Local teachers earn national board certifications

WHATCOM — Several local school districts had teachers earn their national board certifications in 2014, including Lynden with four new certifications, Mount Baker with three and Nooksack Valley with ...

Lynden ‘leaning toward’ bond

LYNDEN — The Lynden School Board had a lively discussion at its Thursday evening board meeting on the future of school facilities and what a potential construction bond might look like. “They didn’t ...

Mother-daughter duo records Christmas album for good cause

ACME — Laurie Lewis and her daughter Callie both love animals. They also love music. This Christmas, they hope to combine those passions into a project that will provide some extra help for critters ...
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Desserts taste good, and other lessons from the Lynden Holiday Baking Contest

LYNDEN — Last week, I took one for the team. I sacrificed myself. I pushed my co-workers out of the path of a moving train. A rich, gooey, sweet Christmas train. I did this by agreeing to sit on a prestigious ...

State of the Arts: You should be listening to ‘Serial’

I can’t stop listening to “Serial.” I listen to a lot of podcasts in the car, and I’m constantly on the lookout for new ones. “Serial” popped onto my radar two weeks ago when I heard it talked ...

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 ...