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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 ...

Letters to the editor

Thankful for support of local schools On behalf of the Lynden School District Board of Directors, I would like to sincerely thank the voters and the Lynden community for the support of our students and ...

Farmers respond: No shortage of county water, but of good solutions

This column is from Rich Appel, vice president of Whatcom Family Farmers and chair of its Media & Communications Committee.   On Jan. 13 the Lynden Tribune ran an article about the call for a water ...

Letters to the editor

Economic slavery    This country is no longer working for many ordinary citizens. We learned in our high school civics classes that majority rules in our form of government, but majorities of the American ...

Duty to operate safe jail a difficult one here

[This is a guest column from Whatcom County Sheriff Bill Elfo]    Whatcom County is obligated to operate its county jail system in a safe, humane and constitutional manner. Today, it is often nearly ...

Letters to the editor

Thank you to the readers of the Lynden Tribune   On behalf of the Project Hope Food Bank in Lynden, I wish to express our deepest appreciation to the Lynden Tribune for choosing the Nooksack Valley Food ...

Meetings

Wednesday, Feb. 3 • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor meeting room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4 • Lynden City Council Public Safety Committee, southeast ...