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Calendar – Week of Nov. 22

Ongoing Noon music The Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St., hosts free live noon-hour entertainment on Wednesdays in the Piano Lounge. It’s Nell Veenstra on Nov. 22 and Meg Krieg on ...

Calendar – Week of Nov. 15

Ongoing Noon music The Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St., hosts free live noon-hour entertainment on Wednesdays in the Piano Lounge. It’s Linda Roorda on Nov. 15, Nell Veenstra on ...

Letters to the Editor — Nov. 15, 2017

How will city keep population safe? As I drive around Lynden I am constantly amazed by all the new streets being paved and new housing popping up all over the place. The population ...

Letters to the Editor — Oct. 18, 2017

Voting no on jail tax I do not believe we need a new jail and will not be voting for the new jail tax that will be on the ballot. There was a jail tax approved in 2004 and $31.7 million ...

Need for new jail is unavoidable

By Bill Elfo Whatcom County Sheriff Over the past 20 years, multiple citizen panels, task forces, engineers, professional jail planners and the U.S. Department of Justice have stressed ...

Say No to tax for jail expansion

By Joy Gilfilen President, Restorative Community Coalition Vote No on Whatcom County Proposition 2017-6. This 0.2 percent jail sales tax vote is critical to stop the unrelenting transfer ...

Calendar – Week of Oct. 18

Ongoing Noon music The Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St., hosts free live noon-hour entertainment on Wednesdays in the Piano Lounge. Terhi Miikki-Broersma plays on Oct. 18, Emily Bailey ...

City of Ferndale Works to reduce domestic violence

By Mayor Jon Mutchler With 59 dead and 527 injured, our nation’s deadliest mass shooting touched the lives of Ferndale and Whatcom County citizens, some who were injured and others ...

Letters to the Editor — Oct. 4, 2017

Remembering Henry Scholten To me and the Seafarers, Henry Scholten’s passing is a considerable loss. In his 97 years, the last three and a half years as an associate chaplain to me ...

Letters to the Editor — Sept. 27, 2017

A veteran’s take With the NFL last Sunday showing a complete and total disrespect for our flag, I’m compelled to share my opinion. You also showed a disrespect to all service men ...