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OPINION: There’s nothing like quacking as a duck

Let me give you a hint: Those little quacker noisemakers they try to sell you before you get on the Ride the Ducks of Seattle do have a certain level of annoyance to them, but, boy, are they a hoot if ...

EDITORIAL: A great small step for downtown

Last week, the last of four small trees was planted at the intersection of Fifth and Front streets. The city was involved, Puget Sound Energy was involved (to support the right kinds of planting around ...

GUEST OPINION: Mentor agency: ‘What we do changes lives’

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Washington (BBBS-NW) is asking for donations from the local community to support a mission of mentoring at-risk youth in Whatcom and Skagit counties. Decreased funding ...

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 ...