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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 ...
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‘Ender’s Game’ defies expectations

LYNDEN — Orson Scott Card’s “Ender’s Game” hit store bookshelves close to three decades ago, and Hollywood has been attempting to adapt the science fiction masterpiece for about that long. “Ender’s ...

Nooksack Valley High School drama department performing “The Sound of Music”

EVERSON — The Nooksack Valley High School drama department will present the Rodgers & Hammerstein classic “The Sound of Music” beginning Thursday, Nov. 14. The show will run at 7 p.m. on Nov. ...

Be The One: Mentoring at LHS

LYNDEN — Not long ago, Nancy McHarness walked into Lynden High School carrying a caramel macchiato contained in a shiny new stainless steel The Woods Coffee travel mug. The recipient of the gift was ...