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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 ...

Our Voice: Vote yes on local school levies

The portion of public school costs borne by the local property tax levy keeps rising in Washington. It is now pegged at 20 to 23 percent of school districts’ budgets in Whatcom County. The state has ...

Levy programs critical to overall student success

This is a guest opinion from Tammy Yoder, chair of the Citizens for Lynden Schools Committee.   I would like to take a moment to thank you for your support in the passage of the construction bond for ...

Letters to the editor

Looking forward to life as a Lyndenite As a new resident of Lynden, I wanted to say how excited I am to be here. Like the Judsons, we were also searching for an ideal home and we found it. I have never ...

The power of our generous readers

A Readers Care Fund ‘15 Thank You Note: This is an opinion column written by Lynden Tribune publisher Michael Lewis. How many different ways can someone say “Thank You?” This year marked the 10th ...

Letters to the editor

Supports the Meridian School District levy My name is Marty Gray and I am a board director for the Meridian School District. I am also a former student from Meridian and all four of my children attended ...

Looking at the real cost of dirty jobs

The following is an opinion of George Werkema, a Lynden resident. I read the guest opinion in the Dec. 23, 2015, Lynden Tribune and was dismayed at how much of it was wrong in so many ways, and at how ...

Letters to the editor

Disappointed with bobcat shooting, photo This is in regard to your story and picture about the shooting of a bobcat in last week’s Tribune. In the first place, isn’t it illegal to shoot wildlife without ...

Levies matter, right down to a ball game

It’s game night! Tonight it’s a basketball game for the Meridian Trojans. All the expenses for this game are covered by the respective school districts and the money comes from local levies. The coaches ...

Letters to the editor

Cherry Point guest opinion was offensive I am offended by a Lynden Tribune op-ed written by two members of the Northwest Jobs Alliance that was published on Dec. 23, 2015 titled “We Need Cherry Point’s ...