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Wednesday, Nov. 20 • 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 ...
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Historic photo

The International Order of Odd Fellows lodge was established in Lynden in 1887. Its meeting hall on the northwest corner of Fifth and Grover streets was also a meeting place for the annual Clamdiggers ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Nov. 13 • Whatcom County Agricultural Advisory Committee, Northwest Annex conference room, Planning and Development Services, 5280 Northwest Dr., Bellingham, 3:30 p.m. On the agenda are: officer ...

Letters to the editor

Voting against our best interest over and over Dr. Ben Carson wrote a book called “America the Beautiful.” He also is the man who gave a talk at the White House Prayer Breakfast early this year. Of ...

EDITORIAL: I-522 not worth its extra costs, burden

While plenty of arguments swirl around Initiative 522, requiring labeling of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in food products, the stance of most farmers on the ballot measure should not be in doubt. ...

Letters to the editor – Oct. 30

Chief speaks on issues in fire commissioner race For obvious reasons I would not normally comment on the views or opinions of a candidate running for fire commissioner prior to an upcoming election. However, ...

Public meetings

Monday, Nov. 4 • Lake Whatcom Policy Group (Bellingham and Whatcom County council representatives), garden room of Civic Center Building. 322 N. Commercial St., 9:30 a.m. • Lynden City Council Finance ...

Adventure is out there … in geocaching

OTHELLO — “Adventure is out there!” is a phrase I have come to adore in recent years. I first heard it near the beginning of the Pixar masterpiece “Up,” in which Carl Fredricksen and his future ...

Letters to the editor – Oct. 23

Supports Knutzen I have been a friend of Bill Knutzen’s for many years. I appreciate voting for a candidate with a business perspective, someone who understands budgets and how to contain operating costs. ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Oct. 23 • Washington’s Department of Labor & Industries has proposed a 2.7 percent average hike in workers’ compensation insurance rates in 2014. A public hearing on this proposal ...