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Letters to the Editor -- June 14, 2007


Statedepartment eases air passport requirements

Faced with an unexpected volumeof passport applications the U.S. State Department is backingoff on current passport requirement for all air travelersentering...

WhatcomCounty lush with berry opportunities

Summertimeis here and the season is right for lush dessertspiled high with fresh, juicy berries. Here are a few localplaces to start shopping for summer...

BayProperties hires two new agents

Century 21 recently hired Shannonand Gary Medearis to its Bay Properties firm in Birch Bayas sales associates who will specialize in residentialproperty...

Antiqueshow raises funds for library

TheWhatcom County Library Foundation is sponsoring an AntiquesRoad Show-style fundraiser on Saturday, June 16, fromnoon to 4 p.m. at the Lynden Community...

Cityseeks partner for new city hall

The city is looking to pursue a public-private partnershipto develop a concept to replace its crumbling city hall.

Forsome Blaine students, success is a struggle

Many awards and accolades willbe passed out at Blaine high school’s graduationceremony, set for Thursday evening June 14, but there arealways other...

Communityservice recognized...

Andrew Grubb, a senior at Blaine high school, was selectedby the Whatcom County North Rotary club to receive the 2007Youth Service Award for his outstanding...

Cityvotes to sell 5 acres of airport land

The city of Blaineis slated to sell a five-acre parcel of airport landit acquired from a Blaine resident last year.

HandsAcross the Border 2007

Photo by KarlKing


AlanonMeetings• Blaine meets every Wednesday at 7:30 – 9p.m. at the Unitarian Church at Cedar and Harrison streets.332-5863. • Custer...

Salmonenhancement group receives $158,000 in grants

TheWashington Department of Fish and Wildlife’sALEA Volunteer Cooperative Grant Program recently awardedfive grants to Nooksack Salmon Enhancement...

Wildlifedepartment: Discontinue artificial bird feeders

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (DFW)is recommending that people temporarily discontinuefeeding birds from artificial feeders, or take extrasteps...

BirchBay group takes serious look at incorporation

Birch Bay will take a serious look at incorporation inthe next six months thanks to a grant from Whatcom Countythat the Birch Bay Steering Committee has...

Aroundthe Bays

City announces Yard ofWeek winners

Ribboncutting scheduled for Monday

Thecity of Blaine has scheduled a ribbon cutting ceremonyto celebrate the completion of the reconstruction ofMarine Drive for 1 p.m. Monday, June 18 on...

Election2007: Local and county positions up for grabs

Residentseager to have their say in government will have to waituntil the November general election.

Constructionnoise to be ‘as loud as a blender’

Residentsalong State Route 543 may have to endure 24-hour constructionnoise as loud as a close-up blender beginning this Thursday,state Department of Transportation...


Police Report -- June 14, 2007


Sports -- June 14, 2007


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