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TUESDAY Live local music The Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St., hosts The Silver City Band at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 31, New Year’s Eve. No cover. Legion gala American Legion Albert J. Hamilton Post ...

Letters to the editor – Dec. 31

Christmas carol’s double meaning There is one Christmas carol that has always baffled me. What in the world do leaping lords, French hens, swimming swans, and especially the partridge who won’t come ...
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Bears too much for LC

LYNDEN — On Friday night at the Lynden Christian High School gym, an offensive clinic was put on. Three-point shots were raining from the sky and crossover, step-back jumpers were knocked down throughout ...

Public meetings

Thursday, Jan. 2 • Lynden City Council Public Safety Committee, Lynden Police Station, 203 19th St., 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 6 • Lynden City Council Finance Committee, first floor meeting room, City Hall, ...

Rough weekend for NWC hoops

LYNDEN — The Meridian Trojans were also in action at the Cloud 9 Sports Christmas Classic, but went 0-2 on the weekend. The Trojans opened the tourney on Friday with a loss to De La Salle (Oregon). In ...
The Dutch Village Mall as it stands currently is expected to look revitalized in 2014.

Dutch Village Mall improvements coming

LYNDEN — In the spirit of the Dutch Village Mall’s beginnings, one of Lynden’s original landmark properties will retain its Dutch-like feel throughout a massive renovation and return to offering ...
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2013: A Year in Review

JANUARY   2 — For peat’s sake 2,000 double dump truck loads of soggy soil must be removed before Lynden’s new water treatment plant can be built.   Lynden police add first new officer since ...

‘Reverse auction’ idea could help save farmland

WHATCOM — The county is working with a consultant on the idea of “reverse auction” of non-conforming lots in core agricultural areas in order to preserve such land for agriculture. The goal is to ...

Western graduate students will do free counseling

BELLINGHAM — Beginning Jan. 21, graduate students in Western Washington University’s Psychology Department will provide free individual counseling services under faculty supervision. Western’s Counseling ...
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‘Saving Mr. Banks’ provides fascinating look into ‘Mary Poppins’ history

I watched Disney’s classic “Mary Poppins” just a few short hours before seeing the studio’s newest film “Saving Mr. Banks,” and that viewing experience pretty much convinced me that viewing ...