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EDITORIAL: The Tribune chooses thankfulness

Three years ago we lost a very close friend to pancreatic cancer at the much too early age of 65. He was a wise man who had a great sense of humor and a wonderful perspective on life. We always enjoyed ...

From the Margin: Time enriches a thankful view

Last Saturday I started in on a task that will take more of my spare time this winter. It is to go through all that stuff we once stuck in a file drawer or box — many of them, in fact — thinking it ...

Letters to the editor – published Nov. 27

Do we even understand the education system? A question must be asked before considering the Lynden School District’s appeal for $46 million. Do we as a community clearly understand the education system ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Nov. 27 • Commissioners of Whatcom County Fire District 1, Station 81, 101 E. Main St., Everson, 11 a.m. This is a special meeting to consider a potential location for a new station. • Meridian ...

EDITORIAL: Exciting revitalizing

The pieces are falling into place for a renewal of downtown Lynden, and for that we are most grateful to all those who are seeing the potential and taking action. Thank you! It’s been a tough scene to ...

Letters to the editor – Nov. 20

Rodeo volunteer speaks I’m an eight-year volunteer for the Lynden Rodeo. I believe in the western way of life, as all of rodeo family does. I have been blessed to work under the direction of Christina ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Nov. 20 • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor conference room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m. • Lynden Board of Adjustments, southeast conference room, City Hall ...
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Historic photo

The International Order of Odd Fellows lodge was established in Lynden in 1887. Its meeting hall on the northwest corner of Fifth and Grover streets was also a meeting place for the annual Clamdiggers ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Nov. 13 • Whatcom County Agricultural Advisory Committee, Northwest Annex conference room, Planning and Development Services, 5280 Northwest Dr., Bellingham, 3:30 p.m. On the agenda are: officer ...

Letters to the editor

Voting against our best interest over and over Dr. Ben Carson wrote a book called “America the Beautiful.” He also is the man who gave a talk at the White House Prayer Breakfast early this year. Of ...