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Letters to the editor – July 9

Museum fireworks booth a major fundraiser I am writing to say thank you to the community for supporting the many Lynden fireworks booths this year. The Lynden Pioneer Museum fireworks booth had a great ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, July 9 • Lynden School Board, Lynden High School library, 1201 Bradley Rd., Lynden, 7 a.m. • Diking District 3, River & Flood Division conference room, Civic Center Building, 322 N. ...

Guest Opinion: Is the United States’ Declaration of Independence unconstitutional?

By Gary Hardaway Picture a fairly typical situation that occurs every day in representative government. A panel of officials is working on a policy statement. After considerable discussion they release ...

Letters to the editor – July 2

In favor of Luanne Van Werven Luanne Van Werven is the most qualified to fill the post for the open state House of Representatives seat in the 42nd District. She has been involved in politics since 1990 ...

Public meetings

Friday, July 4 Public buildings are closed for the Fourth of July holiday. Monday, July 7 • Lynden City Council Finance Committee, first floor meeting room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4 p.m. • Ferndale ...

Battling the Cup’s soccer gods

There’s something special about the game of soccer to me. I don’t see that changing anytime soon and I think the reason I find the sport so beautiful is because of how much I think it can resemble ...

Editorial: No repeats allowed

The matter of three Lynden High School students submitting Adolph Hitler quotes for the 2013-14 school yearbook drew its flare of widespread media attention and comment — and not the kind of attention ...

Letters to the editor – published June 25

Support Ericksen’s cleanup efforts I support Sen. Doug Ericksen because of his dedication to cleaning up Bellingham Bay, specifically the old Georgia-Pacific site. Under Sen. Ericksen’s strong leadership ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, June 25 • 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 2014 work plan will be ...

Finding anchor in bits of history, politics

Fortunately for the spice of life, we all have different interests. While I care nothing about most TV shows, I do enjoy following politics. Instead of indulging a workshop hobby, I’d rather be reading ...