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Letters to the Editor -- January 31, 2008


Cross-border licenses now available for Washington residents

Beginning this month, cross-border travelers looking for a cheaper alternative to can apply for the Washington State’s Department of Licensing&rsquo...

With liquor pulled, restaurant owners try new approach

After having their liquor license revoked for a series of alleged violations, the managers of a Birch Bay establishment have vowed to do something different...

Who comes first?

Minority state house leader Richard DeBolt asked this important question recently, criticizing salmon protection measures he believes contribute to increased...

School board recognizes Persse, receives donations

The Blaine school board, along with school boards throughout the state, was recognized by Washington Governor Christine Gregoire last Monday as a part ...

High-tech/ high-touch building open for business

Windermere Real Estate’s new 12,000 square foot two story office at Birch Bay Square opened at the first of the year, and has already generated a...

Library Link

“When I was young, we couldn’t afford much. But, my library card was my key to the world.”– actor John Goodman


Tax deferrals available to some homeowners

City plans to redistrict voting wards

With the resignation of Blaine City Council member Mike Myers, city officials will examine redistricting of Blaine’s voting wards however doing so...

Myers resigns from city council

After two terms as councilor and one term as mayor, Mike Myers announced his resignation from Blaine City Council.

Senators call for delay in border ID rules

Senator Patty Murray joined 18 other northern state senators in writing to Department of Homeland Security secretary Michael Chertoff to end plans to implement...

Fire district grant helps staff catch their breath

Receipt of a half-million dollar federal grant to equip North Whatcom Fire and Rescue Service (NWFRS) firefighters with individual self-contained breathing...


Police Report -- January 31, 2008


Sports -- January 31, 2008


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