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School bond passing with 69% support

LYNDEN — The Lynden School District’s proposed $48 million facilities bond was passing solidly in the ballot count released shortly after 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 28.   In the first count of the ...
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Milk Makers Fest in town this week

A Holstein dairy heifer gets acquainted with a group of first graders at this week’s Milk Makers Fest at the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds. Conducted by Whatcom County Dairy Women, the fest is all ...

$300,000 grant helps supply low-income with fruits, vegetables

  WHATCOM — Over the next three years, the Opportunity Council and several partners will provide more low-income families with access to fresh fruits and vegetables, thanks to a U.S. Department of ...

Launching Success teachers’ special

  BELLINGHAM — Launching Success Learning Store celebrates area teachers with a Superhero-themed event on Saturday, May 2, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This event is tied to Teacher Appreciation ...
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2011 loss of brother inspires Jeremy Brockmann

  LYNDEN — Former Meridian star baseball player and current Centralia College sophomore Jeremy Brockmann has experienced a great deal of success over the years, both on the field and in the classroom. ...

Ballot drop-off deadline Tuesday

  WHATCOM — County Auditor Debbie Adelstein reminds Lynden School District voters that ballots for the $48 million bond special election must be postmarked or deposited in a ballot drop box no later ...
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Homeschoolers hone their public speaking here

  LYNDEN ­— The crosswalk at 11th and Grover streets was a busy spot last week Thursday through Saturday, with dozens of smartly dressed young folks making their way between the Bethel and First ...

Skills academy now taking applications

  WHATCOM — The Northwest Career & Technical Academy provides tuition-free career training in high-wage, high-demand occupations to area high school, homeschool and GED students under the age ...
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Bond ballots coming

LYNDEN — It’s bond time again, and most Lynden-area voters should find ballots in their mailboxes by Friday, April 10.   The Whatcom County Auditor’s Office said in a press release that election ...

Four tie for first in chess tourney; growth sought

LYNDEN — The 45th annual Theresa Tromp Chess Tournament was held last week at Lynden Middle School, and four players ended up ahead of the pack.   Seniors Robert Knapp, Ian Witecki and Julia Morris, ...