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A new year, first day of school

Lynden Christian kicked off the Whatcom County 2013-14 school year on Tuesday. Here, second grade students get reacquainted.  But LC students aren’t the only ones hitting the books. It’s ...

State of the Arts: My vacation means now is time to get some rest

Sometimes, a little rest is all we need. Before last week, I hadn’t taken a proper, lengthy vacation in quite some time. Most of my vacation days had been used for smaller times away from work, so taking ...

Citizens for Lynden Schools begin first bond support

LYNDEN — Hot on the heels of the Lynden School Board’s approval of a bond Thursday, the new Citizens for Lynden Schools committee met on Monday with more than 30 people in attendance to discuss plans ...

Bond resolution expected Thursday

LYNDEN — The Lynden School Board’s meeting on Thursday is shaping up to be a big one. Lynden Superintendent Jim Frey has drafted a seven- to eight-page resolution document consisting of language outlining ...

Robbery suspects shot, wounded

WHATCOM — Officers shot and wounded a pair of robbery suspects following a high-speed chase on Mt. Baker Highway Thursday evening. At approximately 5:47 p.m. on Thursday, Bellingham Police responded ...

Two robbery suspects shot, wounded on Mt. Baker Highway Thursday

WHATCOM — Officers shot and wounded a pair of robbery suspects following a high-speed chase on Mt. Baker Highway Thursday evening. At approximately 5:47 p.m. on Thursday, Bellingham Police responded ...

State of the Arts: ‘The Wolverine’ surprises with new take

It’s always nice to be pleasantly surprised by a movie. Some of my favorite films have been big surprises, and while James Mangold’s “The Wolverine” certainly doesn’t rank anywhere near the top ...

An Oscar favorite shows in Bellingham

As the summer movie season draws to a close over the next month or so, expect to start hearing the term “Oscar buzz” more and more often from the film nerds of the world. The fall season leading up ...
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Gathering of the Orange starts today

LYNDEN — The 42nd annual Puget Sound Antique Tractor and Machinery Association show is returning to Berthusen Park today, Wednesday, July 31, through Saturday, Aug. 3, and with Allis-Chalmers as the ...
Above, a young player tries to get to the bucket past a close defender, while, below, Lynden alum Chaz Kok tries to put the moves on Central Washington University senior JB Pillard.

A hoops weekend to remember

Local basketball tourney provided memories for players of all ages LYNDEN — The streets were filled in downtown over the weekend. The foot traffic was compact and the smell of raspberries filled the ...