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We need Cherry Point’s working-class jobs

The Northwest Jobs Alliance exists to foster the growth of family-wage jobs. Our membership includes over 100 labor organizations, businesses and individuals from across the political spectrum. And it ...

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Help others through stressful times Holidays can be stressful, but they can be especially difficult when caring for a loved one with dementia. Here are some tips to keep the holidays merry: • Simplify. ...

Ericksen lauds Gates’ clean energy

OLYMPIA — Two Republican state senators say Bill Gates has a powerful idea with his plan to spur private-sector development of clean-energy technologies — and they say it offers a dramatic contrast ...

Paris agreement seen as critical

SEATTLE — World leaders voted Dec. 12 on a final agreement to limit global warming to no more than 1.5 degrees Celsius, a benchmark scientists say is critical to avoid devastating impacts of global warming ...

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Recognizing Fern Kaehr    Many may have noticed some vibrant new colors on our flags being shown in front of the museum. The poles were put in to celebrate the millennium 15 years ago and to proudly ...

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Article on Ten Mile Chapel is appreciated I just wanted to thank you so very much for the Ten Mile Chapel article your reporter Elisa Claassen did last week. We have received a lot of great comments and ...

Thankfulness abounds for Tribune staff

Twenty-six years ago we started the Tribune tradition of writing a staff Thanksgiving column. It has become a constant in our routine and, as we prepare for the bountiful holiday tomorrow, we have much ...

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An outpouring of hope My name is Polly Moore. I have stage 4 ovarian cancer and I just want to say thank-you to the Lynden community. You all have helped me and my family. Thank you to all who sent flowers, ...

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We should support the view of the Lummi people The Lummi people have taken a strong stand against efforts to turn Cherry Point into a shipping terminal for coal. We should acknowledge and support their ...

‘Spectre’ doesn’t quite stand up to predecessors

The 2006 hit James Bond film “Casino Royale” is easily one of the best franchise reboots in film history. The fact that a modern-day reboot could bounce back from a stinker like “Die Another Day” ...