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EDITORIAL: A chance to honor two visionaries

  It’s a joy each year to choose two deserving recipients, a man and a woman, for our annual Sol H. Lewis Award recognizing community service. These are folks who have given of themselves far above ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Jan. 28 • Portage Bay Shellfish Protection District Advisory Committee, Civic Center Annex Garden Room, 322 N. Commercial St., Bellingham, 3 p.m. Topics for this meeting include program updates ...

Letters to the editor – Jan. 21

Where are the leaders?   Paris hosted 44 world leaders who, combined with 1.5 million French citizens, protested recent terrorist murders in Paris. There was no question that Islamic terrorism caused ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Jan. 21 • WRIA (Watershed Resource Inventory Area) 1 management team, garden-level conference room of Civic Center Building, 322 N. Commercial St., Bellingham, 10 a.m. • Washington Red Raspberry ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Jan. 7 • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor conference room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 8 • Whatcom Transportation Authority Board of Directors, ...

Letters to the editor – Dec. 31

Unhappy with past letter to the editor So sorry that you chose to publish a letter claiming that some of Pacific Arts Holiday Market vendors were exhibiting chain store items. Had you taken the time to ...

Public notices

Thursday, Jan. 1 All public offices are closed for the New Year’s Day holiday.   Monday, Jan. 5 Lynden City Council Finance Committee, first floor meeting room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4 p.m. ...

Letters to the editor – published Dec. 17

A note of thanks Thank you to Richard and Linda Nathan of Maple Falls for their guest opinion, “Quit Glorifying Pot – It is Destructive,” in last week’s newspaper. They put together a letter ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Dec. 17 WRIA (Watershed Resource Inventory Area) 1 Planning Unit, garden-level conference room of Civic Center Building, 322 N. Commercial St., Bellingham, 6 p.m. A revised 2014 work plan budget ...

Guest Opinion: Quit glorifying pot — it is destructive

After seeing two stories in your publications promoting the legalization of marijuana locally, we couldn’t put off writing any longer. The first article appeared in October, the second in November. While ...