellingham teen killed in Hannegan collision Saturday

LYNDEN — A 17-year-old Bellingham girl passed away on Saturday in a broadside collision on Hannegan Road. Inna S. Reva, who was driving with her stepfather, 42-year-old Leonid P. Shintar of Bellingham, ...

BTC strike shuts class

BELLINGHAM ­— Faculty members at Bellingham Technical College officially went on strike Tuesday, Sept. 24, as late-night mediation efforts failed to resolve contract discord prior to school starting ...
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Lynden teacher now publishing books

LYNDEN — June 2013 was a good month for Rebecca Van Slyke, and not just because summer vacation began. Van Slyke, a second-grade teacher at Vossbeck Elementary School, is a children’s book writer. ...

Big Brothers/Big Sisters closing

WHATCOM — After a 37-year presence in Whatcom County, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Washington is closing its doors. The child-mentoring program has struggled financially for several years, especially ...