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‘FoodPlay’ comes to Lynden

LYNDEN — “FoodPlay” came to Lynden for the first time Tuesday morning, as Lynden School District youngsters had a chance to learn about healthy eating in conjunction with new food requirements in ...

LMS starting LEGO club

LYNDEN — LEGO maniacs at Lynden Middle School will soon have the chance to build to their hearts’ content as the school kicks off its LEGO club on April 9. The group will meet every Wednesday from ...

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 ...