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Posing the questions that must be asked

LYNDEN — Harkening back to January 2013, we printed a list of 13 things we’d like to see locally in 2013. Some were far-fetched. Some were attainable. But how did it go? Every list starts somewhere ...

Letters to the editor published Feb. 5

Let’s commend, not critique, windmill effort I appreciated Tim Broersma’s response to the criticism about not using local contractors to do some of the repair work on Dutch Village Mall. When you do ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Feb. 5 • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor conference room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6 • Commissioners of Lynden Regional Parks and Recreation ...

Honor history by passing school bond

by Michael Lewis, publisher As I get older (wiser?), I dislike taxes more and more! However, there is one that I will never vote against in this community … one that supports our schools. October of ...

Letters to the editor – Jan. 29

We must also improve the learning process We are being asked to pay a lot of dollars to construct and remodel school buildings. While funding school construction is important, we need to go beyond buildings ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Jan. 29 • WRIA (Watershed Resource Inventory Area) 1 Planning Unit, garden room of Civic Center Building, 322 N. Commercial St., Bellingham, 6 p.m. The agenda includes discussion of proposed ...

After 41 years of legal abortion, still a tragedy

by Juanita Verbree On Jan. 22, 1973, I was a sophomore at Lynden High School. The fateful decision made that day by the U.S. Supreme Court did not even reach my ears! Legalized abortion? I did not hear ...

EDITORIAL: Let your school vote be your voice

After months of meetings and forums, citizens can finally express their opinions on the Lynden School District bond through actual voting. Ballots will be mailed out this week, and Lynden residents will ...

Letters to the editor – Jan. 22

Obamacare is lousy prescription for Americans Cancelled policies, increased premiums, higher deductibles, penalties, limits on doctors and hospitals — Obamacare is turning out to be a lousy prescription ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Jan. 22 • Washington Red Raspberry Commission board of directors, offices at 1796 Front St., Lynden, 1 p.m. • Whatcom County Surface Mining Advisory Committee, Planning & Development ...