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A Valentine’s Day to ‘Die Hard’

On Wednesday, Feb. 13, my girlfriend and I began our Valentine’s Day festivities a little early with a 12-hour marathon of all four already-released “Die Hard” movies, followed by the premiere of ...

Lynden Middle School releases first-trimester honor roll

LYNDEN — Lynden Middle School has released its first-trimester honor roll, and the following students are named: 4.0 GPA Eighth grade — Christina Bogart, Devin Gartner, Kristen Hewson, Laura Klem, ...
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Slalom shines under Baker sun

The Mount Baker Legendary Banked Slalom was held Friday through Sunday, and numerous locals placed quite high in the final results. Champions and local top-five finishers are listed below.  Pro Men First ...

Lynden, LC schools plan for joint safety drill

LYNDEN — Practice makes perfect, as the old saying goes. That’s the thinking behind the Lynden School District’s upcoming Safety Day, set for Thursday, Feb. 21. “On Feb. 21, the Lynden School District, ...

Two injured in three-car E. Badger crash

EVERSON — Two people were injured in a three-car collision at about 11:24 a.m. on Monday at the intersection of East Badger and Van Buren roads. East Badger was closed for about five hours after the ...
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State of the Arts: ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ is packed with award-worthy performances

The term “Oscar-bait” is thrown around a lot in the world of Hollywood journalism. For whatever reason, certain movies just feel as though they were made to pander to the Academy Awards. David O. Russell’s ...

Cyclist killed near Kendall Road

KENDALL — One bicyclist was killed and one was injured when a woman collided with them on Kendall Road near Oregon Trail Road Saturday evening. According to the Washington State Patrol, Debra G. Peterson, ...

Lynden schools try new look at facilities

LYNDEN — Getting projects started has been a hard sell as of late in the Lynden School District. So the district is taking a somewhat new approach this year to its widely known facilities issues. It’s ...

State of the Arts: ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ offers thrills, poignancy

WHATCOM — “The Hurt Locker” director Kathryn Bigelow’s new thriller “Zero Dark Thirty” opens on a black screen that reads “September 11, 2001.” What follows is a harrowing audio sequence ...
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Man of the Year: Harlan Kredit

LYNDEN — Anyone who knows Harlan Kredit, and even anyone who only knows of him, probably knows he’s a very busy guy. Harlan has worn many hats in his 73 years, including science teacher, athletic director, ...