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Success for Lynden’s Letter Carriers food drive On Saturday, May 14, the Lynden Letter Carriers coordinated the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, which collected almost 10,400 pounds of food for the Project ...
Jan Teague meets with Republican governor candidate Bill Bryant, whom the Washington Retail Association has endorsed. (Courtesy photo)

Beware black and white campaigning

Jan Teague meets with Republican governor candidate Bill Bryant, whom the Washington Retail Association has endorsed. (Courtesy photo) Editor’s Note: This is an opinion of Jan Teague, president and CEO ...

Letters to the editor

Public shouldn’t have to pay for political events Will taxpayers dollars be used cover security expenses for the recent political event in Lynden? To the County Council: I share your concern about the ...

Letters to the editor

Upset with Trump Thank you to KGMI for broadcasting all of Donald Trump’s narcissistic speech. I spent the first 5 1/2 years of my life living under the havoc brought on by the narcissistic leader in ...

Allen McHenry

Allen Eugene McHenry, age 86, of Lynden, passed away after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease at the Christian Health Care Center on May 1, 2016. Allen was born in Jacksonville, Florida, on Sept. ...

Letters to the editor

Don’t demonize the people you represent The current controversy over redistricting, eliciting comments made by some of our County Council members, begs me to inquire: what is your mind upon free government? Responsible ...

Legislators’ advocacy benefits community

This is a guest column from Lynden Mayor Scott Korthuis. Isn’t it exciting? Lynden is alive and well! Our downtown is being revitalized. Our outstanding trail system is slated for expansion. A parking ...

Louws puts jail funding ahead of EMS

Whatcom County Executive Jack Louws gave his 2016 State of the County speech to the County Council in early April. The first portion on accomplishments and projects underway was printed last week; this ...

Letter to the editor

Recognizing local history Yes, I remember that store, the Swanson Mercantile (March 16 Drive Whatcom section photo). We shopped there during my childhood when we lived on the Clearbrook Road, and later ...

Achievements to note, more projects underway

Whatcom County Executive Jack Louws gave his 2016 State of the County speech to the County Council in early April. Over the April 20 and 27 editions, the Tribune will print the speech. Good evening, members ...