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What to watch: 10 movies to get excited for in 2014

In the world of film, 2013 wasn’t exactly a banner year. As in every year, some very exemplary movies wowed us, including “Gravity,” “Frozen,” Monsters University” and “Rush,” but a number ...
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Playing a jazzy Christmas donation

The Lynden Christian High School jazz band plays renditions of classic Christmas tunes outside Safeway on Friday in support of the Salvation Army’s bell-ringing. Michael Gurule is the band’s director…. ...

Moviegoers, thanks for reading

Thanksgiving is already long past, but that doesn’t mean I can’t give a little thanks heading into the later part of the holiday season. I kicked off my “State of the Arts” entertainment column ...
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Continuing a long-held Christmas art tradition

LYNDEN — For years, fifth graders at Lynden Christian Middle School have constructed nativity sets out of clay. The tradition was going strong in the 1990s when this reporter attended Mrs. Sherri Stap’s ...
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Disney’s ‘Frozen’ is studio’s best animation film in years

Disney’s attempts to adapt Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Snow Queen” began way back in 1943. While several other Andersen tales have been brought to life since then, including “The Emperor’s ...
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‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever’ enlivens Claire vg Thomas Theatre

LYNDEN — It’s holiday show time again at the Claire vg Thomas Theatre, and the Lynden Performing Arts Guild has chosen to bring one of America’s favorite Christmas stories to life. “The Best Christmas ...
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A renewed Meridian

LAUREL — Several of the schools under the Meridian School District umbrella look far different now than they did just a few years ago. In February 2010, district voters approved a $17 million bond for ...

LHS senior works to get bond passed

LYNDEN — Kassidy Cook turned 18 on Monday, and one of her first orders of business was registering to vote. That’s all too fitting, as she has spent the past few months helping other people do just ...

Rodents visit LMS preschool

LYNDEN — Classes weren’t in session in schools countywide on Monday, Nov. 11, for the observance of Veterans Day. Even so, it’s doubtful that the Lynden School District’s preschool children would ...

Everson’s N. Washington Street upgrades almost complete

EVERSON — The process took the better part of six years, but upgrades to Everson’s Washington Street are almost complete. In September, crews began the improvement project, reconstructing about 800 ...