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Finnish trumpeter highlights next WSO concert

BELLINGHAM ­— The Whatcom Symphony Orchestra performs with 26-year-old Norwegian trumpet star Tine Thing Helseth on Sunday, Feb. 9. Helseth has been hailed by the BBC as a “superstar of tomorrow.” ...

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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THURSDAY DeKoster book Rollie DeKoster, former Lynden teacher and coach, has published a book on early 1900s lumber mills of the Lynden area. He will talk about the book and it will be for sale at 1 p.m. ...

Libraries getting training for handheld gadgets

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Library is partnering with local libraries across the state providing “Gadget Menagerie” training on handheld devices for library staff. Library patrons and students ...

Lecture series starts today

LYNDEN ­— The award-winning January Series of Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Mich., will be simulcast for three weeks to the Third Christian Reformed Church youth house, 510 Liberty St., starting today, ...

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THURSDAY Downton Abbey In celebration of the popular TV show “Downton Abbey,” the Lynden Pioneer Museum, 217 Front St., will host “Life in Service at Downton Abbey” at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. ...

Free Whatcom Museum day passes available from city library

BELLINGHAM ­— Interested in visiting the “Vanishing Ice” exhibit at the Lightcatcher Building or planning an outing to the Family Interactive Gallery of the Whatcom Museum? You can now check out ...
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New StoryWalk project coming to Lynden City Park

LYNDEN — The Jim Kaemingk Sr. Trail and the trees in City Park will get a bit more colorful — and wordy — this May if the Lynden Library’s StoryWalk project comes to fruition. Tina Bixby, Lynden ...

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TUESDAY Live local music The Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St., hosts The Silver City Band at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 31, New Year’s Eve. No cover. Legion gala American Legion Albert J. Hamilton Post ...
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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 ...