Kids Grow Green: Cashing in Cabbage

Kids across America are growing, and some are earning, a lot of “green” participating in the National Bonnie Plants Cabbage Program. This year, more than 1.5 million third graders in 48 states have gotten hands-on gardening experience growing colossal cabbages with high hopes to win “best in state” and receive a $1,000 scholarship towards education… Read More

Washington State Teacher of the Year

The State of Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction has announced the 2014 Washington State Teacher of the Year, Katie Brown of Shuksan Middle School in Bellingham. Brown, a graduate of Fort Vancouver High School, has taught at Shuksan Middle School for 11 years as both a classroom teacher and and ELL Specialist. As… Read More

Good News for Crestline

It would seem that nothing good comes from tragedy. It’s heart wrenching, confusing, maddening, and has the potential to turn even the brightest optimist into a cynic. But consider the good that can grow from disasters. Case in point: Crestline Elementary, destroyed by fire on Feb. 3, has brought the community together in a wonderful… Read More