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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, ...
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Aldergrove border crossing to be rebuilt

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — Look for facility upgrades at the border crossing just north of Lynden. On Monday, Steven Blaney, Canada’s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, announced that Lark ...

Marvel’s new ‘Captain America’ is studio’s best movie yet

“Captain America: The Winter Soldier” shouldn’t be as good as it is. Captain America himself is a character that many thought would be impossible to adapt to cinema. He’s the token Boy Scout hero, ...
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Henry Miller knows the buzz around town

DEMING — Getting a $300,000 offer from entrepreneurs Mark Cuban and Robert Herjavec isn’t something that most 16-year-olds experience. Turning down that offer? That’s probably even rarer. But, leave ...

Bomb threat today at Banner Bank

Employees were outside for about an hour as police determined report to be false Lynden’s Banner Bank on Kok Road was evacuated just before 11 a.m. on Friday when a customer called to report that ...
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LC kids excel at Theresa Tromp chess tournament

LYNDEN — Lynden Christian senior Dylan Blok took first place in the 44th annual Theresa Tromp Chess Tournament last Friday and Saturday, March 28-29, with the only perfect 5-out-of-5 score out of 27 ...