Brad Jernberg resigns as Fisher principal

LYNDEN — Five principals have served Fisher Elementary School since it opened in 1962. Their names are well known in the Lynden School District, including Chloe Bedell (9 years), Randy Flowers (12 years) ...

10-year volunteer veteran hired in Fire District 1

EVERSON — Whatcom Fire District 1 has chosen its first-ever career firefighter, and his name is Greg Macy. A 10-year volunteer veteran with the district, Macy was chosen from a pool of 10 top candidates ...
Gary Van Dyk

Gary Van Dyk chosen as 2013 logging show Bull of the Woods

DEMING — The world of logging has been a fixture in Gary Van Dyk’s life for as long as he can remember. “I grew up in logging,” Van Dyk said. “My dad was a logger, my granddad was a logger. I ...

Graduation season starts June 6 at LC

WHATCOM — May is coming to an end, and every year that means that Whatcom County’s high school graduations are right around the corner. The graduations scheduled for each high school are as follows: ...
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Fifth-graders prepping annual musical for June 6 premiere

LAUREL — Fifth-grade musicals are a tradition at Ten Mile Creek Elementary, and teachers Barb Wood, Carrie Dougan and Adam Shaffer are continuing that tradition this year with a musical called “European ...

Lynden mulling building two schools on Line Road land

LYNDEN — To bond or not to bond. That’s the question that the Lynden School Board hopes to answer soon. Its five members came a bit closer to answering that question at Thursday’s regular meeting, ...
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91 years old and ready to fall

A Tiger Construction excavator demolishes the Old Main building on the Meridian High School campus Monday morning. The demolition of the well worn Meridian landmark, built in 1922, is a step in the ongoing ...

Academic news and notes

LCHS releases third-quarter honor roll   LYNDEN — Lynden Christian High School has released its third-quarter honor roll, and the following students are named:   4.0 GPA Seniors—Toby Dalla ...
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Lynden is lucky to have thriving community theater

Even as businesses seemingly scatter away from the Dutch Village Mall, there’s one entity I hope will never leave: the Claire vg Thomas Theatre. My girlfriend and I attended the Friday evening Lynden ...
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J.J. Abrams’ second ‘Star Trek’ provides near-perfect entertainment

J.J. Abrams did what many thought nearly impossible in 2009 when he quite successfully (and surprisingly literally) rebooted the “Star Trek” franchise, which arguably hadn’t seen a quality entry ...