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CALENDAR ONGOING Theater shows The Mount Baker Theatre presents in repertory “Talley’s Folly,” starting on July 15 and running through Aug. 8, and “Last of the Red Hot Lovers,” starting July ...

State of the Arts: The iPad: A gaming device realized

I’ll always be a fan of controller-based gaming, and if the current direction of the gaming industry is any indication, most gamers feel the same way. The Xbox One is now packaged without the motion-based ...

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ONGOING Critter camp The Whatcom Humane Society, 2172 Division St., Bellingham, hosts a Critter Camp for three week-long sessions in July to teach about pets and wildlife. $185 per week. Details: 733-2080, ...

Author Aminta to speak at Lynden, Ferndale libraries

WHATCOM -— Lynden native Aminta Arrington wrote the book “Home is a Roof Over a Pig: An American Family’s Journey in China,” a candid and lively memoir about family, adoption and belonging in a ...
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Lynden Farmers Market kicks off

LYNDEN -— The 2014 season for the Lynden Farmers Market was opened Thursday at Fourth and Front streets and will continue now on Thursday afternoons into October. A blessing for the season was read by ...

‘22 Jump Street’ is more of the same, but that’s okay

“21 Jump Street” remains one of the biggest surprises I’ve ever had the pleasure of experiencing at the movie theater. The 2012 comedy, directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller (“Cloudy with a Chance ...

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ONGOING Tractor pull The Puget Sound Antique Tractor and Machinery Association will host a tractor pull on Friday and Saturday, June 27-28, at Berthusen Park’s Badger Road entrance. Friday’s event ...

Farmers Market opens Thursday

LYNDEN -— The Lynden Farmers Market opens for the 2014 season this Thursday, June 19, in the parking lot at Front and Fourth streets. There will an opening “blessing” right at noon, said Dave Timmer, ...

‘Orange is the New Black,’ and the new face of TV programming

If you want a glimpse into the future of television, Netflix is a good place to start. The disc and streaming service made its first foray into original TV programming in early 2012 with the Norwegian ...

Wine and spirits tasting event July 20 at Bellewood

BELLINGHAM — Sustainable Connections, in partnership with the Whatcom Winery and Distillery Association, will host a second annual Whatcom Wine & Spirits Fest on Sunday, July 20, from 1 to 5 p.m. ...