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Letters to the Editor -- July 06, 2006


Newstore features eco-friendly, specialty shoes

Jody Finnegan has a passion forshoes from clunky and comfortable to stylish and elegant – andeven more in between.

Ploverto start summer schedule

TheM/V Plover leaves its winter mooring in Blaine Harborat noon on May 26 to begin its annual 50-day spring/summercrossing schedule between Blaine Harbor...

Familymakes a living pyro-style

“The way to light one ofthese shells off is to asssume a runner’s startingcrouch, facing away from the fuse,” said Jay Jacobsenof Marysville...

Becomea shore steward!

Earlysettlers to the wild and rugged shorelines of Washingtonstate were happy, eager even, to clear the land and domesticateit. The towering forests ran...

Firstphase of boardwalk construction celebrated

Blaine’sboardwalk is now a reality. Dedicated on a hot Thursdayevening last week, its first official use came five dayslater as Blaine hosted its...

TheCruising Life

Bellingham sailors Terry and JillHummell arrived to clear customs at the Blaine Harbor visitordock on their Gulf 32 Alegria after a cruising trip tothe...

Jazzgroup to perform in Blaine

An unusual eightpiece group dedicated to historical, pre-1930 jazz kicksoff both Blaine’s Jazz Festival and the Pacific ArtsAssociation’s new...

Twowomen, one good cause

TwoBlaine women will walk this summer to raise money for breastcancer research and prevention in the Northwest region.


Blaine family featured in national magazineKim Van Wingerden, 22, of Blaine, was featured in the June/July 2006issue of Farm and Ranch Living, a nationally...

Countyrules in favor of developers

WhatcomCounty Hearing Examiner Michael Bobbink has ruled infavor of Birch Point Village developers who contestedfees that Whatcom County Fire District ...

Districtmandates public sewer for Birch Bay View

BirchBay Water and Sewer District (BBWSD) officials are takinga new approach to solving the problem of failing on-siteseptic systems (OSSs) in the Birch...

Trainrelocation group seeks ally in city council

Proponentsof shifting the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) traintracks to the east away from the shoreline have approachedthe city of Blaine, looking...


Police Report -- July 06, 2006


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