Five films to watch this fall

Movies like “Gone Girl” and “Fury” are topping the box-office charts these days, signaling that the annual “September slump” is behind us. As the holiday movie season gets underway, here are ...

Thursday forum features districts’ House candidates

BELLINGHAM — Candidates for the state House of Representatives from both the 40th and 42nd districts will speak at a forum from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, in the Bellingham Municipal Court ...

Calendar

ONGOING Garden event Glen Echo Garden, 4390 Y Rd., Bellingham, hosts a family day every Saturday through November from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. with hay rides, sheep feeding, leaf piles and garden talks. $10 ...

Letters to the editor – Oct. 22

Lynden benefits from a Fred Meyer locally I am very hopeful that a Fred Meyer store will be built in Lynden. I also want them to properly address any and all environmental issues to accomplish this. I ...

Public meetings

Thursday, Oct. 23 Whatcom County Council meets in committee of the whole to review 2015-16 county budget, starting at 9:30 a.m. Lynden School Board, Lynden High School library, 1203 Bradley Rd., Lynden, ...

The Woods Coffee expanding to Skagit

LYNDEN — The Woods Coffee has announced plans to open a new coffee shop in Mount Vernon this December. The new location will be the Lynden-based company’s 15th coffee shop and its first in Skagit County. ...

Speaker to talk about the science of punning

BELLINGHAM — The Bellingham Senior Activity Center, 315 Halleck St., welcomes Lou Lippman, author and retired psychology professor, in sharing stories from his psychology book “Whince: A Pun on Thyme,” ...

In the Military

Army Pvt. Thomas R. Swineford has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, physical fitness, ...
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Streak ends, but focus is same

LYNDEN — 2A top-ranked Lynden had won 33 games in a row, 43 straight home contests, 55 straight Northwest Conference matchups and beaten rival Ferndale five consecutive times. All of those streaks came ...
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Volleyball: Resilient Lions look to get quicker starts

BELLINGHAM — Lynden volleyball has demonstrated its ability to fight back from deficits. Now head coach Julie Clift wants to see the team get off to quicker starts. “It’s great to be able to come ...