Lynden resident receives Major of the Year award from national physical education association

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Lynden’s Eric Hersman, a student at Central Washington University, was named University Major of the Year at the National American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation ...
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Fisher kicks off year with new principal

LYNDEN — With an aging facility and a key February bond vote looming, one might not see the 2013-14 school year as an ideal time to jump in as the new principal of Fisher Elementary School. Luckily, ...
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‘The World’s End’ finishes the Cornetto Trilogy with hilarity, heart

There are very few films in existence that I consider essentially flawless. James Cameron’s “Aliens” is one (and my favorite movie of all time); “Back to the Future,” “Ferris Bueller’s Day ...
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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 ...