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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” ...

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Abortion consequences harmful for life   There is a problem that the world thinks is right — abortion. You see, a baby is a baby no matter what it looks like. Even if a developing baby looks like a ...

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Our patriotism has become lazy Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2015, is coming shortly and I wanted to share some of my thoughts with you. I am a World War II veteran, one of those of the Greatest Generation era. Although ...

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Inform your vote    Although George and I are more involved and committed to good government than most people, we were relieved to think through, fill in, secure the envelope and drop our ballots into ...

Guest opinion: Small-city mayors assess charter proposals

Speaking as Whatcom small-city mayors and as concerned citizens, these are our recommendations on the Whatcom County Charter revisions: Proposition 1 = Approve Proposition 2 = Approve Proposition 3 = Approve Proposition ...