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Letters to the Editor -- July 31, 2008

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Blaine antique dealer calls himself a 'born treasure hunter'

For Blaine resident Bill Becht, gold comes in many forms. Sure, the 40-something antique dealer and owner of Horseshoe Coins and Collectibles will sell ...

Jerns-McKinney offers green services

For those who spend their lives committed to environmentally friendly practices, preserving green spaces and reducing consumption of fossil fuels, can ...

Blaine Yard of the Week winners

Under the leadership of Debbie Harger, a committee of six local gardening experts meet weekly to review nominees for the Yard of the Week recognition. ...

Blaine Sea Scouts acquire 29-foot Lancer sailboat

The names “May Ham” and “Kay Os” may seem unusual for the name of the Blaine Sea Scouts new 29-foot Lancer sailboat, but if chosen...

School board cuts budget, personnel

Kremen OKs one-tenth of 1 percent mental health tax

After considering a possible veto, Whatcom County executive Pete Kremen signed an ordinance that will increase the county sales tax by one-tenth of 1 percent...

Fajitas a delicious way to use rotisserie chicken

I have a great idea for those familiar nights when you feel too tired to spend hours in the kitchen preparing a gourmet dinner for your family. Don&rsquo...

Council amends airport sale after leaseholder negotiation

Plans for the airport redevelopment are once again moving ahead after stumbling block involving a minor land-use dispute with a current leaseholder.After...

BRIEFS

Crew wanted for tall ship replica Lady Washington

As the Lady Washington left Drayton Harbor on Monday morning for their next stop in Bellingham, skipper Ryan Meyer reflected on last week’s visit...

Clam counters wanted for survey

The Whatcom County Marine Resources Committee will be coordinating a survey of clams along the shorelines of Birch Bay on Saturday, August 2, and is looking...

GSA to begin traffic detours Tuesday

Motorists traveling southbound from Canada can anticipate a new detour at the Peace Arch border crossing beginning August 5.Bill Lesh, spokesperson for...

Lighthouse resurrection group kicks off fundraising

Blaine City Council unanimously approved a resolution to appoint Blaine resident and building designer Brad O’Neill and the newly-formed Semiahmoo...

Drayton Harbor Days festival this weekend

Blaine’s active summer, highlighted by a Fourth of July and a Jazz Festival week that both saw record attendance, continues this weekend with Drayton...

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Police Report -- July 31, 2008

 

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