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Letters to the Editor — Oct. 13, 2021

Train and Toy Show a success Editor, Thanks to the Lynden Lions Club Model Train and Toy Show staff and volunteers. It was a wonderful experience. It was especially challenging in light ...

Whatcom home sales soaring in 2Q

By Dave Brumbaugh   New listings of homes for sale are being gobbled up in Whatcom County like snow melt before a nor’easter, according to a local real estate report.   The ...

Time and funding matter in emergency

By Jason Vander Veen North Whatcom County is a great place to live. I’m proud to lead the 71 firefighter/EMTs and volunteers of North Whatcom Fire & Rescue (District No. 21) ...

Ban Gov. Inslee’s natural gas ban

Gov. Jay Inslee’s end run around the legislature banning natural gas in new homes and commercial buildings is a bad idea. Even though the state legislature adjourned last spring without ...

Letters to the Editor — Sept. 22, 2021

Not too late … Editor,   Who were you listening to when printing that article by Marta Kazymyra? Were you prompted by God? Was it your love for the people of Lynden, more specifically ...

A vaccine today shortens the stay (of COVID-19)

Marta Kazymyra for the Lynden Tribune I am a retired physician who worked for 42 years in Blaine, and before that, I practiced for three years in Canada. Given the current crisis, I ...

Vaccinations improve health, employment

By Don Brunell It is not surprising that COVID-19 which ravaged the world was disastrous for our country’s economy. Millions died from COVID complications; offices, stores and factories ...

Country Life: Benchmark milk price down 75 cents

By Lee Mielke for the Lynden Tribune The Agriculture Department announced the August Federal order Class III benchmark milk price at $15.95 per hundredweight (cwt.), down 54 cents from ...

Small business advertising would boost local economies

By Brett Wesner   A little-noticed initiative by Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Washington, and six other senators would boost local jobs, accelerate sales and improve economies.   The ...

Letters to the Editor — Aug. 18, 2021

Making kids wear masks ‘not good science’ Editor,   Around 200 people attended the last school board meeting giving a resounding “no” to a mask mandate.   Teachers reported ...