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Jobs are part of quality of life here

by John Huntley and Brad Owens We don’t make anything in America anymore! The middle class is shrinking! We need more environmental regulation! We won’t live as well as our parents did! Hardly a day ...

Letters to the editor – July 30

Quality jobs should be a local priority Quality jobs are a major priority in Whatcom County. Lynden resident Satpal Sidhu, as dean of engineering and trades at Bellingham Technical College (2002-2008), ...

Public meetings

Thursday, July 31 • Commissioners of Lynden Regional Parks and Recreation District, southeast conference room, City Hall Annex, 205 Fourth St., 7 p.m. Commissioners will talk about and take public comment ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, July 23 • WRIA (Watershed Resource Inventory Area) 1 Planning Unit, garden-level conference room of Civic Center Building, 322 N. Commercial St., Bellingham, 6 p.m. • Meridian School Board, ...

Letters to the editor – published July 23

Supports Fleetwood There are many reasons to vote for Seth Fleetwood for the state Senate. These include education, both K-12 and college; transportation infrastructure; environmental quality; and protection ...

Letters to the editor published July 16

Election system not broken; it’s voters’ fault Our election system isn’t broken. The American people themselves have handed government over to incompetent and corrupt individuals. Many registered ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, July 16 • Lynden City Council Community Development Committee, second floor meeting room, Lynden City Hall, 300 Fourth St. 4 p.m. • WRIA (Watershed Resource Inventory Area) 1 Planning Unit, ...

Letters to the editor – July 9

Museum fireworks booth a major fundraiser I am writing to say thank you to the community for supporting the many Lynden fireworks booths this year. The Lynden Pioneer Museum fireworks booth had a great ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, July 9 • Lynden School Board, Lynden High School library, 1201 Bradley Rd., Lynden, 7 a.m. • Diking District 3, River & Flood Division conference room, Civic Center Building, 322 N. ...

Guest Opinion: Is the United States’ Declaration of Independence unconstitutional?

By Gary Hardaway Picture a fairly typical situation that occurs every day in representative government. A panel of officials is working on a policy statement. After considerable discussion they release ...