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‘Some Enchanted Evening’ lives up to its name at Claire vg Thomas Theatre

LYNDEN — When I saw “Little Shop of Horrors” at the Claire vg Thomas Theatre not too long ago, I was reminded of the cultural treasure that I had taken for granted for so long, the one that inhabits ...

‘Rush:’ The best pro racing movie ever

LYNDEN — Considering the nature of the material, it really is remarkable to consider that the world of professional auto racing has never been captured in a quality manner in the feature-film format. ...
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Expanded music festival starts Saturday

LYNDEN ­— The 2013 Lynden Music Festival, expanded to eight days this year, opens with a concert at noon on Saturday, Oct. 5, in the Jansen Art Center Chamber Hall, 321 Front St. The festival continues ...

Cloud Mountain Fruit Festival returns Oct. 5-6

EVERSON — Cloud Mountain Farm Center, 6906 Goodwin Rd., hosts its 24nd annual Fruit Festival on Oct. 5-6, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. There is opportunity for ...
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Toy show Saturday to fill fair building in Lynden

LYNDEN — The 28th annual Puget Sound Toy Show, involving showing, selling and trading of toy tractors, trucks and cars, returns to the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds Expo Building this Saturday, Sept. ...

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ONGOING On Asbergers “Hello My Name is You,” a dance/theatre piece about one woman’s journey with Asperger’s, is staged for one weekend only at the Firehouse Performing Arts Center, 1314 Harris ...

Pauline Hillaire of Lummi wins national award as folk arts leader

OLYMPIA — In 1996, Gov. Gary Locke honored Lummi tribal elder Pauline Hillaire with a Governor’s Heritage Award. Now the National Endowment for the Arts will honor her as well, this time with the Bess ...
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Former Tribune reporter now author

WHATCOM — Caleb Breakey is still writing, but not about the local sports scene as he once did. The Bellingham 27-year-old — and Lynden Tribune reporter up to March 2011 — is seeing his first book ...
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Lynden teacher now publishing books

LYNDEN — June 2013 was a good month for Rebecca Van Slyke, and not just because summer vacation began. Van Slyke, a second-grade teacher at Vossbeck Elementary School, is a children’s book writer. ...

Music festival stretches to 8 days

LYNDEN ­— The fifth annual Lynden Music Festival is increasing in number of days and performers this year. It will begin on Saturday, Oct. 5, and continue for a total of eight days. An expanding list ...