Miss Lynden Rodeo hosting taco dinner event Thursday

LYNDEN — Miss Lynden Rodeo for 2013 is Lauren Wilfer, and she will travel hundreds of miles this year across Washington and into Oregon representing the Aug. 23-24 Lynden PRCA Rodeo. As a fundraiser ...

Parade entry applications available for Farmers Day Parade

LYNDEN — The Lynden Farmers Day Parade, set for 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 1, is now open for entry applications. Applications can be obtained at the Lynden Chamber of Commerce office at 518 Front ...

A Gift of Dance continues competition schedule

LYNDEN — A performance team from A Gift of Dance earned the title “best emotional performance” out of 53 dances at the Starbound Competition in Seattle in mid-April. The team consists of Grace Kimbley, ...

Seniors’ tour goes to B.C. sites in June

WHATCOM ­— The Whatcom County Tour Program offers a Scenic Loop Tour up Route 97 including Barkerville, B.C., a historic gold rush town well north of Kamloops, on June 22-26. Travel points include the ...

Lions claw their way to victory

LYNDEN — As the LC and Lynden boys golf teams prepared for the 2013 cat fight last Thursday at Homestead Golf Course, the spirit couldn’t have been friendlier. Both teams gathered side by side, with ...
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It’s time to step up

LYNDEN — It’s been an up and down season for the Lynden Lions and head coach Drew Smiley is scratching his head about that. The talent is undoubtedly there. The chemistry between players continues ...

CALENDAR

WEDNESDAY Community Meal Third Christian Reformed Church invites the community to a meal from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24, at the church, 514 Liberty St., Lynden. Free.   THURSDAY Jansen concert ...
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Review: ‘42’ lacks depth and subtlety, but excels in accuracy and heart

Billed as “The true story of an American legend,” Brian Helgeland’s Jackie Robinson movie “42” is certainly that, but it’s not necessarily a biopic. Much like Steven Spielberg’s “Lincoln,” ...
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Patience pays off for Heezen

BELLINGHAM — As soon as he let the javelin fly on Friday afternoon, Meridian’s Kaleb Heezen knew he was headed to the podium. He watched in the approach as his superb throw flew high into the air with ...
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Buzzing about history bees

LYNDEN — It didn’t take long, but Lynden Christian is already successful in the world of history bees. “Students qualified here in the school, and then four of our middle schoolers went down to a ...