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Letters to the Editor - April 8 - 14, 2010


Three injured in Bay Road crash

NSEA schedules spring work parties at Terrell Creek

The Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association (NSEA) has scheduled two spring Saturday work parties from 9 a.m. to noon at Terrell Creek beginning Saturday, April 10. A second work party is scheduled for Earth Day, Saturday, April 24.

New funding to improve border crossing information

More border cameras and electronic freeway signs planned between Blaine and Bellingham could help motorists make better-informed decisions on when and where to cross the border, Washington state Department of Transportation (DOT) officials announced last week.

Gardener’s market to open with slug race

Situated just a stone’s throw from the B.C. border, thousands passed through Blaine on their way to 2010 Vancouver Olympics a few short months ago. But on May 22, Blaine will be the epicenter of an international celebration of athleticism and camaraderie.

Easter slideshow

Young at Heart

Find out what is happening at the Blaine Senior Center

Meeting to plan food bank fundraiser

Organizers of a fundraiser for local food and clothing banks are hosting a planning meeting from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 15 at the Pizza Factory in Blaine.

Wings Over Water event to feature bird expert

For Maynard Axelson, the Wings Over Water birding festival is about more than just watching birds.

WWU students offer free counseling

Graduate students in Western Washington University’s psychology department will provide free group counseling, under faculty supervision, beginning April 26.

Local Christian author hosts signing

A local Christian author who recently completed a children’s book has scheduled a reading and signing for 1 p.m. Saturday, April 10 at the Blaine public library.

Local candidate to speak April 22

A local candidate vying for a seat occupied by 42cd legislative district representative Dale Brandland (R-Whatcom County) will host a meet and greet event at CJ’s Beach House in Birch Bay this month.

Brace for strong winds Thursday

The National Weather Service in Seattle is warning Western Whatcom County residents of strong lowland winds and rain late Wednesday night and Thursday, April 7 and 8.

Sweet goodbyes - Wolten’s True Value Hardware

Compost tumblers prevent critter invasions

It’s true that outdoor compost piles and bins can be a draw for wildlife – be it bears, rats, raccoons, skunks, opossums or some other creatures of the night – but there are ways to minimize the attraction.

Form meets function with edible gardens

Let’s face it – the garden community is divided. Many folks garden with flowers and ornamental shrubs solely for enhancement of their landscape. Other folks dedicate themselves strictly to vegetable gardening and seem to begrudge devoting any ground to ornamentals.


Comedy of errors lead to up and down week

For Morrison, success comes with a price

Business as usual for Blaine track

Blaine blasted by Ferndale and Sehome.

Doubles win twice as ferndale beats blaine

Sigfusson, Nix, Holdaas honored

Dudley, Borderites cruise over Bellingham


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