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Adding to the history of old service stations A couple days ago I was sitting in the waiting room of a Ferndale business and happened to see the magazine section of the Lynden Tribune/Ferndale Record. ...
The first page from the original “In the Matter of incorporation of Lynden” document.

For 125th of Lynden, give Holden Judson his due as ‘Father of Lynden’

The first page from the original “In the Matter of incorporation of Lynden” document. We are accustomed to referring to that larger-than-life lady Phoebe Judson as “Mother of Lynden.” How about, ...

Letters to the editor

Supports local farms The guest opinion of Gerald Baron was an excellent article that stated well the continuous assault on dairy farms as well as other farms by environmental groups and Native American ...

Beware the assault on family farming

This is a guest opinion from Gerald Baron, executive director of Save Family Farming, a new statewide farm support association addressing threats to agriculture from the Western Environmental Law Center ...

Keeping the people’s government open

This is a guest opinion by Scott Wilson, publisher of the Port Townsend Leader, and made available to Washington Newspaper Publishers Association members. Once again, our local elected representatives ...

Letters to the editor

Apology from WTA    At Whatcom Transportation Authority, our policy is to prohibit advertisements that “express or advocate an opinion, position or viewpoint on matters of public debate.” For a ...

OPINION: Beware the assault on family farming

  This is a guest opinion from Gerald Baron, executive director of Save Family Farming, a new statewide farm support association addressing threats to agriculture from the Western Environmental Law ...

Letters to the editor – March 16

Apology from WTA   At Whatcom Transportation Authority, our policy is to prohibit advertisements that “express or advocate an opinion, position or viewpoint on matters of public debate.” For a ...

Our voice: A community of support builds our local success, from hoops to books

As the gold ball rises high in the air after state-winning basketball performances, there’s more than the dozen athletes underneath it that helped get it that high. For our local teams to experience ...

One day to honor 125 years, visually

This is a guest opinion from Gary Vis, executive director of the Lynden Chamber of Commerce.   Next Wednesday, March 16, the City of Lynden will mark 125 years as an officially recognized community ...