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GUEST OPINION: Independent, nonprofit skilled nursing care

By Tonja Myers In the ever-evolving landscape of long-term care, the role of nonprofit skilled nursing centers such as Christian Health Care Center has become increasingly vital. CHCC, ...

Letters to the editor: June 19, 2024

Letter: Fluoride scare Editor, In Ed Nelson’s Book, “A History of Lynden,” I came across a chapter dealing with the adding of fluoride to the water supply. “Lyndenites have ...

Letters to the editor: June 12, 2024

Letter: Fluoride in water ‘a medication’ Editor, Finally, city council has taken steps to remove a medication from the Lynden water supply. If medicated water is a good move for ...

GUEST OPINION: Why we should always stand to honor America

Over the past eight years, kneeling during the National Anthem has gained widespread attention as a form of protest. While protected by our First Amendment right to freedom of expression, ...

Letters to the editor: June 5, 2024

Letter: Homestead’s Tea Party? Editor, With no intention of starting a debate, I need to clear up misinformation in a May 22 Lynden Tribune letter to the editor. • When someone ...

Letters to the editor: May 29, 2024

Letter: Let free market do its job Editor, As a small business owner, I understand first-hand the power of competition. It forces businesses to keep costs down and quality of service ...

GUEST OPINION: At Normandy cemetery, 9,387 shattered dreams

By Mick Vander Griend Plans are being made for the coming holiday: picnics and barbecues, ball games and such events to be shared with friends and families. Before the day, I would ...

Letters to the Editor — May 22, 2024

Letter: More to new jail than simple tax numbers Editor, Cal Bratt’s article may be short and seem rather straight to the point, but (its) language and diction are too positive and ...

Letter: Loving others as ourselves  Editor, On Saturday, May 11, the National Association of Letter Carriers 32nd annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive occurred. This is our nation’s ...

Letters to the Editor — May 1, 2024

Letter: Negative impact Editor, Southwest Airlines has recently announced that they will terminate service at Bellingham International Airport (BLI). Effective August 2024 Southwest ...