Bob Storms’ seventh Jazz Celebration

WHATCOM — This year marks Bob Storms’ seventh Jazz Celebration event, and he has some extra special plans for 2015.   Storms discovered a waltz piece written by his father, and he has enlisted ...
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Temper Tamers

NOOKSACK — Kids at Nooksack Elementary School are building character, and they’re doing so in Patti Hoelzle’s classroom.   Hoelzle, the school’s counselor, led students in a “Temper Tamers” ...

State of the Arts: ‘Boyhood’ a remarkable cinematic achievement

I wasn’t quite sure what to make of Richard Linklater’s Oscar-nominated “Boyhood” about halfway through its long runtime.   In term of filmmaking, “Boyhood” is a landmark achievement. Linklater ...
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‘The Pirates of Penzance’ premiering at Lynden High School

LYNDEN — An operetta may seem like a difficult choice for a high school drama production, but for Tina Miller’s group of LHS performers, it was just the right fit.   “After last year’s musical, ...

NV looks ahead from its bond passage

EVERSON — Nooksack Valley School District voters last week approved a nearly $28 million bond to build a new middle school and expand, replace and remodel a variety of other district facilities, and ...
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NV bond passing with 70% approval

  WHATCOM – The Nooksack Valley School District’s $27.9 million construction bond was passing easily in Tuesday’s special election.   As of the count taken at 8 p.m. Tuesday evening, the ...

‘The Imitation Game’ tells a fascinating true story of Enigma

Anybody who read my review of the first “Hobbit” movie a few years ago certainly knows that I’m a little harsh on needlessly long movies.   The way I see it, if a director sends a movie that’s ...

Honor Rolls

LCHS honors first-semester achievers LYNDEN — Lynden Christian High School has released its first-semester honor roll and the following students are named: 4.0 grade-point average   Seniors — Isaiah ...

Todd Apple leaving Lynden High School

LYNDEN — For the first time in quite a while, Todd Apple doesn’t know exactly what’s next.   The Lynden High School principal recently announced that he would be parting ways with the school ...
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Student Learning: A Space Odyssey

LYNDEN — Fisher Elementary School students learned that many objects in space are light years away, but learning about space can happen very close to home.   The Pacific Science Center’s Science ...