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3D printer comes to Lynden Library

LYNDEN -— Whether you call it a 3D printer or a “makerspace” device, consider it innovative technology finding a home at the Lynden Library. The MakerBot Replicator 2 desktop 3D printer is on hand ...

Academic briefs

Nooksack grad wins WWU scholarship   BELLINGHAM — Western Washington University student Diane Stephanie Perez, daughter of Olegario Perez-Alanis and Diane Perea of Nooksack, received a $3,000 MAP ...

Maple Falls WWU grad honored

BELLINGHAM — A Maple Falls student at Western Washington University was among the Outstanding Graduates honored for the 2013-14 academic year at spring commencement on June 14. Faculty members from the ...

Meridian School Board meeting place changed  

LAUREL -— Meridian School Board meetings will now be held in the newly remodeled Professional Development Center on the Meridian High School campus rather than in the library at Meridian Middle School, ...

Two win awards from Western Washington Univ.

WHATCOM — Two local students at Western Washington University have won university scholarships for the 2014-15 academic year. Sarrah Jane Van Zanten, a daughter of Gerrit Van Zanten of Lynden and Carol ...

Stronger yearbook review coming to LHS

LYNDEN — Lynden High School will put a “second set of eyes” on certain pre-publication components of the school’s annual yearbook, school district Superintendent Jim Frey said on Monday. That decision ...
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deBont named NVHS valedictorian

SUMAS -— Sabrina deBont is headed to the University of Washington in the fall after serving as student body president and being the 2014 class valedictorian at Nooksack Valley High School. The lifetime ...

Local students win academic honors

LHS announces second-semester honor students   LYNDEN — Lynden High School has released its second-semester honor roll, and the following students are named:   4.0 GPA Seniors — Kelsey Bouwman, ...

Business leader Chase Franklin of Seattle joins WWU’s board

BELLINGHAM — Gov. Jay Inslee has appointed business executive Chase Franklin of Seattle to Western Washington University’s Board of Trustees. “Chase has deep roots to Western and a strong commitment ...

WCC president Hiyane-Brown earns state honor

BELLINGHAM — Kathi Hiyane-Brown, Whatcom Community College president, recently received the 2014 Chief Executive Officer award of the Trustees Association of Community and Technical Colleges at an annual ...