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Mt. Baker School District gets clean audit

OLYMPIA — An audit of Mount Baker School District financial operations in the 2012-13 school year has turned up no significant deficiencies. The Washington State Auditor’s Office on Monday released ...

Folk skills school halting classes

BELLINGHAM ­— For a variety of reasons, the 3-year-old Whatcom Folk School will not operate this spring and summer and may close down, says its board of directors. The school has offered hundreds of ...

Schools rearrange dates for snow days

WHATCOM — North Whatcom County’s schools have seen three snow days so far in the 2013-14 school year, and each school is going about making up those days a little differently. The Lynden School District ...

School board extends Frey’s contract to 2017

LYNDEN ­— The Lynden School Board on Feb. 27 voted to extend Superintendent Jim Frey’s contract to June 2017. This is a standard action taken each year to either continue the contract for three years ...

Evergreen Boys State coming up

WHATCOM — The American Legion of the State of Washington is sponsoring Evergreen Boys State, running June 15-21 at the Warm Beach Conference Center near Stanwood. Evergreen Boys State is a leadership ...

BTC culinary arts program wins several awards

BELLINGHAM — A team in Bellingham Technical College’s culinary arts program won a silver medal in the American Culinary Federation state competition. The Hot Food team members are: Gillian Battle, ...

Youth Fair entry forms due back

LYNDEN — Entries are due in by this week Friday, March 14, for participation in the 2014 Whatcom County Youth Fair. The multi-faceted “experience that lasts a lifetime” is on the Friday and Saturday, ...

Farm Bureau offers scholarships

WHATCOM — The local Farm Bureau is offering $3,000 in scholarships to qualified Whatcom County students. A minimum of $500 will be awarded to each winner. Applicants must meet the following criteria ...
Community members packed the Lynden High School library on Thursday to discuss the possibility of running another bond election in April.

School board won’t rerun bond in April

More than 200 people packed LHS library for Thursday board meeting LYNDEN — Lynden voters won’t see a bond election in April, the Lynden School Board decided at its Feb. 27 meeting, which was attended ...
Community members packed the Lynden High School library on Thursday to discuss the possibility of running another bond election in April.

School bond won’t run again in April

More than 200 people packed LHS library for Thursday board meeting LYNDEN — Lynden voters won’t see a bond election in April, the Lynden School Board decided at its Feb. 27 meeting, which was attended ...