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 ...

Teen pleads guilty to second-degree murder in 2011 shooting

BELLINGHAM — One of the suspected shooters in the 2011 “drug deal gone bad” Lynden shooting death of Jesse Winchester was sentenced to 14 years and four months in prison Thursday after pleading guilty ...

Nooksack man under investigation following fatal crash on Weidkamp Road Friday

LYNDEN — A Nooksack man is under investigation following the death of his passenger in a vehicle crash early Friday morning on Weidkamp Road northwest of Lynden, according to Washington State Trooper ...

Lynden school board weighs in on facilities

LYNDEN — The Lynden School Board has found itself between a rock and a hard place. The rock consists of two unsafe and outdated schools in desperate need of replacement. The proverbial hard place is ...
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Review: ‘42’ lacks depth and subtlety, but excels in accuracy and heart

Billed as “The true story of an American legend,” Brian Helgeland’s Jackie Robinson movie “42” is certainly that, but it’s not necessarily a biopic. Much like Steven Spielberg’s “Lincoln,” ...
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Buzzing about history bees

LYNDEN — It didn’t take long, but Lynden Christian is already successful in the world of history bees. “Students qualified here in the school, and then four of our middle schoolers went down to a ...
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Fire stations shakeup?

WHATCOM — North Whatcom Fire and Rescue has decided to declare surplus its fire stations in Lynden and Custer, citing both response-time and financial reasons, meaning some adjustment for the Lynden ...

County fire district planning to declare Lynden, Custer stations surplus

Though stations will be sold, no job losses will occur if surplus resolutions pass The North Whatcom Fire & Rescue Whatcom County Fire Protection District #21 Board of Commissioners’ regular ...