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Class reunions are strange, in the best ways

Class reunions are weird. Like, really weird.   Allow me to paint a little picture. Imagine knowing a group of people from about age 5 all the way to the beginning of adulthood (or what passes for ...

Letters to the editor – July 22

Supports Graham   Our generals tell us we are losing the war against ISIS. There is genocide against Christians and minorities, beheadings, people burned alive, children crucified, females enslaved ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, July 22 • Lynden City Council Community Development Committee, second floor meeting room, Lynden City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4 p.m. • Water Resource Inventory Area (WRIA) 1 planning unit, ...

Legislators really delivered for Lynden

By Scott Korthuis   It is easy to become overwhelmed with news about government, especially because so much of it is discouraging. But we in Lynden are recipients of some very good news as a result ...

Louws: We have mental health, substance abuse facility already

  WHATCOM ­— County Executive Jack Louws says that the county already has a 16-bed mental health evaluation and treatment facility and will keep it operating when a new jail is built.   Louws ...

Letters to the editor – published July 15

There’s more than just a flag to blame   How sad that something as complex as how we feel about each other’s behaviors, race and culture can be reduced to a flag. Are we really sure that the stars ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, July 15 • Lynden City Council Community Development Committee, second floor meeting room, Lynden City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4 p.m. • Lynden Board of Adjustment, second-floor conference room, ...

Mental health evaluation and treatment should occur at the new county jail

It is very sad that at the height of the economic crash of 2008 to 2010 Washington State looked to the mental health field to cut expenses in an attempt to maintain other budgets around the state. At the ...

Letters to the editor

Embraces the coming of YWAM to Lynden What a blessing to have the YWAM (Youth With A Mission) organization to be part of our community and to be involved in our civic activites such as the Raspberry Festival! ...

Letters to the editor

Has concerns with Youth With a Mission organization Reading in the June 24 Tribune, I see an article on Youth with a Mission. I had not heard of this organization, so went to Bing to do some research. ...