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Dedication, open house set for Jan. 22 at new Meridian school

WHATCOM — The new Irene Reither Elementary School in the Meridian School District will be dedicated in a ceremony open to the public at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 22. The ceremony will be followed ...

Western graduate students will do free counseling

BELLINGHAM — Beginning Jan. 21, graduate students in Western Washington University’s Psychology Department will provide free individual counseling services under faculty supervision. Western’s Counseling ...

WCC’s Turning Point program taking applicants

BELLINGHAM — Registration is open for career and life success courses offered by Whatcom Community College’s Turning Point program. Turning Point offers two programs geared for those who are in transition ...
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Playing a jazzy Christmas donation

The Lynden Christian High School jazz band plays renditions of classic Christmas tunes outside Safeway on Friday in support of the Salvation Army’s bell-ringing. Michael Gurule is the band’s director…. ...

FAFSA filing help offered at LHS next month

LYNDEN — Lynden High School will host a FAFSA filing informational event on Thursday, Jan. 16, from 6 to 8 p.m. FAFSA stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Families can often feel that ...
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Continuing a long-held Christmas art tradition

LYNDEN — For years, fifth graders at Lynden Christian Middle School have constructed nativity sets out of clay. The tradition was going strong in the 1990s when this reporter attended Mrs. Sherri Stap’s ...

Lynden student part of African filming effort

SIOUX CENTER, IA — A Dordt College student from Lynden was a partner in a fall 2012 Africa filming project that has now won two awards. Jayson Korthuis teamed up with another senior, Justin Gloudemans ...

LCHS choir again sings ‘Carol-o-grams’ for a price

LYNDEN — The Lynden Christian High School Concert Choir will again deliver the true message of Christmas by means of “Carol-o-grams.” Choir members will travel around Lynden and sing 4-5 classic ...
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A renewed Meridian

LAUREL — Several of the schools under the Meridian School District umbrella look far different now than they did just a few years ago. In February 2010, district voters approved a $17 million bond for ...
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For senior project, off to Africa to help

By Annika Wolters LYNDEN — The typical senior project for a Lynden High School student might be redecorating a home, planning a fundraiser or participating in a mentorship, said senior English teacher ...