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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, ...
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Turning Tolo into meaning

LYNDEN — Lynden High School students Asli Neal and Victor Gutierrez-Ho were having lunch together one day not too long ago in the LHS cafeteria, chatting about dances. “Victor has a lunch with me, ...
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Meridian grad from sports to ballet

LYNDEN — For 2010 Meridian graduate Seth Weatherby, dancing ballet was originally just a means to an end. Now, it’s a passion. “I got into it myself for sports really,” he said. “I did baseball ...

Whatcom Community College celebrates 45th anniversary

BELLINGHAM — Fun fact: Shortly after Whatcom Community College opened its doors in 1970, the college operated classes out of the building that currently houses the Lynden Tribune. That office was opened ...

Local superintendents unsure of charter schools here

WHATCOM — Charter school legislation is now a reality in Washington, with voters’ approval of Initiative 1240 due to be certified on Dec. 5. The ballot measure authorizes the formation of up to 40 ...