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Applications open for two memorial scholarships, too

WHATCOM — Whatcom County Dairy Women are now accepting applications for the 2013 scholarships in memory of Mina Polinder and Judy Scholten. Recipients must be either: 1) a son or daughter of an active ...

Fair foundation will award three $1,000 ag-related scholarships

LYNDEN — This year for the first time, the Northwest Washington Fair Foundation will award three $1,000 scholarships to qualified Whatcom County students studying in an agriculture-related field at a ...

Seattle Pacific University honors

Seattle Pacific University has released its 2012 autumn quarter dean’s list honoring students with at least 12 credits and a 3.50 or higher grade point average, and the following local students are named: ...

Meridian district receives award for emergency readiness effort

WHATCOM — The Meridian School District has won an award for its emergency readiness efforts from the county Division of Emergency Management. A plaque of recognition was presented to district Superintendent ...
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From migrant travel to steady role model

LYNDEN — Lynden 17-year-old Jose Martinez walked up the stairs of the Sonlight Community Church on Monday afternoon. It’s a walk he’s done over 1,000 times. The moment he enters through the doors, ...

Lynden schools try new look at facilities

LYNDEN — Getting projects started has been a hard sell as of late in the Lynden School District. So the district is taking a somewhat new approach this year to its widely known facilities issues. It’s ...
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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 ...