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Meridian School Board meeting place changed  

LAUREL -— Meridian School Board meetings will now be held in the newly remodeled Professional Development Center on the Meridian High School campus rather than in the library at Meridian Middle School, ...

Two win awards from Western Washington Univ.

WHATCOM — Two local students at Western Washington University have won university scholarships for the 2014-15 academic year. Sarrah Jane Van Zanten, a daughter of Gerrit Van Zanten of Lynden and Carol ...

Stronger yearbook review coming to LHS

LYNDEN — Lynden High School will put a “second set of eyes” on certain pre-publication components of the school’s annual yearbook, school district Superintendent Jim Frey said on Monday. That decision ...
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deBont named NVHS valedictorian

SUMAS -— Sabrina deBont is headed to the University of Washington in the fall after serving as student body president and being the 2014 class valedictorian at Nooksack Valley High School. The lifetime ...

Local students win academic honors

LHS announces second-semester honor students   LYNDEN — Lynden High School has released its second-semester honor roll, and the following students are named:   4.0 GPA Seniors — Kelsey Bouwman, ...

Business leader Chase Franklin of Seattle joins WWU’s board

BELLINGHAM — Gov. Jay Inslee has appointed business executive Chase Franklin of Seattle to Western Washington University’s Board of Trustees. “Chase has deep roots to Western and a strong commitment ...

WCC president Hiyane-Brown earns state honor

BELLINGHAM — Kathi Hiyane-Brown, Whatcom Community College president, recently received the 2014 Chief Executive Officer award of the Trustees Association of Community and Technical Colleges at an annual ...

Lynden district in facilities review

LYNDEN — By the end of June the Lynden School District will have a brand-new facilities committee in place. Jim Frey, superintendent, said that while the district has had facility committees in the past, ...

WCC starting $13 million upgrade, expansion project

BELLINGHAM — Whatcom Community College hosts a June 18 groundbreaking ceremony for renovation of its Pavilion and expansion of the Student Recreation Center. In all, the $13 million project adds 24,000 ...

Lynden teacher to attend institute

LYNDEN -— Amy Miller, fifth grade teacher at Bernice Vossbeck Elementary School, has been chosen to attend the Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy, a week-long institute at the Library Science Center ...