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Articles published Wed, Oct 14, 2009

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Letters to the Editor - October 15 - 21, 2009


For retired people, Road Scholar is roughing it lite

Road Scholar is one of the most popular programs available for retired people. Appealing especially for those interested in life-long learning opportunities, their programs combine educational excellence, comfortable accommodations, good food and travel opportunities with other people of the same age.

RE Sources files lawsuit against city of Blaine

A Bellingham-based non-profit environmental group has filed a lawsuit against the city of Blaine following city council’s approval of its critical areas ordinance.

Blaine City Council postpones vote on impact fees

After an exhaustive debate Monday over whether impact fees were an important tool to maintain quality of life for current residents, Blaine City Council postponed a vote on a proposal that would remove the fees until all members were present.

WWU faculty concert this Sunday

Violins and two of their close relatives in the orchestra (viola and cello) can be painful to hear unless played perfectly, especially in pitch. But when they are, the result is a transforming musical experience that’s not to be missed.

News in Brief

Habitat For Humanity auction October 17 • Blaine’s K-9 Yoschi retirement party Friday • Last day for tree giveaway this Saturday • Blaine artists featured in Lynden craft show • Last gardener’s market is this Saturday • Celebrate International Artist Day Oct. 25

Math night for families Oct. 22

Families and community members are invited to learn about algebra at this event.

Beyond books, library serves community needs

The number 7,750 is an impressive number, especially when it signifies the number of books and chapters read during the summer by our community’s youngest members.

Blaine singer wows Bellingham audience

Soprano, cheerleader and 4.0 student Michelle Berry missed the homecoming dance in this her senior year, and so did her boyfriend, Avery Lyons. In fact, they were with their families at the Mount Baker Theatre for a concert by Neil Berg’s Singing With The Broadway Stars, because at the close of the evening Berry was invited onstage to sing a solo from “Seasons of Love,” from the musical Rent.

2009 Blaine high school homecoming royalty

Northwest Mushroom Association features several delicious events

Mushroom mania! Noted mycologist and author David Arora will speak in Bellingham about his newest book.

Free business seminar Oct. 27

Election 2009: Candidate Answers

Whatcom County Council and Port of Bellingham commission district 1 and 2

Young At Heart

Find out what is happening at the Blaine Senior Center


Blaine stops Squalicum storm in its tracks

Playing a complete and balanced game on both offense and defense, Blaine blew away the Squalicum Storm 24-0 in their annual homecoming game last Friday in front of a stadium full of enthusiastic fans.


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