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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 ...

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 ...