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 ...

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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 ...

Moviegoers, thanks for reading

Thanksgiving is already long past, but that doesn’t mean I can’t give a little thanks heading into the later part of the holiday season. I kicked off my “State of the Arts” entertainment column ...

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. ...
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Continuing a long-held Christmas art tradition

LYNDEN — For years, fifth graders at Lynden Christian Middle School have constructed nativity sets out of clay. The tradition was going strong in the 1990s when this reporter attended Mrs. Sherri Stap’s ...
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LC girls looking tough early

WHATCOM — Often in high school sports, the loss of seniors can force a team to enter a new season with a lack of experience and pressure youthful players to step into new roles. The same can’t be said ...