New Spider-Man movie doesn’t swing high enough

Sam Raimi’s first two “Spider-Man” movies remain two of my favorite comic-book movies. They deftly mix some decidedly dark plot elements with an undeniably fun demeanor that proves simply hard to ...
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Hello, new school year

Students in Renee Haan’s second-grade class at Lynden Christian Elementary School show eager faces on their first day of school on Tuesday. Lynden public, Nooksack Valley and other schools begin today…. ...
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Good to Go brings pasties to markets

WHATCOM — When Holly Bumford opened the doors of Good to Go Meat Pies in early 2012, she aimed to bring a hearty meal option to Everson, one that families could grab on the go. More than two years later, ...

Schools set to start soon

WHATCOM — The Northwest Washington Fair is done, and for kids around the north county, that means school is right around the corner. Here are the start dates for local districts and schools: • Lynden ...
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Learning the art of spycraft in real science

It’s easy to think of spying as a purely fictitious concept. From the books of Ian Fleming to John le Carré to the myriad of spy thrillers that hit theaters decade after decade, espionage fiction has ...
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Rodeo attendance down, contestant numbers up

LYNDEN — The Lynden PRCA Rodeo finished out its first showing during the Northwest Washington Fair last Wednesday night, complete with classic rodeo competition and the antics of rodeo clown J.J. Harrison. ...

They call the thing rodeo

The Lynden PRCA Rodeo finished out its first showing during the Northwest Washington Fair last night, complete with classic rodeo competition and the high-flying antics of rodeo clown J.J. Harrison. Grant ...
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New Lynden road run coming up

LYNDEN — Kyle and Christie Duque love to run, and they have brought that passion to Lynden with the E2 Fitness Center, located at 110 Third St. They will continue to share that passion via the upcoming ...
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More pits coming to Muds to Suds

FERNDALE — Muds to Suds is coming up this weekend, Aug. 16 and 17, and participants can expect a lot more mud this year. Not only will this year’s Muds to Suds race feature two days of messy fun, it ...
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Keep on spinning (wool)

LYNDEN — Stop by the Wool Show section of the livestock barns at the fair and you might catch a glimpse of an ancient art being performed. Multiple spinning wheels are set up, just out of the sun, and ...