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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 ...
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‘The Pirates of Penzance’ premiering at Lynden High School

LYNDEN — An operetta may seem like a difficult choice for a high school drama production, but for Tina Miller’s group of LHS performers, it was just the right fit.   “After last year’s musical, ...

NV looks ahead from its bond passage

EVERSON — Nooksack Valley School District voters last week approved a nearly $28 million bond to build a new middle school and expand, replace and remodel a variety of other district facilities, and ...
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NV bond passing with 70% approval

  WHATCOM – The Nooksack Valley School District’s $27.9 million construction bond was passing easily in Tuesday’s special election.   As of the count taken at 8 p.m. Tuesday evening, the ...

‘The Imitation Game’ tells a fascinating true story of Enigma

Anybody who read my review of the first “Hobbit” movie a few years ago certainly knows that I’m a little harsh on needlessly long movies.   The way I see it, if a director sends a movie that’s ...

Honor Rolls

LCHS honors first-semester achievers LYNDEN — Lynden Christian High School has released its first-semester honor roll and the following students are named: 4.0 grade-point average   Seniors — Isaiah ...