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Letters to the editor – published Nov. 5

Thoughts on the WID I came to a County Council meeting and communicated with certain members in an effort to educate myself about the watershed irrigation districts that were proposed because I wanted ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Nov. 5 Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor conference room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m.   Thursday, Nov. 6 Northwest Regional Council, Skagit County commissioners ...

Letters to the editor – Oct. 22

Lynden benefits from a Fred Meyer locally I am very hopeful that a Fred Meyer store will be built in Lynden. I also want them to properly address any and all environmental issues to accomplish this. I ...

Public meetings

Thursday, Oct. 23 Whatcom County Council meets in committee of the whole to review 2015-16 county budget, starting at 9:30 a.m. Lynden School Board, Lynden High School library, 1203 Bradley Rd., Lynden, ...

Letters to the editor – published Oct. 15

Supports McClure Jeff McClure should be re-elected to his seat on the Whatcom County PUD Commission. I have worked with Jeff and his architecture firm on development projects around the county on several ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Oct. 15 Lynden City Council Community Development Committee, second floor meeting room, Lynden City Hall, 300 Fourth St. 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16 Whatcom Transportation Authority Board of Directors, ...

Letters to the editor – published Oct. 8

The ‘Rest of the Story’ on Great Expectations Thank-you to the Tribune for informing its readers regarding the Great Expectations maternity home that has moved from Bender Road over to the Christian ...

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 ...