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Bond supporters rallying for April 22 rerun attempt

LYNDEN — Three percent isn’t much in the world of small-town elections. Both supporters and opponents of the Lynden School District’s $46 million bond proposal — which failed in a Feb. 11 election ...

Technical skills classes open house

WHATCOM — Fall enrollment open houses for the Northwest Career & Technical Academy are being held locally on Wednesday, March 5. This is a chance for students, parents and the community to learn ...
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‘White Christmas’ stage show good in any season for LHS

LYNDEN — “Why do ‘White Christmas’ in February?” is a question that Lynden High School drama director Tina Miller has heard quite often lately. “The play is not a Christmas play,” she said. ...

Fair scholarships are ag-related

LYNDEN ­— The Northwest Washington Fair Foundation will award scholarships of up to $5,000 to three to five qualified Whatcom County students studying in an agriculture-related field at a college, university ...

Local and state Dairy Women offer scholarships with varied criteria

WHATCOM — Applications are now being accepted for two scholarships offered by Whatcom County Dairy Women. The two are: a $1,000 award in memory of Mina Polinder, and a $750 award in memory of Judy Scholten. ...

Sister of WWU’s first African-American student speaks to school

BELLINGHAM — Sandra Campbell, the sister of Willis Ball, who graduated as the first African-American graduate of Western Washington University in 1956, spoke to WWU students on Saturday, Feb. 8. Campbell, ...
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Lynden school bond facing failure, again

LYNDEN — In the end, nearly 58 percent approval simply isn’t enough to pass a $46 million Lynden School District bond to build new middle and elementary schools. Bonds need 60 percent approval to pass. ...
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School ballots in hand

WHATCOM — Next Tuesday, Feb. 11, is the last day for returning voted ballots in the Ferndale and Lynden school districts’ bond elections. As of 5:30 p.m. on Jan. 31, 4,205 ballots had been returned ...

LCHS releases first-semester honor roll

LYNDEN — Lynden Christian High School has released its first-semester honor roll, and the following students are named:   4.0 grade-point average Seniors — Dylan Blok, Ian He, Joe Kooiman, Braelyn ...

WCC listed among nation’s best

BELLINGHAM — For the second time in a row, Whatcom Community College has been named among the nation’s top 150 community colleges by the prestigious Aspen Institute. The nonprofit institute selected ...