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Farmers respond: No shortage of county water, but of good solutions

This column is from Rich Appel, vice president of Whatcom Family Farmers and chair of its Media & Communications Committee.   On Jan. 13 the Lynden Tribune ran an article about the call for a water ...

Letters to the editor

Economic slavery    This country is no longer working for many ordinary citizens. We learned in our high school civics classes that majority rules in our form of government, but majorities of the American ...

Duty to operate safe jail a difficult one here

[This is a guest column from Whatcom County Sheriff Bill Elfo]    Whatcom County is obligated to operate its county jail system in a safe, humane and constitutional manner. Today, it is often nearly ...

Letters to the editor

Thank you to the readers of the Lynden Tribune   On behalf of the Project Hope Food Bank in Lynden, I wish to express our deepest appreciation to the Lynden Tribune for choosing the Nooksack Valley Food ...

Meetings

Wednesday, Feb. 3 • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor meeting room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4 • Lynden City Council Public Safety Committee, southeast ...

Our Voice: Vote yes on local school levies

The portion of public school costs borne by the local property tax levy keeps rising in Washington. It is now pegged at 20 to 23 percent of school districts’ budgets in Whatcom County. The state has ...

Levy programs critical to overall student success

This is a guest opinion from Tammy Yoder, chair of the Citizens for Lynden Schools Committee.   I would like to take a moment to thank you for your support in the passage of the construction bond for ...

Letters to the editor

Looking forward to life as a Lyndenite As a new resident of Lynden, I wanted to say how excited I am to be here. Like the Judsons, we were also searching for an ideal home and we found it. I have never ...

The power of our generous readers

A Readers Care Fund ‘15 Thank You Note: This is an opinion column written by Lynden Tribune publisher Michael Lewis. How many different ways can someone say “Thank You?” This year marked the 10th ...

Letters to the editor

Supports the Meridian School District levy My name is Marty Gray and I am a board director for the Meridian School District. I am also a former student from Meridian and all four of my children attended ...