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‘The Phantom of the Opera’ premieres at LCHS

LYNDEN — Lynden Christian High School will soon premiere “The Phantom of the Opera,” a production with solid community support and a dedicated cast filling roles. The Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, ...

FAFSA filing event set for Thursday at LHS

LYNDEN — The Lynden School District will host a FAFSA filing event from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 16, at Lynden High School. The event will help families that would like assistance filling out their ...

Looking back at ‘Road to Perdition’

When I walked out of Langley’s Colossus theater after seeing Bryan Singer’s “X-Men” with my dad and brother in 2000, none of us could have possibly knows what was to come of the future cash cow ...
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Paying for better schools

LYNDEN — On Tuesday, Feb. 11, Lynden School District residents will vote “yes” or “no” on a proposed $46 million facilities bond that, if approved, will go toward constructing two new schools ...
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Building a Main (St.) bridge

With salmon already running freely beneath the new bridge on Main Street in Lynden, traffic should start moving just as fluidly by late January…. This content is for subscribers only. Already a ...
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‘Saving Mr. Banks’ provides fascinating look into ‘Mary Poppins’ history

I watched Disney’s classic “Mary Poppins” just a few short hours before seeing the studio’s newest film “Saving Mr. Banks,” and that viewing experience pretty much convinced me that viewing ...
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What to watch: 10 movies to get excited for in 2014

In the world of film, 2013 wasn’t exactly a banner year. As in every year, some very exemplary movies wowed us, including “Gravity,” “Frozen,” Monsters University” and “Rush,” but a number ...
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Playing a jazzy Christmas donation

The Lynden Christian High School jazz band plays renditions of classic Christmas tunes outside Safeway on Friday in support of the Salvation Army’s bell-ringing. Michael Gurule is the band’s director…. ...

Moviegoers, thanks for reading

Thanksgiving is already long past, but that doesn’t mean I can’t give a little thanks heading into the later part of the holiday season. I kicked off my “State of the Arts” entertainment column ...
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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 ...