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BTC strike ends after four days

BELLINGHAM — Bellingham Technical College students were in class as of Monday, Sept. 30, as the college ratified agreements at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 29, ending a four-school-day strike that pushed ...

Emergency help available to BTC students

WHATCOM — Four days into a teachers’ strike delaying the start of 2013-14 classes, Bellingham Technical College on Friday afternoon asked media to announce that emergency funding help is available ...

Meridian district sets strategic planning input meetings

LAUREL ­— The Meridian School District has scheduled two community input meetings for the district’s long-range planning process. The meetings will both be at 6:30 p.m. They will be on Tuesday, Oct. ...

School menus to feature locally grown foods as part of Taste of Washington

WHATCOM ­— Several local school districts will be serving locally grown food to students this week, said Mardi Solomon of Whatcom Farm-to-School Support Team. The emphasis will be on either Wednesday ...

BTC strike shuts class

BELLINGHAM ­— Faculty members at Bellingham Technical College officially went on strike Tuesday, Sept. 24, as late-night mediation efforts failed to resolve contract discord prior to school starting ...

Nooksack senior directing play for senior project

EVERSON — Ever since his freshman year at Nooksack Valley High School, Brett Heeringa has adored acting on stage. Now as a senior, Heeringa is looking to put his talents to work behind the scenes for ...

Cornerstone Christian hosting Soccer Carnival Day

LYNDEN — Cornerstone Christian School will host a Soccer Carnival Day from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7, at Bender Fields to help kick off the new Lynden Youth Sports soccer league season. ...

Lynden resident receives Major of the Year award from national physical education association

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Lynden’s Eric Hersman, a student at Central Washington University, was named University Major of the Year at the National American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation ...
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Fisher kicks off year with new principal

LYNDEN — With an aging facility and a key February bond vote looming, one might not see the 2013-14 school year as an ideal time to jump in as the new principal of Fisher Elementary School. Luckily, ...
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A new year, first day of school

Lynden Christian kicked off the Whatcom County 2013-14 school year on Tuesday. Here, second grade students get reacquainted.  But LC students aren’t the only ones hitting the books. It’s ...