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When does memory loss mean trouble? | Opinion

  • Today at 10:09AM

There are two kinds of memory loss in older people. The first is normal forgetfulness, which most of us experience starting in our 40s and 50s — like not remembering a good friend’s name or where we put the car keys. I know this one well!

 

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Give the gift of life: donate blood | Editorial

  • Jul 22, 2014 at 4:03PM

There is no substitute for blood. It cannot be manufactured in a factory or created in a laboratory by scientists. Blood is one of the few life-saving measures that can only be given organically from one person to another.

Come meet Mike Lapointe, Independent Candidate for Congress

  • Jul 21, 2014 at 1:50PM

The proposed Cherry Point coal terminal in Bellingham and the growler jet noise on Whidbey Island are issues that make us angry.

On libraries, Las Vegas and Elvis

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 9:00AM

Who knew that Elvis was a convincing 3-D printer pitchman? In late June, I attended the American Library Association meeting in Las Vegas along with 18,000 other library lovers – librarians, trustees, and library friends from public, private and academic libraries.

Fire chief report

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 8:00AM

Total call volume for 2012 was 783 and for 2013 it was 879. To date for 2014 that number is at 459 – a 13.3 percent increase from last year.

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