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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 ...
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By the numbers: The school bond

LYNDEN — The ballots are out for the Lynden School District’s Feb. 11 election request for a $46 million bond. If approved, the money, combined with $16 million in state matching funds, will pay to ...

Industry reps to be at Meridian school

LAUREL — The Northwest Career and Technical Academy will host industry leaders on Monday, Feb. 10, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in Meridian High School’s CTE Building, 194 Laurel Rd. Students, parents and community ...

Locals make university honor rolls

EWU releases fall dean’s list CHENEY — Eastern Washington University has released its fall-quarter dean’s list, and the following local students are named: Lynden—Blair Bomber, Kelly Heerspink, ...