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Public meetings

Wednesday, Sept. 25 • WRIA 1 Planning Unit, garden level conference room, Civic Center Annex, 322 N. Commercial St., Bellingham, 6 p.m. Contact: Chris, 676-6692. • Meridian School Board, Meridian Middle ...

Whatcom Farm Friends joins I-522 opposition

LYNDEN — Whatcom Farm Friends has joined Washington’s leading agricultural groups in opposition to Initiative 522 on the November ballot. I-522 is opposed as well as by scientists, doctors, businesses ...

Letters to the editor

Thanks to the LMS students on Sept. 11 Early Wednesday morning, Sept. 11 (Patriot Day), I was driving on Depot Road. I noticed at the intersections with Grover and Main streets, on both sides of the road, ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Sept. 18 • 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 ...

Patriot’s Day a chance to honor

We remember those lost on 9/11, but doing something now to say thank you — or simply help out — may serve us most poignantly. And there are a few groups in and around Lynden doing just that today, ...

Letters to the editor – Sept. 11

Fundraiser a bid deal during fair for Kiwanis On behalf of the Lynden Breakfast Kiwanis Club, I want to thank those Northwest Washington Fair goers who chose to park in either our Front Street or Kok Road ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Sept. 11 • Whatcom Community College Board of Trustees, Laidlaw Center board room, 237 W. Kellogg Rd., Bellingham, 2 p.m. There will be a conversation about the college’s naming procedures ...

From the Margin: A rich Catholic legacy still blesses us

We were strolling the corridors of the Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane over the holiday weekend. We were not lost. Daughter Rebecca will remain tethered to the general whereabouts of the hospital ...

EDITORIAL: Community event a success for all

Thank you, Lynden Pioneer Museum. Sure, the Lynde 500 isn’t the largest event in downtown Lynden each year, but having a family-friendly and free spectator opportunity (with free food, mind you) adds ...

Letters to the editor – Sept. 4

We don’t even know what is in Obama’s plan Have you read the new proposed Obama healthcare act? Today, I called Congresswoman Suzan DelBene for a copy. They don’t have any and can’t get any, I ...