Granting some Winter Wishes

LAUREL — “Leadership as service” is an important theme in the Meridian High School leadership class, and one that teacher Patrick Ames definitely chooses to emphasize. “When I started three years ...
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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 ...

WTA rejects cemetery bid for unused land

LYNDEN — The Whatcom Transportation Authority board of directors voted on Thursday to remove an unused portion of the WTA’s Lynden property on Front Street from surplus. Whatcom Cemetery District 10 ...
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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 ...

Lynden schools’ goals detailed

LYNDEN — The Lynden School District recently released its Strategic Plan outlining the district’s primary focuses for the next three years, more specifically for the 2014-15 school year. Compiled following ...

Nooksack Valley proposes $27.9 million facilities bond

Proposal: new middle school, enhancements to elementary, high schools NOOKSACK — Nooksack Valley School District voters will have a decision to make in February. At its most recent meeting, the district’s ...

LMS putting on family-friendly Halloween play

LYNDEN — It’s Halloween time again, and Lynden Middle School is taking it in stride. LMS students will perform “Transyl-Mania” on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at Judson Hall, 516 Main St. The play is free ...

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 ...
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Cows and kisses

Fisher Elementary School principal Courtney Ross kisses Luna the cow, keeping a promise she made to students with regard to the school’s jog-a-thon a few weeks ago. Fisher managed to double the amount ...

Hope Lutheran hosting sock drive to benefit community

LYNDEN — Every year, the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America asks all its congregations nationwide to do a service project for their community. It’s called “God’s Work. Our Hands.” This year, ...