Letters to the Editor — Published April 29, 2015

County districts should retain local voice   Those of us who were here in 2009 when Kathy Kershner was elected to the County Council from the 1st District remember well the howls of protest from the ...

When families don’t talk — let’s talk about it

by Mallory Lucas   Our families and neighbors could be feeling the “unspeakable” pain habitually stuffed into the depths so craftily we become experts at hiding it, sometimes even from ourselves. ...
Redwoods

Lynden’s remarkable tree landscape

by Ron Polinder   For a couple of years now, I have had this article in head waiting to be written. Our town is wonderful in many ways, but one that is seldom talked about relates to the remarkable ...

Confirmed E. coli cases linked here

Three infected students are from three different schools; all attended Milk Makers Fest By Brent Lindquist reporter@lyndentribune.com WHATCOM — Several first-grade ...

Cities sign off on jail plan

But other delays will push .2% sales tax vote to November now By Calvin Bratt editor@lyndentribune.com   WHATCOM ­— While other decision ...

LHS plans interactive mystery

‘Ax of Murder’ invites family-friendly audience participation By Brent Lindquist reporter@lyndentribune.com LYNDEN — The title “Ax ...

Elfo running for sheriff again

Incumbent since 2003: Progress made, more to be done on jail, etc.   WHATCOM ­— Bill Elfo has announced that he will run for another four years as County Sheriff.   “I am energized and extremely ...

Neighbor appeals Preferred Freezer permits to city

Site work expected to remain ongoing through appeals process, however By Tim Newcomb tim@lyndentribune.com LYNDEN — Dick Vandenberg has made ...

Buys: Four jobs-protecting bills stymied in House

All votes 50-47   OLYMPIA — In a procedural move on the House floor Tuesday, April 21, House Republicans tried to bring four bipartisan, jobs-saving bills to a floor vote, said Rep. Vincent Buys, ...

School bond passing with 69% support

LYNDEN — The Lynden School District’s proposed $48 million facilities bond was passing solidly in the ballot count released shortly after 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 28.   In the first count of the ...