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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 ...

BelleWood Acres event highlights performing and visual arts

WHATCOM — Local visual artists will help to welcome the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra’s newly appointed music director, Yaniv Attar, at a celebration dinner Saturday, Sept. 28, at Bellewood Acres, 6140 ...

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THURSDAY Jazz concert The Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St., welcomes blues and jazz singer Cheryl Hodge from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 19, for a free concert. Fashion show Labels Women’s Consignment ...
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SkillShare event at Hovander Park Sept. 21-22

FERNDALE — The second annual Whatcom SkillShare is coming to Hovander Homestead Park on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 21-22. This is a move from the Deming Logging Show grounds last year. The 2013 event ...

State of the Arts: ‘RED 2’ movie is fun, not much else

Some action movies are smart, and some simply are not. RED 2, the sequel to 2010’S red, falls into the latter camp, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t a lot of fun. Bruce Willis returns as Frank, the ...

$75,000 worth of eBooks, digital audiobooks coming soon to state library

WHATCOM — The Washington State Library has granted $75,000 in federal Library Services and Technology Act funds to the Washington Anytime Library consortium to add additional eBook and digital audiobook ...

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ONGOING DivorceCare Lynden’s CrossPoint Church offers DivorceCare every Monday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. now through Dec. 2. Details: http://www.divorcecare.org/findagroup/groups/38806.   WEDNESDAY ...
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Sept. 7 Pickett House fundraiser features Mike Vouri

BELLINGHAM —  On Saturday, Sept. 7, those interested in the legacy of George Pickett can get a glimpse into the dramatic life of the man who left a historical footprint in Whatcom County. Proceeds ...

Nooksack senior directing play for senior project

EVERSON — Ever since his freshman year at Nooksack Valley High School, Brett Heeringa has adored acting on stage. Now as a senior, Heeringa is looking to put his talents to work behind the scenes for ...