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‘A Christmas Story’ musical premiering at the Claire

LYNDEN — “You’ll shoot your eye out, kid!” has become just about as common a phrase as “jingle bells,” thanks to the enormous popularity of the film “A Christmas Story.” he Lynden Performing ...
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Splitvane Engineers to make history

SUMAS — Splitvane Engineers Inc., an engineering firm located in town, is in the process of building the United States’ first cokeless furnace for the commercial melting of iron. While most furnaces ...
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Receiving duo has exploded onto scene

LYNDEN — Just a little over a year ago, neither Jordan Wittenberg nor Jonathan Whetnall were even playing wide receiver. Wittenberg was playing exclusively at cornerback, while Whetnall wasn’t even ...

Lions advance to state semis with another commanding win

For the second straight week, Lynden faced a program lacking recent state experience. And once again, the Lions wasted little time squashing any hope of an upset. Lynden forced a running clock by building ...
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Honoring veterans

Among the 113 veterans who were honored at the Lynden Community Center/Lynden Lions Club turkey dinner last Thursday, 14 served in World War II ending in 1945. Present were: Melvin Benham, Robert Boice, ...
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Lynden advances to state quarterfinals

BELLINGHAM — With a blowout in full swing and a running clock enacted by the early part of the third quarter, most of Lynden’s starters played little more than half the opening round of the 2A state ...
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‘Interstellar’ is not so stellar

According to a May report by CBS News, more than 200,000 people have signed up to take a planned one-way trip to Mars in 2024 with the Netherlands-based Mars One program. To me, that’s one of the most ...

LC girls place third at cross country state championships, Meridian boys fifth

PASCO — The Lynden Christian girls’ cross country team earned third place in the 1A state championships on Saturday at Sun Willows Golf Course, while Nooksack Valley junior Amy Jo Murphy capped ...

LC volleyball earns 18th straight state tournament berth

BOTHELL — At this point, it’s almost as if the Lynden Christian volleyball team has a permanent spot in the state tournament. The Lyncs advanced to the 1A state tournament for the 18th consecutive ...

Third-quarter onslaught dooms Meridian; Lynden, Baker punch tickets to state

SEATTLE — King’s entered Friday night’s game averaging 31.3 points per contest, but was kept off the scoreboard for the entire first half, stymied by Meridian’s defense. That all changed very ...