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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 ...

Give the politicians some credit for trying

It can’t be much fun being a politician right now. Seriously. In today’s hyper-polarized political climate, you get an earful from both sides and yet you are hard-pressed to come up with ideas or find ...

Letters to the editor – March 20

Reconveyance is great news This is great news regarding the approval of the reconveyance! I would like to thank the following County Council members for showing us that they value water quality in Lake ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, March 20 • Bellingham Technical College Board of Trustees, College Services board room on campus, 3028 Lindbergh Ave., 9 a.m. (day earlier than normal) Study session precedes at 8 a.m. on ...

Letters to the editor – March 13

New jail is way too large for our needs As a current Whatcom County resident I am concerned with the new jail that is proposed and in the planning stages. We definitely need a new jail, but at the correct ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, March 13 • 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. ...

Decisions are urgently needed to keep up Lynden’s quality of life

Tonight at the City Hall Annex at 7 p.m., the elected representatives of the Lynden School District, the Lynden Regional Parks and Recreation District and the City of Lynden will meet to discuss some of ...

Letters to the editor – March 6

Lynden singers benefit Lighthouse Mission Lighthouse Mission Ministries would like to acknowledge the Lynden Choral Society for its gift of $1,250, received this past week, from their presentations of ...