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Apology from WTA    At Whatcom Transportation Authority, our policy is to prohibit advertisements that “express or advocate an opinion, position or viewpoint on matters of public debate.” For a ...

OPINION: Beware the assault on family farming

  This is a guest opinion from Gerald Baron, executive director of Save Family Farming, a new statewide farm support association addressing threats to agriculture from the Western Environmental Law ...

Letters to the editor – March 16

Apology from WTA   At Whatcom Transportation Authority, our policy is to prohibit advertisements that “express or advocate an opinion, position or viewpoint on matters of public debate.” For a ...

Our voice: A community of support builds our local success, from hoops to books

As the gold ball rises high in the air after state-winning basketball performances, there’s more than the dozen athletes underneath it that helped get it that high. For our local teams to experience ...

One day to honor 125 years, visually

This is a guest opinion from Gary Vis, executive director of the Lynden Chamber of Commerce.   Next Wednesday, March 16, the City of Lynden will mark 125 years as an officially recognized community ...

Letters to the editor

Think again Wise people know the saying well: Those who forget or ignore the lessons of history are bound to repeat them. And so it was, in a time not that long ago, that a candidate for office launched ...

Table talk: Who would you vote for?

Q: “Super Tuesday voting is happening today in many states. If it were happening in Washington, who would you be voting for?” —asked at Fairway Cafe Tuesday afternoon “I would probably vote for ...

Letters to the editor

A historical search    I’m looking for help on a history project related to the old Granary Building on Roeder Street on the Bellingham waterfront. The Port of Bellingham recently contracted with ...

Be proactive protecting kids from predators

This is guest opinion from Suzzi Snydar of Everson, parent and a certified facilitator for Darkness to Light Stewards of Children child sexual abuse prevention training.    Every week we hear of another ...

Letters to the editor

Stay in the know on farm manure management    This spring, the Washington State Department of Ecology plans to issue a draft Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) general permit. The public ...