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Lighting up the season in Lynden

There is a joy found when light pierces darkness. Maybe that is just one reason why so many of us — myself happily included — love to soak in the festiveness of Christmas lights. They delight us on ...

EDITORIAL: Go Lions, Mounties in your state efforts

Even before the outcome of their upcoming state championship games in the Tacoma Dome on Saturday, we are proud of what the Lynden and Mount Baker football teams and their coaches have accomplished this ...

Letters to the editor – published Dec. 4

Still against GOP We are in the midst of a GOP and media feeding frenzy over the rollout of the federal healthcare website, but I have seen very little information on how well our state’s health exchange ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Dec. 4 • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor conference room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5 • Lynden City Council Public Safety Committee, Lynden ...

EDITORIAL: The Tribune chooses thankfulness

Three years ago we lost a very close friend to pancreatic cancer at the much too early age of 65. He was a wise man who had a great sense of humor and a wonderful perspective on life. We always enjoyed ...

From the Margin: Time enriches a thankful view

Last Saturday I started in on a task that will take more of my spare time this winter. It is to go through all that stuff we once stuck in a file drawer or box — many of them, in fact — thinking it ...

Letters to the editor – published Nov. 27

Do we even understand the education system? A question must be asked before considering the Lynden School District’s appeal for $46 million. Do we as a community clearly understand the education system ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Nov. 27 • Commissioners of Whatcom County Fire District 1, Station 81, 101 E. Main St., Everson, 11 a.m. This is a special meeting to consider a potential location for a new station. • Meridian ...

EDITORIAL: Exciting revitalizing

The pieces are falling into place for a renewal of downtown Lynden, and for that we are most grateful to all those who are seeing the potential and taking action. Thank you! It’s been a tough scene to ...

Letters to the editor – Nov. 20

Rodeo volunteer speaks I’m an eight-year volunteer for the Lynden Rodeo. I believe in the western way of life, as all of rodeo family does. I have been blessed to work under the direction of Christina ...