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FAFSA session tonight at LHS; others coming up

  WHATCOM — Lynden High School hosts a time for explanation of the college FAFSA application process on Wednesday, Jan. 14, from 6 to 8 p.m. This event is for all who are interested in the community, ...
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Lynden bond coming

LYNDEN — The Lynden School Board voted Thursday night to approve a resolution that will put a $48 million school facilities construction bond up for a public vote on April 28.   According to the ...
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A bus full of memories

  LYNDEN ­— Those who depended on Vern Miedema’s mechanical skills at the Lynden School District bus garage say it will be hard to go on not having him around doing his conscientious work.   About ...
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NV prepares for bond election

NOOKSACK — The Nooksack Valley School District’s $27.9 million facilities bond campaign is in full swing, and the district is trying to leave no stone unturned in its communication with the community. ...

Local teachers earn national board certifications

WHATCOM — Several local school districts had teachers earn their national board certifications in 2014, including Lynden with four new certifications, Mount Baker with three and Nooksack Valley with ...

New Western nursing program graduates first class of 24

BELLINGHAM — Western Washington University’s first cohort of RN-to-BSN students received their degrees at a fall graduation ceremony on Saturday morning, Dec. 13, in Carver Gym. The group of 24 is ...

Lynden ‘leaning toward’ bond

LYNDEN — The Lynden School Board had a lively discussion at its Thursday evening board meeting on the future of school facilities and what a potential construction bond might look like. “They didn’t ...

Lynden Christian students fill four vehicles with food

LYNDEN -— Just before Thanksgiving, Lynden Christian School students collected over 11,000 pounds of food — enough to fill two mini-buses and two vans — for the Project Hope Food Bank. The food drive ...

GET college pre-pay program in sign-up period

OLYMPIA — The enrollment period for Washington’s Guaranteed Education Tuition program opened Nov. 1 and continues through May 31, 2015. The program provides an opportunity for families with young children ...

Bellingham Tech. president retiring

BELLINGHAM — Patricia McKeown, Bellingham Technical College’s president for the past five years, has announced her plans to retire at the end of June 2015. In all, McKeown’s career at BTC spans more ...