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Public meetings

Wednesday, Jan. 21 • WRIA (Watershed Resource Inventory Area) 1 management team, garden-level conference room of Civic Center Building, 322 N. Commercial St., Bellingham, 10 a.m. • Washington Red Raspberry ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Jan. 7 • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor conference room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 8 • Whatcom Transportation Authority Board of Directors, ...

Letters to the editor – Dec. 31

Unhappy with past letter to the editor So sorry that you chose to publish a letter claiming that some of Pacific Arts Holiday Market vendors were exhibiting chain store items. Had you taken the time to ...

Public notices

Thursday, Jan. 1 All public offices are closed for the New Year’s Day holiday.   Monday, Jan. 5 Lynden City Council Finance Committee, first floor meeting room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4 p.m. ...

Letters to the editor – published Dec. 17

A note of thanks Thank you to Richard and Linda Nathan of Maple Falls for their guest opinion, “Quit Glorifying Pot – It is Destructive,” in last week’s newspaper. They put together a letter ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Dec. 17 WRIA (Watershed Resource Inventory Area) 1 Planning Unit, garden-level conference room of Civic Center Building, 322 N. Commercial St., Bellingham, 6 p.m. A revised 2014 work plan budget ...

Guest Opinion: Quit glorifying pot — it is destructive

After seeing two stories in your publications promoting the legalization of marijuana locally, we couldn’t put off writing any longer. The first article appeared in October, the second in November. While ...

Letters to the editor – published Dec. 10

Pleased with voting results for 42nd District I am pleased with the 2014 election results for the 42nd Legislative District. Voters sent three fantastic candidates to represent our values in Olympia. As ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Dec. 10 Whatcom Community College Board of Trustees, Laidlaw Center board room, 237 W. Kellogg Rd., Bellingham, 2 p.m. The board addresses its Strategic Goal of contributing actively to the ...
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Jack Young tells a story from youth

LYNDEN -— Jack Young, age (83) and a lifetime Lynden resident, came by the Tribune office last week with old photos from his past and also the following story to tell: In 1945 when Bob (George) Sussex ...