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Letters to the Editor - June 3 - 9, 2010


Blaine Garderner's Market and 1st International Slug Race May 22, 2010

Birding, beaches and sun

NWPRD classes offer a variety of summer fun

Event to spell out Birch Bay in human letters

Birch Bay residents who want to be a part of local history will want to attend a spelling out of Birch Bay in human letters at noon next Sunday, June 13.

City ordered to revise critical areas ordinance

Following a hearing by the state growth management hearings board, the city of Blaine will be required to make several revisions to its critical areas ordinance.

Elementary school hires new principal

The Blaine school district has hired current Edmonds school district administrator Craig Baldwin as the new Blaine elementary school principal.

County prosecutor seeks reelection

Whatcom County prosecutor Dave McEachran announced he will be seeking reelection to the position of Whatcom County Prosecuting Attorney.

Mother Baby Center will not reopen

After years of providing free and low-cost services to women in Whatcom County, the Mother Baby Center (MBE) will not reopen after their programs were suspended last December due to a lack of funding.

Century 21 honors two local agents

Century 21 Real Estate recently recognized Steve Mason, sales associate with the office, as one of their “top-producers” nationwide.

BP cited for serious safety violations

The Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) cited local petroleum refinery BP Cherry Point on April 30 for 13 serious safety violations discovered during an inspection that began in November.

Healthy snack choices for kids

Food writer Michael Pollan recommends steering clear of foods that advertise their green attributes on their label.

Group offers grilling tips

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is reminding outdoor cooks not to forget about grill fire safety as the peak months for grill fires arrive.

BHS recognition night May 25, 2010

BHS recognition night

Biologists say don’t touch that seal!

The Whatcom Marine Mammal Stranding Network (WMMSN) is asking boaters and beachgoers to keep an eye out for seal pups this summer, as June through August is pupping season for harbor seals.


Regina Marie Stoker

Regina Marie Stoker of Blaine, WA passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, May 25, 2010 surrounded by loving family.


Blaine girls dominate 2A state track championships

On a weekend filled with high drama, spills, brutal weather and new faces challenging for supremacy at the 2A state track and field championships May 27-29 at Mt. Tahoma High School in Tacoma, it was, in the end, the already seasoned veterans doing exactly what was expected from the very beginning that made the difference for the Blaine girls track team.

The iceman cometh: Wallen stuns at 2A golf tourny

Freshman Ryan Wallen may have raised a couple of eyebrows by qualifying for the 2A state golf tournament.

Borderite girls win a thriller in opener, then fall

The Caitlin Dudley era of softball ended with a resounding thump on May 28 in Selah.


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