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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 ...

Letters to the editor – published March 19

Concerned with oil trains here I am concerned with oil coming by train through my community and through the rest of Washington. Four facilitates are presently shipping oil by rail, having attained a permit ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, March 19 • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor conference room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m. • Lynden Board of Adjustments, southeast conference room, City Hall ...

Working together for a stronger Lynden

By Gary Vis For over 100 years, since inception as the Lynden Businessmen’s Association in the early 1900s, the Lynden Chamber of Commerce has attempted to connect local businesses and the people who ...

Letters to the editor – March 12

Don’t believe Disney is family-friendly I sold our shares of Disney stock today because of the way the corporation is trying to pressure the Boy Scouts of America to accept homosexuals as adult leaders. ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, March 12 • Lynden City Council Community Development Committee, Lynden City Hall, 300 Fourth St. 4:30 p.m. • Whatcom County Agricultural Advisory Committee, Northwest Annex conference Room, ...