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Meridian: A new home

LAUREL ­— The Trojan spirit is alive and well, right down a refurbished live-size Trojan statue prominent in the new Meridian High School Education Building. Hundreds of people were on hand in beautiful ...
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EDITORIAL: Make your voices heard on the Lynden School District facility needs

Lynden Middle School and Fisher Elementary School are not in good shape. That’s a well-established fact, and the Lynden School Board and Superintendent Jim Frey are trying their hardest to do something ...
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30 years, $1M raised

LYNDEN ­— For 30 years now, the Cystic Fibrosis Bike-a-thon has been a May mainstay in town. This Saturday, the event is expected to top $1 million raised to fight the hereditary disease. The cumulative ...
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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 ...

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 The rock consists of two unsafe and outdated schools in desperate need of replacement.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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‘Moochanical Moochine’ up for award

WHATCOM — A young local artist is one of nine national finalists in the Lucerne Art of Dairy online voting contest going on now through May 17. If Rachel Roberts’ “The Moochanical Moochine” design ...

Bornstein Seafoods gives $100,000 for new BTC building

BELLINGHAM — Bornstein Seafoods Inc. has donated $100,000 to Bellingham Technical College’s campaign to build its new Fisheries and Aquaculture Sciences program structure at Maritime Heritage Park, ...
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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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LC student, 15, heads up successful purity-based nonprofit

LYNDEN — Many students aren’t even thinking about college at age 15. But Lynden Christian High School student Madison Wiese already has her own nonprofit. “I started it after I got back from a mission ...

The issues with Lynden schools

LYNDEN — If a sizable earthquake hit tomorrow, Lynden Middle School, to put it mildly, would not hold up well. The same goes for both LMS and Fisher Elementary School if a fire broke out at either building. ...