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Bacteria a major local water issue I volunteer with the Tenmile Creek Clean Water Project where the focus is to lower fecal bacteria pollution in Tenmile Creek. It’s upsetting that much of the Lummi ...

Letters to the editor

Supporting Kramme An enormous thank-you to everyone who came out on June 1 to support the Papa Murphy’s Set Back, Come Back community fundraising event. Over $16,500 was raised for Coach Curt Kramme ...

Letters to the Editor — June 8, 2016

How to handle a flag with respect   In recent years there has been a resurgence of patriotic pride. The U.S. flag can be seen flying everywhere as a symbol of unity, to remember the men and women serving ...

Letters to the Editor — June 1, 2016

Supports Trump   One of the things Mr. Trump constantly says is that our police officers are not being given the respect that they deserve. I agree.   While there are a few bad apples in any field, ...

Letters to the editor

Success for Lynden’s Letter Carriers food drive On Saturday, May 14, the Lynden Letter Carriers coordinated the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, which collected almost 10,400 pounds of food for the Project ...
Jan Teague meets with Republican governor candidate Bill Bryant, whom the Washington Retail Association has endorsed. (Courtesy photo)

Beware black and white campaigning

Editor’s Note: This is an opinion of Jan Teague, president and CEO of the Olympia-based Washington Retail Association We live in a political climate of black and white. I guess it is easier for people ...

Letters to the editor

Public shouldn’t have to pay for political events Will taxpayers dollars be used cover security expenses for the recent political event in Lynden? To the County Council: I share your concern about the ...

Letters to the editor

Upset with Trump Thank you to KGMI for broadcasting all of Donald Trump’s narcissistic speech. I spent the first 5 1/2 years of my life living under the havoc brought on by the narcissistic leader in ...

Allen McHenry

Allen Eugene McHenry, age 86, of Lynden, passed away after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease at the Christian Health Care Center on May 1, 2016. Allen was born in Jacksonville, Florida, on Sept. ...

Letters to the editor

Don’t demonize the people you represent The current controversy over redistricting, eliciting comments made by some of our County Council members, begs me to inquire: what is your mind upon free government? ...