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Bond rally happening Saturday

LYNDEN — Enthusiasm breeds enthusiasm, and that’s a mantra that Citizens for Lynden Schools co-chair Tammy Yoder is taking to heart as the April 28 Lynden School District bond election date draws closer. ...
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Man killed by border agent was wanted for murder

Man assaulted CBP agent with ‘incapacitating spray’ Update: The Whatcom County Medical Examiner has identified the deceased as 20-year-old Jamison Edward Childress of B.C. Original story follows. ...
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A helping hand in the Foothills

WHATCOM — For Georgina Furlong-Head, it’s all about the patrons, and it always has been.   Furlong-Head, branch manager of the North Fork Library in Kendall, began working in the Whatcom County ...
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LSD names new high school principal

LYNDEN — The Lynden School District has chosen Ian Freeman as the new Lynden High School principal.   Freeman will replace outgoing LHS principal Todd Apple on July 1 of this year.   Freeman ...
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Fire engulfs home near Berthusen

LYNDEN — A fire completely destroyed the home of Daren and Ruth DeBoer Wednesday morning, March 4, while the family was away.   No one was injured in the fire, and nobody was in the house when the ...
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Pioneer Meadows opening junior high-aged school on Mission Road

WHATCOM — The Pioneer Meadows Montessori School graduates sixth graders every year, and parents have been left wanting more. Starting the 2015-16 school year, they’ll get it.   “There’s been ...

Roundabout work to start this summer

KENDALL — If all goes as project engineer Chris Damitio hopes, construction on the new Kendall roundabout will begin just after July 4.   The roundabout is set to connect Kendall Road (State Route ...

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 ...