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Opinion: Full City Council supports Lynden bond

The Lynden City Council’s resolution in support of the Lynden School bond:   WHEREAS, by April 28, 2015 Lynden School District patrons will vote on a bond that would pay for replacement of Lynden ...

Letters to the editor – April 8

Find a way to vote ‘yes’   It is my sincere belief that we are a caring, frugal and supportive community. It is with this in mind that I am encouraging all of the wonderful people I’ve had the ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, April 8 • Washington Red Raspberry Commission board of directors, administration building, WSU Research Center, 2606 W. Pioneer Way, Puyallup, 11 a.m. On the agenda are: block grant applications ...

OPINION: A mother’s concern for kids at Fisher

by Kristen Oudman   My husband and I have three children who attend Fisher Elementary School. Over the past five years we have been at Fisher, we have noticed multiple issues regarding the school structure ...

Public meetings

Thursday, April 2 • Lynden City Council Public Safety Committee, City Hall Annex, 205 Fourth St., 4 p.m. Monday, April 6 • Lynden City Council Wage Committee, first floor meeting room, City Hall, 300 ...

Letters to the editor – April 1

Supports Lynden facilities bond   Wouldn’t it be nice if we could all come together as citizens of a community and support the Lynden schools bond because it is the right and timely thing to do? ...

Opinion: No regrets — let’s pass this bond

by Terry Kaemingk   My dad, Jim Kaemingk Sr., often told me that seldom do we regret significant capital investment in our local community. My dad was a patient, insightful, visionary, practical and ...

Letters to the editor – published March 25

A feeling of resurgence, let’s make it match with a passing bond   Lately, as I drive through downtown Lynden, I have a feeling of a resurgence of the town. It brings back many fond memories of the ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, March 25 • 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. On the agenda are ...

Opinion: ‘If not now, when?’ on Lynden bond

by Scott Korthuis, mayor   As Lynden’s mayor and a lifelong resident who, like many of you, raised children in this community, I feel compelled to weigh in on the important matter of the April 28 ...