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, ...
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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 ...