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Public meetings

Wednesday, April 23 • WRIA (Watershed Resource Inventory Area) 1 Planning Unit, ground-level conference room of Civic Center Building, 322 N. Commercial St., Bellingham, 6 p.m. Thursday, April 24 • ...

Guest Opinion: In business expansion we want what?

By Gary Vis A wise pastor once told me, “When you want a want, you had better want what that want brings.” So what does the Lynden community want in the area of business expansion? At the Lynden Chamber ...

Letters – published April 16

Lopsided opinion not giving a fair voice This is in response to Mr. Bierlink’s guest opinion in the April 9 Lynden Tribune. Although Bierlink claims that Whatcom Farm Friends welcomes “a respectful ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, April 16 • Lynden City Council Community Development Committee, Lynden City Hall, 300 Fourth St. 4:30 p.m. • Lynden Board of Adjustments, southeast conference room, City Hall Annex, 205 ...

Guest Opinion: Farmers have to make choices on workers

by Henry Bierlink The recent protest by Families United for Justice and some Western Washington University students on behalf of local farmworkers caught plenty attention from local farmers. We have closely ...

Editorial: Drive carefully in road work zones

It’s that time of year for the start of highway construction. That means, for the next six months or so, we as drivers need to slow down, pay attention and plan ahead. We get a reminder of the human ...

Letters to the editor – published April 9

Employees will spend whatever they earn In rebuttal to a letter in the Herald on wages, $7.25 is the federal minimum wage. The Washington state rate is $9.38, which is higher than most states. As an employer, ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, April 9 • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor conference room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m. • Whatcom County Agricultural Advisory Committee, Lynden Community ...

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 ...