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LC grad releases country debut album

NASHVILLE — Country music rising star and Lynden Christian graduate Rachele Lynae will release her self-titled debut album on Tuesday, April 22, featuring 12 tracks produced by country star Jamie O’Neal. ...
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Crowd-funding used to aid Everson man

EVERSON — Matt Martin is a private guy, and his whole family is pretty similar in that regard. But when Matt, 30, was diagnosed with cholangiocarcinoma, a type of cancer that develops in the liver’s ...
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Cavs fall in battle of Whatcom ‘rivals’

BELLINGHAM — When it comes to his goals for the future, North County lacrosse coach Peter White wants his varsity-level team to become among the top teams in the area. The Cavaliers have made plenty ...
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A gift out of nowhere for Lions

LYNDEN — It was only about three days before the spring sports season started when Lynden soccer coach Drew Smiley received a text message from senior Rudy Mendoza. Smiley looked at his phone and saw ...
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National decline hits Bender Fields too

LYNDEN — These days, the number of athletes playing sports at Bender Fields doesn’t seem to be as high as it used to be. That’s because it isn’t as full. Over the last few years, Lynden Parks Director ...
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Local woman helps bring ‘God’s Not Dead’ to Bellingham theater

BELLINGHAM — “God’s Not Dead” is playing at the Regal Barkley Village Stadium 16 & IMAX at least until Thursday, and moviegoers can thank Yolanda Vogel that the movie is even playing there ...
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There’s no denying Heezen charge

LYNDEN — Every prep athlete has a goal upon beginning the senior campaign of their high school career. For Meridian javelin thrower Kaleb Heezen, he has his goals set quite high. “I want the school ...
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The loss of a legend

LYNDEN — If there’s one word that sings like no other around the city of Lynden, especially in regard to athletics, “tradition” seems more than appropriate. But tradition isn’t built overnight, ...
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A sweet ending for LC’s DeHaan

With 772 wins to his name, Lynden Christian girls basketball coach Curt DeHaan stands alone at the top among girls coaches in Washington state high school basketball history. The LC varsity coach since ...
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Senior Courtney Hollander, deservedly so, can now call herself a champion

YAKIMA — He preached it all throughout the season and his girls bought in. Curt DeHaan, who was named the Northwest Conference Coach of the Year this week, wanted his girls to play with the “team is ...