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Public meetings

Wednesday, April 16 • Lynden City Council Community Development Committee, Lynden City Hall, 300 Fourth St. 4:30 p.m. • Lynden Board of Adjustments, southeast conference room, City Hall Annex, 205 ...

Guest Opinion: Farmers have to make choices on workers

by Henry Bierlink The recent protest by Families United for Justice and some Western Washington University students on behalf of local farmworkers caught plenty attention from local farmers. We have closely ...

Editorial: Drive carefully in road work zones

It’s that time of year for the start of highway construction. That means, for the next six months or so, we as drivers need to slow down, pay attention and plan ahead. We get a reminder of the human ...

Letters to the editor – published April 9

Employees will spend whatever they earn In rebuttal to a letter in the Herald on wages, $7.25 is the federal minimum wage. The Washington state rate is $9.38, which is higher than most states. As an employer, ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, April 9 • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor conference room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m. • Whatcom County Agricultural Advisory Committee, Lynden Community ...

Windows XP about to end — you ready?

The April 8 deadline for Windows XP operating system is quickly approaching. There are many issues related to this deadline for computer users, the most prevalent being the security risks associated. So ...

Letters to the editor – April 2

Thanking local Border Patrol I wish to thank our local U.S. Border Patrol contingent for their dedicated and professional work. Several weeks ago on a rainy dark night, there was quite a scene of action ...

Public meetings

Thursday, April 3 • Lynden City Council Public Safety Committee, Lynden Fire Station, 215 Fourth St., 4 p.m. • Commissioners of Lynden Regional Parks and Recreation District, southeast conference room, ...

EDITORIAL: Healing after tragedies

Disaster can strike at any time. That’s the feeling we have had watching the drawn-out fate of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 and its apparent demise into the south Indian Ocean and now the massive landslide ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, March 26 • WRIA (Watershed Resource Inventory Area) 1 Planning Unit, ground-level conference room of Civic Center Building, 322 N. Commercial St., Bellingham, 2 p.m. • Annual joint boards ...