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Letters to the editor – May 15

Stamping out hunger getting to be a great habit by local mail carriers On behalf of the hundreds of hungry people who use the Project Hope Food Bank of Lynden, I want to express a huge thanks to all of ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, May 15 • Lynden City Council Community Development Committee, second floor conference room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m. • Lynden Board of Adjustments, southeast conference room, ...
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EDITORIAL: Make your voices heard on the Lynden School District facility needs

Lynden Middle School and Fisher Elementary School are not in good shape. That’s a well-established fact, and the Lynden School Board and Superintendent Jim Frey are trying their hardest to do something ...

Letters to the editor – May 8

Erasing the fire dept. confusion questions Two weeks ago, the Tribune ran a front page story that created confusion. It announced that the fire station on 19th Street in Lynden would be closed and crews ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, May 8 • CANCELLED: Whatcom Community College Board of Trustees. • Whatcom County Agricultural Advisory Committee, Northwest Annex conference room, Planning and Development Services, 5280 ...

Guest Opinion: Let’s look deeper into school design, costs

The purpose of this letter is not to rehash the need for certain new school facilities, rather to raise some questions about how such construction could be accomplished. The preliminary cost estimate for ...

Letters to the editor – May 1

Important dates coming in month of May I bring up some very important dates in May: Thursday, May 2, is the National Day of Prayer. May we arouse one another and rally to public places to thank God and ...

Public meetings

Thursday, May 2 • Lynden City Council Public Safety Committee, Lynden Police Department, 203 19th St., 4 p.m. • Lynden Regional Parks and Recreation District, southeast conference room, City Hall Annex, ...

GUEST OPINION: State funding cuts threaten trial courts

Several years ago, judges statewide began urging the Legislature for more stable funding for the trial courts so that we could provide equal and accessible justice across our state. At that time, our great ...

GUEST OPINION: Our tax system is most regressive in U.S.

During this important time of year when the state Legislature is in session, I do what I can to understand what is happening in Olympia. I went to the town meeting in Ferndale, made two trips to Olympia ...