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Letters to the Editor -- March 07, 2002

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The numbers on drinking and driving

Of the 41,821 fatalities in motor-vehicle crashes in the United States in 2000, 40 percent involved the use of alcohol, according to data from the National...

No idle hands here!

Bessie Andrews, Lenore Westman, Mary Onyon, Elaine Murphy and Elinor Blakely of Blaine’s Deborah Rebekah Lodge #321, a charitable society affiliated...

Caregivers seminar planned

Elder Service Providers is hosting its 7th annual Caregiver Conference, Saturday, March 16 at the Best Western Lakeway Inn & Conference Center in Bellingham...

MATURE ADULTS Help with housing decisions

Choosing housing or long term care solutions can be a tricky business for older adults, but two recent publications can give you the information you need...

Math mavens on road to state

In a sea of 132 teams from 30 schools participating in the Whatcom County math championships last Saturday, Blaine students stood out.Sixth grader Patrick...

Local students climbing the scholastic ladder

Isaac P. Gilman, son of Suzanne and Eric Gilman of West 44th Street in Vancouver, formerly of Blaine, has been named to the Merit List at Kenyon College...

No fee for credit card payments at Birch Bay district

Birch Bay Water and Sewer District commissioners have opted for the district to pick up the cost of customers paying their bills by credit card.In his ...

Bill to rename highway dies

The bill to rename highway 99 after black civil war soldier William P. Stewart instead of confederate president Jefferson Davis died in the hands of the...

Borderites are going to state finals

The Trackima...To YakimaThis year will mark the Borderite boys’ 21st appearance at the state basketball tournament.The boys went to State six times...

Lend an earand a hand to a neighbor

According to a survey done by the U.S. Department of Education, one in five adults in Whatcom County is illiterate. And for them, illiteracy becomes a ...

Help out!

Volunteer firefighter Judd Woodell and his family are getting a little help from their friends. Firefighters at fire district 13 have started an account...

Alleged child abuser arrested

Blaine police investigating allegations of child molestation gathered enough evidence last week to arrest 25-year-old Blaine resident Byron Weatherly, ...

Pinoy rock veterans start local band

Four rock musicians with 20 years’ experience and two gold albums between them have gathered together to form a new local band. “Gary’s ...

No sewer without water, district says

While a mid-February lobbying trip to Washington, D.C. may have increased the chances of a federal appropriation for a regional sewer plan, the Birch Bay...

Transit tax hike raises only lukewarm local interest

Next Tuesday county voters will be asked to raise the sales tax by a fraction of a percent to support current public transit levels. While the proposal...

National Guard at border next week?

National Guard troops to help with local border security may be moving from rumor to reality. Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) and Customs ...

police

Police Report -- March 07, 2002

sports

Sports -- March 07, 2002

 

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