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Man of the Year: Harlan Kredit

LYNDEN — Anyone who knows Harlan Kredit, and even anyone who only knows of him, probably knows he’s a very busy guy. Harlan has worn many hats in his 73 years, including science teacher, athletic director, ...
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High-achieving teachers leading

WHATCOM — Lynden resident Melissa Engels likes to challenge herself. That’s a major reason why she decided several years ago to become a National Board Certified Teacher. “Part of it was, I saw some ...
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‘HONK!’ premiering at LC: What to expect?

LYNDEN — The Lynden Christian High School spring musical is here again, and attendees can expect fun for the entire family, regardless of age. “HONK!” premieres at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 1, and director ...

Brian Johnson appointed new member of five-person Lynden School Board

LYNDEN — The Lynden School Board should have sold tickets to its Thursday night meeting, because it was one of the most well-attended in recent memory. The board commented on the turnout before attending ...

Plan the Ideal Real Meal for cash, local fame (and for kids)

WHATCOM — The Whatcom Farm-to-School program, with support from the Whatcom Community Foundation and Sustainable Connections, is hosting the Ideal Real Meal Contest. In this contest, participants will ...

Information systems program is partnership of Western, WCC

BELLINGHAM — A new pathway to a baccalaureate degree in computer and information systems security is being planned as a partnership between Western Washington University’s College of Sciences and Technology ...
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Meridian building ‘going gangbusters’

LAUREL — Parts of the Meridian School District look drastically different than they did not too long ago. The Meridian High School and Irene Reither Primary School campuses are in the middle of massive ...

FAFSA filing events coming up at both Lynden and Ferndale high schools

LYNDEN — Student aid applications can be a daunting process for students preparing for college. On Thursday, Jan. 17, local students will have the chance to get some help with their Free Application ...
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Local schools react to Newtown tragedy

LYNDEN — The nation was hit with a harrowing and unfathomable tragedy on Friday when 20-year-old Adam Lanza walked into a Connecticut elementary school and gunned down 26 people, 20 of whom were young ...

School board sees record nine applicants for open seat

LYNDEN — The Lynden School Board met Saturday morning to discuss an unprecedented number of applications for an open board seat. Gary Vis, board president, is resigning his position effective Dec. 31, ...