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Public meetings

Wednesday, Oct. 8 Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor conference room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m. Meridian School Board, Professional Development Center, Meridian High School ...

Lessons learned from an epic road trip

The United States of America is a land of contrasts, but it’s incredibly easy to go through life without seeing any of them. That was abundantly clear to me over the past couple of weeks, as my girlfriend ...

Letters to the editor – Oct. 1

Sidhu’s side My opponent, a lifetime Republican party operative espousing right-wing values, gave her interpretation of the “Tax Policy” platform of the Democrat Party. The party website says: “Fair ...

Public meetings

Thursday, Oct. 2 Lynden City Council Public Safety Committee, Lynden Fire Station, 215 Fourth St., 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 6 Lynden City Council Finance Committee, first floor meeting room, City Hall, 300 ...

Guest Opinion: When, how will this cycle ever stop?

By Irene Morgan I received a call recently from a member of our Restorative Community Coalition (formerly ReEntry Coalition of Whatcom County) seeking help. He and his family of four are in the process ...

Letters to the editor – published Sept. 24

Van Werven’s view You deserve to know where I, as a candidate for state representative in the 42nd District, stand on a critical issue. When talking with voters I am often met with tax anxiety and rightly ...

Public notices

Wednesday, Sept. 24 • WRIA (Watershed Resource Inventory Area) 1 Planning Unit, garden-level conference room of Civic Center Building, 322 N. Commercial St., Bellingham, 6 p.m. • Meridian School Board, ...

Letters to the editor – published Sept. 17

A new Waples story Thank you very much for the Sept. 3 article on the Lynden Department Store. Here is a story that may never have been heard about the Lynden Department Store when Mr. Waples owned it. ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Sept. 17 • Whatcom Community College Board of Trustees, Laidlaw Center board room, 237 W. Kellogg Rd., Bellingham, 2 p.m. There will be a strategic conversation about accreditation and a tour ...

Letters to the editor – published Sept. 10

Lynden deserves better, Mr. Vis A Chamber of Commerce should work for the encouragement and promotion of business in a community. Yet in Lynden, our Chamber executive director seems to have other motives. ...