Volunteers cleaning up the South Fork of the Nooksack River.

County: S. Fork tubers, here are the rules

WHATCOM -— As summer approaches bringing recreational tubing on the Nooksack River, county government has declared its “rules of engagement.” County Executive Jack Louws and Sheriff Bill Elfo put ...

LHS students presenting comedic murder mystery

LYNDEN — The Lynden High School drama department will premiere a different kind of production on Friday. Different, that is, from traditional on-stage productions. LHS will do three productions of “Mayhem ...

‘Star Wars’ is back, and hopefully better than ever

I’m what you might call a jaded “Star Wars” fan. I grew up watching my dad’s THX-remastered copies of the original trilogy on VHS. I remember the first time I watched each movie; I even remember ...

NVHS keeps boosting disability awareness

EVERSON — Nooksack Valley High School has become something of a safe and respectful haven for students with disabilities, and large credit for that can go to the school’s disability awareness assemblies. ...
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Cold War comedy coming to the Claire

LYNDEN — Comedy is coming to the Claire vg Thomas Theatre in the form of “The Mouse That Roared,” a Cold-War comedy with a message tucked behind its abundance of laughs. When the fictional country ...
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MV farm workers’ forum raises bounty of issues

MOUNT VERNON — Alternating chants of “We want a contract” and “Queremos un contracto” echoed outside the Skagit Public Utility District building Monday night as the Latino Civic Alliance convened ...
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LC grad releases country debut album

NASHVILLE — Country music rising star and Lynden Christian graduate Rachele Lynae will release her self-titled debut album on Tuesday, April 22, featuring 12 tracks produced by country star Jamie O’Neal. ...
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Crowd-funding used to aid Everson man

EVERSON — Matt Martin is a private guy, and his whole family is pretty similar in that regard. But when Matt, 30, was diagnosed with cholangiocarcinoma, a type of cancer that develops in the liver’s ...

NVHS staging ‘Leading Ladies’ play

EVERSON — The Nooksack Valley High School drama department will premiere “Leading Ladies,” a comedy in two acts, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 24. A cast of eight actors will perform the play, which ...

Everson boy struck by semi, seriously injured

EVERSON — A 3-year-old Everson boy was seriously injured on Saturday, April 12, when he ran across the road and was struck by a semi truck. The truck, driven by Parminder S. Rangdhu, 44, of Abbotsford, ...