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 ...

Foothills broadband effort renewed, yet again

GLACIER — From the perspective of a broadband provider, the Mount Baker foothills are both unique and incredibly daunting. A group of area stakeholders met at The Inn at Mount Baker on Friday, April ...
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Goats for hire visit Meridian schools

Students look on as a herd of 15 goats from Everson’s Git Yer Goat, LLC perform cleanup duties chomping on blackberry bushes near the natural garden at Meridian Middle School on Friday…. This ...

Mount Baker School District receives OSPI energy grant

DEMING — The Mount Baker School District is one of 28 districts to receive a combined $20 million grant for school energy efficiency improvements, the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction ...
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‘Iron Man 3’ sets Marvel back on track

With “The Avengers,” Joss Whedon accomplished what many thought impossible: He made a coherent and highly entertaining superhero team-up movie that didn’t short-change any of its leads. That was ...
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Raising disability awareness at Nooksack Valley High

EVERSON — About 270 of the estimated 1,600 students in the Nooksack Valley School District live with disabilities, and students at Nooksack Valley High School are working to make these kids feel as at-home ...