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Wednesday, Oct. 9 • Whatcom Community College Board of Trustees, Laidlaw Center board room, 237 W. Kellogg Rd., Bellingham, 2 p.m. • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor conference ...

Hey, Fed, let’s figure this out soon …

For the first time in 17 years, the United States federal government has shut down most operations, and that’s frustrating for a number of reasons. Perhaps most of all, the shutdown demonstrates just ...

Letters to the editor – Oct. 2

Enjoy the music festival October brings to Lynden the annual Claire de Lune Music Festival. But only the month and the name are predictable — we are so very fortunate to be able to expect the unexpected! ...

Public meetings

Thursday, Oct. 3 • Lynden City Council Public Safety Committee, Lynden Fire Department, 215 Fourth St., 4 p.m. • Commissioners of Lynden Regional Parks and Recreation District, southeast conference ...
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What’s Lynden’s icon? And what does it say?

I love bridges and I certainly love the ambition that Lynden Mayor Scott Korthuis shows in at least floating his idea about a suspension bridge allowing a trail to span Fishtrap Creek near Lynden City ...

Letters to the editor – published Sept. 25

Concerns over Affordable Healthcare Act (NOTE: This letter was sent to our Sens. Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray and Rep. Suzan DelBene.) I am writing you to express my deepest concerns over the effect ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Sept. 25 • WRIA 1 Planning Unit, garden level conference room, Civic Center Annex, 322 N. Commercial St., Bellingham, 6 p.m. Contact: Chris, 676-6692. • Meridian School Board, Meridian Middle ...

Whatcom Farm Friends joins I-522 opposition

LYNDEN — Whatcom Farm Friends has joined Washington’s leading agricultural groups in opposition to Initiative 522 on the November ballot. I-522 is opposed as well as by scientists, doctors, businesses ...

Letters to the editor

Thanks to the LMS students on Sept. 11 Early Wednesday morning, Sept. 11 (Patriot Day), I was driving on Depot Road. I noticed at the intersections with Grover and Main streets, on both sides of the road, ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Sept. 18 • 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 ...