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NWFR commissioners discuss overtime pay, EMS planning

The North Whatcom Fire and Rescue (NWFR) Board of Fire Commissioners monthly meeting was last night (July 21), at the Blaine fire station on Odell Road. The commissioners' meeting is the third Thursday of every month. Last night's meeting covered a range of topics, so forgive the long and somewhat disjointed nature of this post. I predict at least one full story for next week's issue will find its way out the notes I took on this meeting.

City of Blaine will vote to receive donated electric car charging stand

Bob McFarland, the owner of a Tesla electric roadster, has offered to donate electric vehicle charging equipment to the City of Blaine, and the city council will vote on whether to accept at its meeting on July 25.The equipment would be set up near the G Street plaza at the intersection of G Street and Peace Portal Drive. Blaine public works staff would spend about $2,000 in time and materials installing it.


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