Hits of Rodgers & Hammerstein kick off fresh Claire vg Theatre season

LYNDEN ­— The Claire vg Thomas Theatre kicks off the 2013-14 season with a tribute to its namesake. “Some Enchanted Evening” will run Sept. 26 through Oct. 13. Taking a cue from the hit song of ...
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‘The World’s End’ finishes the Cornetto Trilogy with hilarity, heart

There are very few films in existence that I consider essentially flawless. James Cameron’s “Aliens” is one (and my favorite movie of all time); “Back to the Future,” “Ferris Bueller’s Day ...

County orchestra names director

WHATCOM — Thom Mayes has joined the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra as its new executive director, replacing Scott Henderson, who retired after holding the position for the past 2 1/2 years. Mayes has a past ...

Hospice needs volunteers

WHATCOM — Hospice seeks top-quality, caring volunteers to provide assistance to those facing a life-threatening illness. Caregivers provide respite sitting, light chores, transportation, comfort and ...

Calendar

ONGOING Orchard Days BelleWood Acres hosts Orchard Days at 6140 Guide Meridian Rd. from Aug. 31 through Sept. 6. It starts with free apple cider donuts and live music from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday ...
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A new era for Lynden football

LYNDEN — As Lynden coach Curt Kramme sits in his office, his excitement continuously escalates when asked about his 2013 Lions. Sure, the team lost 19 seniors from 2012, including four players who went ...
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Soccer Preview: A new year on the soccer pitch

LYNDEN — When LC girls soccer coach Brent DeRuyter began the first day of soccer practices for the Lyncs on Monday, he already knew what he would have in front of him: Veteran leadership. The Lyncs, ...

LC ready for 2013

LYNDEN — After finishing last season 4-6, improvement is on the minds of the Lynden Christian Lyncs. LC began practice last week and although most of the sessions were focused on speed and conditioning, ...
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Cowboys put on a show in Lynden

LYNDEN -— Two arena records were broken at the 2013 Lynden PRCA Rodeo last week. It was a crowded and quality field in steer wrestling, but Travis Taruscio broke through to his speedy win in 3.3 seconds ...

Hard work pays off for Trojan

LAUREL — During his playing days for the Meridian Trojans, there were few gloves in the Northwest Conference more dependable than Jeremy Brockmann’s. The 2013 grad was a standout first and third baseman ...