State of the Arts: ‘Everything Is Awesome’ in ‘The LEGO Movie’

“Everything Is Awesome” is the name of the song that permeates the new “LEGO Movie.” And while the tune, performed by Tegan and Sara and featuring the Lonely Island, is used in the film as an undeniably ...

Bond supporters rallying for April 22 rerun attempt

LYNDEN — Three percent isn’t much in the world of small-town elections. Both supporters and opponents of the Lynden School District’s $46 million bond proposal — which failed in a Feb. 11 election ...
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‘Bingo! The Winning Musical’ opens Thursday at the Claire

LYNDEN — The Lynden Performing Arts Guild is bringing a brand-new show to town when “Bingo! The Winning Musical” hits the stage on Thursday, Feb. 27. The show is about friendship, director Laura ...
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‘White Christmas’ stage show good in any season for LHS

LYNDEN — “Why do ‘White Christmas’ in February?” is a question that Lynden High School drama director Tina Miller has heard quite often lately. “The play is not a Christmas play,” she said. ...

Remembering a delightful grandpa

I drive past my grandfather’s house in Brookwood on Enterprise Road at least one time each week. It’s always for something related to my work duties with the Ferndale Record, so I almost always have ...
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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 ...