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Wednesday, April 24 • Meridian School Board, Meridian Middle School library, 861 Ten Mile Rd., 7 p.m. Thursday, April 25 • The Opportunity Council board of directors, main office, 1111 Cornwall Ave., ...

EDITORIAL: Kudos to Darigold

We certainly don’t get multi-million dollar investments made in Lynden by businesses all that often. When we do, we need to take notice. So, thank you, Darigold. Not only is the new milk dryer now a ...

Letters to the editor – published April 10

Look a little deeper and be careful with zoning Regarding rezoning agricultural lands to permit livestock slaughter and meat packing: When I first heard the local slaughter proposal, I was inclined to ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, April 10 • Whatcom County Agricultural Advisory Committee, Northwest Annex conference room, Planning and Development Services, 5280 Northwest Dr., Bellingham, 3:30 p.m. Details: Samya, 676-6907. ...
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Sleuthing the origins of my house —using old Tribunes now posted online

I am finally digging out the details the walls of my old home would not divulge — and in the pages of old Lynden Tribunes, no less. Word came to us here recently from the Washington State Library that ...

Letters to the editor – published April 3

County council shows support of conservation The vote to support reconveyance of 8,844 acres of land on both the east and west sides of Lake Whatcom to our county shows a real concern for the preservation ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, April 3 • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor conference room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 4 • Lynden City Council Public Safety Committee, ...

Jail replacement process is a careful one

By Bill Elfo, Whatcom County Sheriff As Whatcom County prepares to replace its jail, it is important to update citizens as to the processes followed, decisions made to date and the plans to proceed. In ...

Letters to the editor – published March 27

Obama as Hitler is beyond insulting On Tuesday, March 19, I had the unfortunate but compelling experience of seeing two young men with an “Impeach Obama” sign in front of the Lynden Post Office steps. ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, March 27 • Meridian School Board, Meridian Middle School library, 861 Ten Mile Rd., 7 p.m. Thursday, March 28 • Bellingham-Whatcom County Commission Against Domestic Violence, Bellingham ...