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ONGOING 1 million lights Warm Beach Camp south of Stanwood presents its 17th annual The Lights of Christmas of over 1 million lights for 18 nights through Dec. 29. There are also five entertainment stages, ...

Blood donations urgently needed during holidays

SEATTLE — The Puget Sound Blood Center has issued an urgent appeal for blood donors to contribute during the holidays. The number of people visiting donation centers and mobile drives typically goes ...

Letters to the editor – published Dec. 18

Taking your chances with health care not wise Lately I’ve been reading of and talking to people who are opting to “take their chances” by not buying health insurance. If this is out of some misguided ...

Man shot at door of Kendall residence

WHATCOM — On Saturday, Dec. 14, at approximately 9:45 p.m., What-Comm 911 dispatch received an emergency call that a subject had just been shot at a residence in the 8500 block of Golden Valley Dr., ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Dec. 18 • Bellingham Technical College Board of Trustees, College Services board room on campus, 3028 Lindbergh Ave., 8:15 a.m. • Nooksack Valley School Board, district offices, 3326 E. ...

William ‘Bill’ Schouten

Longtime Blaine resident William ‘Bill’ Schouten, age 86, was taken home to his Heavenly Father at Stafholt Good Samaritan Home on Monday, Dec. 9, 2013. Born on Aug. 26, 1927, in Lynden, Bill was a ...

Births – published Dec. 18

BROOKE KAELYNN PARKER Haley and Anthony Parker of Lynden welcomed a daughter, Brooke Kaelynn, on Nov. 3, 2013, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. She weighed 5 pounds. Grandparents ...

Health grants foundation taking new name Jan. 1

BELLINGHAM — The St. Luke’s Foundation changes its name to the Chuckanut Health Foundation on Jan. 1, 2014. Since 1983, when St. Luke’s General Hospital merged into the St. Joseph network, the foundation ...

Border Patrol activity report

BLAINE — The information listed below is from arrests and seizures related to the U.S. Border Patrol in the Blaine Sector area of operations. For security reasons, this may not be a complete list of ...

Nominations needed for service award

Sol H. Lewis Award given annually to honor local men and women serving our community WHATCOM — The Lynden Tribune will again honor a man and a woman who have given generously of their time and ability ...