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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 ...

Letters to the editor – April 24

Let’s revive downtown instead of water plant I am incensed at the building of a new waterworks building at a cost of $36 million using a portion of the monies gleaned from our residents each month for ...

Public meetings

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, ...