Food banks list days for food, toys distributions

LYNDEN ­— Project Hope will distribute its Angel Tree of Hope food and toy baskets on Friday, Dec. 20, and Monday, Dec. 23, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. No pre-registration is needed for those who live within ...
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SSK Insurance donates 240 turkeys to Project Hope

LYNDEN — Turkeys for 240 local families are being distributed for holiday dinners as the result of a drive led by Snapper Shuler Kenner Insurance. SSK Insurance, with offices in Lynden and Bellingham, ...

Airporter Shuttle carries 1,000 on Dec. 1, a record

WHATCOM — The Ferndale-based Airporter Shuttle carried more than 1,000 passengers — a company record for one business day — from its hub at Sea-Tac International Airport on Sunday, Dec. 1. “It ...

Bridal show includes local businesses, fashion show of dresses and tuxes

BELLINGHAM — A wedding fashion show featuring more than 100 dresses and tuxedos will highlight the 21st annual Bridal Inspirations Wedding Expo on Sunday, Jan. 5, running from noon to 5 p.m. in the Lakeway ...

Calendar

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 ...