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LYNDEN — Stacey Martin is announced as the coordinator of the Be The One student mentoring program that starts up at Lynden Christian High School this fall.
BOTHELL — First District Congresswoman Suzan DelBene announces that 16 high school graduates from northwest Washington have accepted appointments to the four U.S. military service academies.
OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee has appointed William (Bill) Mirand and Richard (Rick) Kaiser to serve on the Board of Trustees of Bellingham Technical College. Mirand’s term began in March and Kaiser’s term started in July.
Twin brothers Juan, left, and Emanuel (Manny) Melero are both graduating seniors at Nooksack Valley High School. They participated in Saturday morning’s Class of 2020 celebration parade from Sumas to Everson riding in Juan’s 1981 Covette car. The posting of the NVHS virtual graduation ceremo…
Lynden High School seniors came by in their cars Monday — to lively music and teachers waving signs and banners — to pick up their graduation caps and gowns for a “virtual” ceremony still being planned, said principal Ian Freeman (left, below). Expect details soon, he said. (Calvin Bratt//L…
FERNDALE — The Ferndale School District announced Wednesday, March 18, its plans for grab-and-go food distribution during the ongoing school closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lynden Christian Middle School Principal Aaron Bishop used the roof of the school for his office Tuesday, March 3. He said the students had a collective goal of less screen time and more reading, and depending on how many hours were swapped out for reading he would spend days on the roof. Th…
LYNDEN — Parents who have children planning to enter kindergarten in the Lynden School District in fall 2020 are asked to register online March 9-20, the school district says. Visit www.lynden.wednet.edu for information.
OLYMPIA — Cooper Graddon, a student at Lynden Middle School, served as a page in the state House of Representatives Feb. 3-7, sponsored by 42nd District Rep. Luanne Van Werven.
WHATCOM — The Northwest Washington Fair Foundation has opened its 2020 scholarship application process for local high school students. Amounts are $500 or $1,000 to each winner.
WHATCOM — School was canceled or two hours late throughout the county Monday and Tuesday, as everyone battled the cold weather that rolled in Sunday night.
Growth drives schools; many county officials retire; Ecology takes over water planning; city buys Glenning site; two die trying to save dogs; Sen. Ericksen adds a Cambodia job; Bass convicted of Stavik death; P.O. mural causes furor; Farm Pavilion built; Sumas gets $2 million for projects
LYNDEN — Monday, Dec. 16, offers a chance for Lynden School District residents to find out more and react to projected growth, upcoming bonds and levies, and district budgets ahead.
WHATCOM — The Health Professions Affinity Community (HPAC) aims to introduce students to health-related careers while empowering them to address their communities’ most pressing health disparities.