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A renewed Meridian

LAUREL — Several of the schools under the Meridian School District umbrella look far different now than they did just a few years ago. In February 2010, district voters approved a $17 million bond for ...

LHS senior works to get bond passed

LYNDEN — Kassidy Cook turned 18 on Monday, and one of her first orders of business was registering to vote. That’s all too fitting, as she has spent the past few months helping other people do just ...

Rodents visit LMS preschool

LYNDEN — Classes weren’t in session in schools countywide on Monday, Nov. 11, for the observance of Veterans Day. Even so, it’s doubtful that the Lynden School District’s preschool children would ...

Everson’s N. Washington Street upgrades almost complete

EVERSON — The process took the better part of six years, but upgrades to Everson’s Washington Street are almost complete. In September, crews began the improvement project, reconstructing about 800 ...
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‘Ender’s Game’ defies expectations

LYNDEN — Orson Scott Card’s “Ender’s Game” hit store bookshelves close to three decades ago, and Hollywood has been attempting to adapt the science fiction masterpiece for about that long. “Ender’s ...

Nooksack Valley High School drama department performing “The Sound of Music”

EVERSON — The Nooksack Valley High School drama department will present the Rodgers & Hammerstein classic “The Sound of Music” beginning Thursday, Nov. 14. The show will run at 7 p.m. on Nov. ...

Be The One: Mentoring at LHS

LYNDEN — Not long ago, Nancy McHarness walked into Lynden High School carrying a caramel macchiato contained in a shiny new stainless steel The Woods Coffee travel mug. The recipient of the gift was ...

Daniel Chitwood

  Daniel J. Chitwood, age 85, passed away on Monday, Nov. 4, 2013. He was born on  June 17, 1928, in Ellington, Mo. Dan spent the last 60 years in Whatcom County, starting with berry farming, then ...

Marlin Patterson

Marlin L. Patterson, age 85, passed away in Bellingham on Oct. 26, 2013. He is survived by his loving wife, Phyllis; six children; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Marlin was preceded ...

Marion Audette

  Marion Helen Audette, 88, passed away in Bellingham on Nov. 2, 2013. Marion was preceded in death by her husband, Rene Audette. She is survived by sons Matt Audette and Armand (Mary Grace) Audette; ...