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GUEST OPINION: WCLS asks, can you spot a scam?

By Christine Perkins I was talking to a library patron recently and asked how her week was going. “Terrible,” she reported, and went on to explain that her computer had been hacked ...

Letters to the Editor — Feb. 21, 2024

Letter: Curriculum information needed Editor, What is more important than the path we choose to educate our children? As citizen voters and funders of our local schools, it is important ...

Letters to the Editor — Feb. 14, 2024

LETTER: New Lyndenite keeping connected with the Tribune Editor, I so enjoyed your powerful commentary in the Feb. 7 Lynden Tribune titled, “You can love the job you’ve got.” ...

EDITORIAL: Strong schools equal strong communities

Tuesday is a very important day for our local school districts as operational levies and school bonds are on the ballot. The Tribune has dedicated much time and space explaining the ...

AT THE HELM: You can love the job you’ve got

By Bill Helm In the song Love The One You’re With, Stephen Stills essentially tells his listener that although you may not love the person you’re with, you can be thankful that ...

Letters to the Editor — Feb. 7, 2024

LETTER: Lynden Hop WTA service to be discontinued Editor, I am extremely disappointed that the Lynden Hop WTA service is going to be discontinued in June. The Hop provided a much needed ...

Letters to the Editor — Jan. 31, 2024

Letter: Birch Bay fire station ‘needs to be replaced’ Editor: I would like to start a conversation with our community about the service challenges we are facing at North Whatcom ...

GUEST OPINION: Whatcom County Schools: Renewal of local levies 

We are grateful to our students, families, staff and community for your ongoing support. As we enter 2024, we continue to come together, be flexible and support each other.  On Feb. ...

Letters to the Editor — Jan. 24, 2024

Letter: Investment for our youth Editor, Yes or no? That’s the big question. I am not an employee of the Lynden School District but I have been involved with the girls basketball ...

GUEST OPINION: Medicare expands Extra Help program for low-income people

My name is Priya Helweg, and I am the US Department of Health and Human Services Deputy Regional Director for Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, and 272 federally recognized tribes ...