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To honor Nooksack heritage

“When did you move to Lynden?” is a question we locals often ask when we meet a person for the first time. Whether your answer is “My family has been here 100 years and I went ...

Negligence, lack of caring delay flood resolution

I’d like to invite the gentleman from Lynden who stated in his article recently about several articles being “written by dredging machinery manufactures” to my house for a cup ...

Letter to the Editor – May 25, 2022

A church service filled with hope Editor, On May 29, this coming Sunday, there is a Sunday church service happening at 9:30 a.m. at Valley Church, 904 Nooksack Ave. Everyone is welcome. ...

Time to reconsider COVID-19 vaccine mandates?

Have you ever bought something online that you had to later return because it wasn’t the right size or the color was different from what you had expected? Every time I buy something ...

Letters to the Editor – May 18, 2022

Aborting Roe  Editor, As the pro-abortion followers, along with the media, go crazy over the Supreme Court leak regarding Roe v. Wade, one has to remind oneself of the simple basics ...

Leading with loyalty

VFW Post 9301 on Hannegan displays the most educational and thought provoking message: “May 1 Loyalty Day … reaffirm your loyalty to the USA.” Immediately, three Whatcom County ...

Don’t placate the placators

Whatcom Family Farmers members and donors are invited to attend their annual members meeting to be held in person on May 25, 2022 at 5 p.m. during their “Solving Whatcom’s Water ...

Moving forward to protect our communities from flood risk

By Washington Rep. Sharon Shewmake and Everson Mayor John Perry May marks six months after the November floods and community leaders have been working on short, medium and long-term ...

Letter to the Editor – May 12, 2022

Blessing Corner opens May 18 Editor, We are quickly approaching the six-month anniversary of November’s ravaged floods that impacted the communities of Sumas, Nooksack and Everson. ...

Has America failed families?

In a perfect world, there would be no unintended pregnancies. But we do not live in a perfect world. We do not have a perfect country. What we do have is imperfect responses to complicated ...