GUEST OPINION: Our tax system is most regressive in U.S.

During this important time of year when the state Legislature is in session, I do what I can to understand what is happening in Olympia. I went to the town meeting in Ferndale, made two trips to Olympia ...

Letters to the editor – April 24

Let’s revive downtown instead of water plant I am incensed at the building of a new waterworks building at a cost of $36 million using a portion of the monies gleaned from our residents each month for ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, April 24 • Meridian School Board, Meridian Middle School library, 861 Ten Mile Rd., 7 p.m. Thursday, April 25 • The Opportunity Council board of directors, main office, 1111 Cornwall Ave., ...

Births – published April 24

BEAU LEWIS BOSMAN Stephanie and Ryan Bosman of Lynden welcomed a son, Beau Lewis, on April 11, 2013, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. He weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces. Grandparents ...

Seniors’ tour goes to B.C. sites in June

WHATCOM ­— The Whatcom County Tour Program offers a Scenic Loop Tour up Route 97 including Barkerville, B.C., a historic gold rush town well north of Kamloops, on June 22-26. Travel points include the ...

CALENDAR

WEDNESDAY Community Meal Third Christian Reformed Church invites the community to a meal from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24, at the church, 514 Liberty St., Lynden. Free.   THURSDAY Jansen concert ...

Notice of Trustee’s Sale – Jim Newcomb

Reference Number(s) of Documents assigned or released: 2091000423 Document Title: NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Grantor: Bishop, White, Marshall & Weibel, P.S. Grantee: Jim Newcomb, A Married Man Abbreviated ...

Notice of Trustee’s sale – Vikas Mohindra

Reference Number(s) of Documents assigned or released: 2070701998 Document Title: NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Grantor: Bishop, White, Marshall & Weibel, P.S. Grantee: Vikas Mohindra, a Married Man as ...

Notice of Sale of Real Property – Robin Schuurman

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR WHATCOM COUNTY In Re the Estate of: ROBIN SCHUURMAN, An Absentee. Defendants. Case No.: 08-4-00096-0 NOTICE OF SALE OF REAL PROPERTY PLEASE TAKE ...

James Butler Jr.

James (Jimmy) Lester Butler Jr., age 82, passed away after a long illness on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, in Lynden. Jim was born on Aug. 2, 1930, in Jacksonville, Fla., to Lester and Ruby Butler, who preceded ...