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Burlington chiefs serve lunch to seniors

BURLINGTON - Thanksgiving came early at the Burlington Senior Center on Thursday, with the serving of lunchtime meals of turkey, stuffing and mashed potatoes. For most of the diners, their meal was served by either Burlington Police Chief Mike Luvera or Burlington Fire Chief Levon Yengoyan. "We're j


La Conner Soroptimist names October volunteer of the month

La Conner High School senior Zoe Gilkey was named Soroptimist Volunteer of the Month for October. Gilkey is the daughter of Troy and Jayne Gilkey of La Conner. Her volunteer experience includes managing sports teams at La Conner High School, helping at the Susan Wilbur Early Education Center prescho

ANACORTES AMERICAN - 2017-11-19 13:00:00

Whatcom County to get cable TV exposure Nov. 19

An upcoming episode of "Beach Hunters" on HGTV is expected to show a variety of areas in Whatcom County as well as beachfront homes in the Blaine area and on the coast west of Ferndale. According to HGTV's website, the episode is scheduled to run at 9 p.m. Sunday (Nov. 19), and again at midnight Nov

BELLINGHAM HERALD - 2017-11-19 13:00:00

Events for the week ahead: Winter Jam, Donkey Creek Chum Festival, EFN's Empty Bowls, comedy and more | The News Tribune

Billed as Christian music's benchmark tour, Winter Jam West Tour Spectacular will stop at the Tacoma Dome on Saturday. The all-star line up includes hip-hop stars Lecrae and Andy Mineo, Third Day frontman Mac Powell, Building 429, rockers Family Force 5, Winter Jam creators NewSong, Moriah Peters pr


Paul Buckmaster, arranger for Bowie, Elton John, dead at 71

Grammy winner Paul Buckmaster, who arranged and orchestrated some of the best-known songs of David Bowie, the Rolling Stones and Elton John among others in a career that spanned a half-century, has died. He was 71. His assistant, Diana Post, says Buckmaster died on Nov. 7 in Los Angeles. She didn't


Man gets more than 22 years for death of taxi driver

MOUNT VERNON - Solomona Fatu Luteru, who last month pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the 2015 shooting death of a taxi driver, was sentenced Friday to 22 years, four months in prison. Luteru's sentence in the death of Lisamarie Eason, 46, of Anacortes, includes two years for a weapon enhanc

ANACORTES AMERICAN - 2017-11-18 01:38:00

Islanders testify at refinery hearing

The Skagit County Hearing Examiner will make a decision in early December about the Anacortes Refinery's proposal to manufacture and export xylene to Asia. Around 50 citizens, including members of the Swinomish Nation and at least 20 islanders, testified at a public hearing in Mount Vernon on Thursd


Historic Fairhaven Opens the Holidays with Fairhaven Winterfest

Lights twinkle the trees on the Fairhaven Village Green. Horse-drawn covered wagon rides amble along the streets. Music drifts through Historic Fairhaven. The holiday season is once again upon us and Fairhaven Winterfest is in full swing.A snowy storefront conjures beautiful memories and smiles. Pho

WHATCOMTALK.COM - 2017-11-17 21:01:48

Witnesses: Sparks fly as police pursue red truck on high-speed chase on I-35 in Hays County

Sparks fly behind a pickup as it is pursued by law enforcement on Interstate 35 in Hays County on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, according to witnesses. (Photo courtesy Zack Masters) AUSTIN (KXAN) - Witnesses who said they saw a high-speed chase on Interstate 35 in Hays County began contacting KXAN abou

KXAN - 2017-11-19 03:40:37

Funeral held for Texas State student found dead after fraternity event

KINGWOOD, Texas (KXAN) - Friends and family said goodbye Saturday to the Texas State University student who was found dead after a fraternity event. Matthew Ellis was laid to rest in Kingwood, Texas, near his hometown of Humble northeast of Houston. The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission, the San M

KXAN - 2017-11-19 00:42:55

Alcohol Beverage Commission investigating Texas State student death

SAN MARCOS, Texas (KXAN) - In light of the death of a fraternity pledge at Texas State University earlier this week, the Texas Alcohol Beverage Commission says it is working to determine the source of any alcohol that may have been involved in the 20-year-old's death. Police say they have not determ


Martha Jane Scott (1935-2017)

Martha Jane Scott, 81, of Creedmoor, TX was called home to our heavenly father on November 14, 2017 with her family at her bedside. Martha was born on Christmas Day in 1935 to Martin C. and Bertha M. Graef, in Creedmoor, TX.Martha was one of four children and had a happy childhood growing up on the


Hays County Brown Santa Looking For Christmas Elves

The Hays County Brown Santa program has started its annual drive for money, food, and toys to assist families in need in Hays County. The program consists of volunteers from the Hays County Sheriff's Office and members of the community. Brown Santa seeks donations from citizens and local businesses


Seniors, disabled residents forced to evacuate during high-rise apartment fire

SAN ANTONIO - Many seniors and disabled people were forced to evacuate their homes after a high-rise fire on Fair Avenue. The fire happened at the Fair Avenue Apartments complex on Fair Avenue, just east of South New Braunfels Avenue. The fire was contained to one unit. The person who lives there

KSAT 12 - 2017-11-18 04:47:40

PHOTOS: Kids, parents show out for Chuy's Children Giving to Children Parade

Chuy's Children Giving to Children Parade 2017 (KXAN Photo) AUSTIN (KXAN) - Many children filled the streets in downtown Austin, Saturday for the Chuy's Children Giving to Children Parade. The parade is an annual toy drive benefiting Austin Police Operation Blue Santa. Those attending are encourag

KXAN - 2017-11-18 18:41:18

Street closures for Chuy's Children Giving to Children Parade this weekend

Hundreds showed up for the annual parade benefiting Operation Blue Santa. (KXAN Photo/Dani Guerrero) AUSTIN (KXAN) - Grab a toy and head downtown this weekend for a fun parade and a way to give back to children in need. The annual Chuy's Children Giving to Children Parade is Saturday, Nov. 18 and


McClain takes top honor in juried exhibition at ATU

Arkansas Tech University student Megan McClain of Pine Bluff won first place in the 11th annual Juried Student Competitive Exhibition, which is on display at Norman Hall Art Gallery through Tuesday, Dec. 5. McClain took the top prize for her chalk pastel entitled "Moe." Kimaly Ballard of Clarksville

COURIER NEWS - 2017-11-18 16:01:00

Deer girls whip Oark in pair of games

DEER - The Deer girls teams met up with Oark on Thursday night in basketball action. Things were happy for the squad as they defeated Oark in a pair of games. The Lady Antlers won, 52-37, and the Junior Lady Antlers picked up a 42-21 win. Senior Girls Deer's defense became consistent as they put awa


Times Record essay winner wins state competition

Tasia Cagle, winner of the Times Record's "It Can Wait" essay contest on the dangers of distracted driving, has been named the winner of the statewide competition. Cagle, a senior at Van Buren High School, won $250 by entering the Times Record contest and will receive another $500 after winning the

SOUTHWEST TIMES RECORD - 2017-11-19 06:01:00

FCRA files complaint against developer

The Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Authority has filed a complaint against a developer, the executive director said. The FCRA oversees land sales and development at Chaffee Crossing, which was once part of Fort Chaffee, in east Fort Smith and Barling. FCRA recently sought to buy back 15 acres of land fo