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Voters give Bellingham schools green light to build

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Voters give Bellingham schools green light to build

KGMI News Reporting
By Karen Taylor

BELLINGHAM, Wash. – Voters appear to have passed a school bond for the Bellingham School District.

In the first vote count, 64 percent approved the general obligation bond, while 36 percent rejected it.

Superintendent Dr. Greg Baker says much of $160 million will go toward upgrading or rebuilding schools.

Play Dr. Greg Baker on bond

The district hopes to rebuild Sehome High School and Happy Valley Elementary.