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Public meetings

Wednesday, July 23 • WRIA (Watershed Resource Inventory Area) 1 Planning Unit, garden-level conference room of Civic Center Building, 322 N. Commercial St., Bellingham, 6 p.m. • Meridian School Board, ...

Letters to the editor – published July 23

Supports Fleetwood There are many reasons to vote for Seth Fleetwood for the state Senate. These include education, both K-12 and college; transportation infrastructure; environmental quality; and protection ...

Letters to the editor published July 16

Election system not broken; it’s voters’ fault Our election system isn’t broken. The American people themselves have handed government over to incompetent and corrupt individuals. Many registered ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, July 16 • Lynden City Council Community Development Committee, second floor meeting room, Lynden City Hall, 300 Fourth St. 4 p.m. • WRIA (Watershed Resource Inventory Area) 1 Planning Unit, ...

Letters to the editor – July 9

Museum fireworks booth a major fundraiser I am writing to say thank you to the community for supporting the many Lynden fireworks booths this year. The Lynden Pioneer Museum fireworks booth had a great ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, July 9 • Lynden School Board, Lynden High School library, 1201 Bradley Rd., Lynden, 7 a.m. • Diking District 3, River & Flood Division conference room, Civic Center Building, 322 N. ...

Guest Opinion: Is the United States’ Declaration of Independence unconstitutional?

By Gary Hardaway Picture a fairly typical situation that occurs every day in representative government. A panel of officials is working on a policy statement. After considerable discussion they release ...

Letters to the editor – July 2

In favor of Luanne Van Werven Luanne Van Werven is the most qualified to fill the post for the open state House of Representatives seat in the 42nd District. She has been involved in politics since 1990 ...

Public meetings

Friday, July 4 Public buildings are closed for the Fourth of July holiday. Monday, July 7 • Lynden City Council Finance Committee, first floor meeting room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4 p.m. • Ferndale ...

Battling the Cup’s soccer gods

There’s something special about the game of soccer to me. I don’t see that changing anytime soon and I think the reason I find the sport so beautiful is because of how much I think it can resemble ...