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Letters to the editor – published Sept. 17

A new Waples story Thank you very much for the Sept. 3 article on the Lynden Department Store. Here is a story that may never have been heard about the Lynden Department Store when Mr. Waples owned it. ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Sept. 17 • Whatcom Community College Board of Trustees, Laidlaw Center board room, 237 W. Kellogg Rd., Bellingham, 2 p.m. There will be a strategic conversation about accreditation and a tour ...

Letters to the editor – published Sept. 10

Lynden deserves better, Mr. Vis A Chamber of Commerce should work for the encouragement and promotion of business in a community. Yet in Lynden, our Chamber executive director seems to have other motives. ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Sept. 10 • Lynden/Everson Subzone Advisory Committee of the Whatcom County Flood Control Zone District, Northwood Fire Hall, corner of Northwood and Badger roads, 10 a.m. Steve Banham of the ...

Opinion: Plenty to support Sunday closings

By John Van Hemert Thank you for placing Gary Vis’ article in the Aug.27 issue of the Lynden Tribune. The headline is: “Sunday business opening should be a free choice.” Very gratefully, Lynden ...

Letters to the editor – published Sept. 3

Sunday response: We are departing from our guide Hard to believe the time would come that we question whose Sunday is it (Aug. 27 Gary Vis column). The history of this country, from the Pilgrims on, was ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Sept. 3 • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor conference room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m. • Berthusen Park Advisory Committee, southeast conference room, City ...

Opinion: Sunday business opening should be a free choice

By Gary Vis Whose Sunday is it? Lynden, more than any other community in the county, and possibly the state, is known for our imaginary Sunday “rules.” I use the term imaginary because there really ...

Opinion: GPT would enhance environment, jobs

By Craig Cole The Bellingham Herald recently published a guest commentary in which an opponent of the Gateway Pacific Terminal project at Cherry Point made a number of statements that are provably untrue. ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Aug. 27 • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor conference room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m. This is a special meeting of the committee specifically on the streetscape ...