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Lynden, LC schools plan for joint safety drill

LYNDEN — Practice makes perfect, as the old saying goes. That’s the thinking behind the Lynden School District’s upcoming Safety Day, set for Thursday, Feb. 21. “On Feb. 21, the Lynden School District, ...

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 ...