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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Let’s not blame Lummi    The Northwest Jobs Alliance has been saddened, according to the ones who put their names to a Christmas Eve op-ed in the Tribune. No good tidings here. I feel for them. But ...

We need Cherry Point’s working-class jobs

The Northwest Jobs Alliance exists to foster the growth of family-wage jobs. Our membership includes over 100 labor organizations, businesses and individuals from across the political spectrum. And it ...

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Help others through stressful times Holidays can be stressful, but they can be especially difficult when caring for a loved one with dementia. Here are some tips to keep the holidays merry: • Simplify. ...

Ericksen lauds Gates’ clean energy

OLYMPIA — Two Republican state senators say Bill Gates has a powerful idea with his plan to spur private-sector development of clean-energy technologies — and they say it offers a dramatic contrast ...

Paris agreement seen as critical

SEATTLE — World leaders voted Dec. 12 on a final agreement to limit global warming to no more than 1.5 degrees Celsius, a benchmark scientists say is critical to avoid devastating impacts of global warming ...