34 students have tested positive, 194 quarantined; some classes sent home
LYNDEN — The Lynden School Board will have a special meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 5, to interview interim superintendent candidates and possibly announce an interim selection.
BELLINGHAM —Whatcom Community College has been designated a Voter Friendly Campus by national, nonpartisan organizations Fair Elections Center’s Campus Vote Project and NASPA (Student Affairs administrators in higher education).
WHATCOM — This year, Whatcom Women in Business will award three $5,000 scholarships to women entering higher education including but not limited to technical or trade school, beauty school, community college or university.
BELLINGHAM — For the first time, Whatcom Community College’s Community & Continuing Education program will launch a training course for those seeking to become a licensed Adult Family Home administrator.
BELLINGHAM — The Whatcom Community College Foundation announces a new endowed scholarship fund to support gender equity in cybersecurity, made possible through the generous contribution of Carl Willis-Ford, longtime speaker and advocate for human-oriented cybersecurity and diversity and in…
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…