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Homeschoolers hone their public speaking here

  LYNDEN ­— The crosswalk at 11th and Grover streets was a busy spot last week Thursday through Saturday, with dozens of smartly dressed young folks making their way between the Bethel and First ...

Skills academy now taking applications

  WHATCOM — The Northwest Career & Technical Academy provides tuition-free career training in high-wage, high-demand occupations to area high school, homeschool and GED students under the age ...
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Bond ballots coming

LYNDEN — It’s bond time again, and most Lynden-area voters should find ballots in their mailboxes by Friday, April 10.   The Whatcom County Auditor’s Office said in a press release that election ...

Four tie for first in chess tourney; growth sought

LYNDEN — The 45th annual Theresa Tromp Chess Tournament was held last week at Lynden Middle School, and four players ended up ahead of the pack.   Seniors Robert Knapp, Ian Witecki and Julia Morris, ...
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Lynden students absorb Holocaust story

  LYNDEN ­— For about 40 minutes the student body of Lynden High School sat in a respectful hush Friday listening to 92-year-old Noemi Ban talk about living through the Holocaust.   The Bellingham ...
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A rally for the Lynden schools

A rally to support the Lynden School District bond, organized by Citizens for Lynden Schools, drew over 250 people to the local fairgrounds on Saturday. Entertainment included a bagpiper, students on unicycles, ...

Sessions detail Running Start

  WHATCOM — Learn how to earn college credit while still in high school at one of several upcoming information sessions hosted by Whatcom Community College’s Running Start program.   The hour-long ...
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Ellie Meenk and the Lynden Academy book club

LYNDEN — At Lynden Academy, a school-wide book club has led to school-wide success.   Back in 2008, only 20 percent of Lynden Academy’s fourth-grade class passed the State Writing Assessment Test. ...
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Bond rally happening Saturday

LYNDEN — Enthusiasm breeds enthusiasm, and that’s a mantra that Citizens for Lynden Schools co-chair Tammy Yoder is taking to heart as the April 28 Lynden School District bond election date draws closer. ...

Bond-support rally planned for 9 a.m. March 25

  LYNDEN — The Citizens for Lynden Schools group is planning a Saturday, March 28 rally to drum up support for the upcoming school bond election.   Festivities will be based at the Northwest ...