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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 ...

Public meetings

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 ...