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Letters to the editor – April 22

Loving our neighbor   I’m writing this communication especially for all of us who are part of the Christian school family, of which my wife and I have been lifelong and devoted members. It is weighty ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, April 22 • Annual joint boards (Whatcom County and Bellingham councils and Water & Sewer District commission) on Lake Whatcom, Bellingham City Council chambers, 210 Lottie St., 6 p.m. ...

Opinion: Two schools at end of useful lives

by Tammy Yoder and C.J. Costanti   Friends and neighbors, on a farm just west of town is an old Chevy pickup that would be familiar to many of you and would fit right in driving around any local field ...

Opinion: Full City Council supports Lynden bond

The Lynden City Council’s resolution in support of the Lynden School bond:   WHEREAS, by April 28, 2015 Lynden School District patrons will vote on a bond that would pay for replacement of Lynden ...

Letters to the editor – April 8

Find a way to vote ‘yes’   It is my sincere belief that we are a caring, frugal and supportive community. It is with this in mind that I am encouraging all of the wonderful people I’ve had the ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, April 8 • Washington Red Raspberry Commission board of directors, administration building, WSU Research Center, 2606 W. Pioneer Way, Puyallup, 11 a.m. On the agenda are: block grant applications ...

OPINION: A mother’s concern for kids at Fisher

by Kristen Oudman   My husband and I have three children who attend Fisher Elementary School. Over the past five years we have been at Fisher, we have noticed multiple issues regarding the school structure ...

Public meetings

Thursday, April 2 • Lynden City Council Public Safety Committee, City Hall Annex, 205 Fourth St., 4 p.m. Monday, April 6 • Lynden City Council Wage Committee, first floor meeting room, City Hall, 300 ...

Letters to the editor – April 1

Supports Lynden facilities bond   Wouldn’t it be nice if we could all come together as citizens of a community and support the Lynden schools bond because it is the right and timely thing to do? ...

Opinion: No regrets — let’s pass this bond

by Terry Kaemingk   My dad, Jim Kaemingk Sr., often told me that seldom do we regret significant capital investment in our local community. My dad was a patient, insightful, visionary, practical and ...