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Articles published Thu, Sep 20, 2012

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Letters to the Editor: September 20 - 26, 2012

Guest editorial: Large-scale grow operations a major hazard


Boys & Girls Club enters new school year with new director

It doesn't take too long after the final bell rings at Blaine schools before the noise level rises at the Blaine Boys & Girls Club.

Blaine schools bring the harvest into the cafeteria

Last October at Blaine Elementary School, the district's food service director Laurie Pike walked around the cafeteria with a tray of cauliflower - purple cauliflower.

Speak up: Project defines vision for county's future

A series of community forums in Whatcom County will give residents a chance to suggest ideas to support the area's quality of life and develop its long-term vision.

Blaine Planning Commission approves recommendations for zoning text revision

The name of the game was semantics at the Blaine Planning Commissionâs September 13 public hearing on lot coverage.

BP appeals fines from Cherry Point fire

The BP Cherry Point Refinery will appeal all state citations and the $81,500 in fines resulting from the February 17, 2012 fire.

Fall Harvest: Gardeners Market offers Blaine a fresh option

Fall Harvest: Blaine Harvest Festival to benefit Band to Japan

The first Blaine Harvest Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, October 6, in the Blaine Middle School cafeteria.

Fall Harvest: Water conservation efforts pay off for Blaine, Birch Bay

As the 2012 summer season comes to a close, the Birch Bay Water and Sewer District and city of Blaine would like to thank its customers for continuing to practice water conservation.

Pickers Attic a haven for garage sale junkies

Ronell Vinyard, r., is back in business and excited about the results of her new partnership with Jeanette Boughman.


Police Reports: September 11 - 18, 2012


Borderites lose heartbreaker to Lakewood

An out-of-sync offense and a too-little, too-late comeback marred the Borderites' bid against state powerhouse Lakewood on Friday night.

Borderite girls play hard, but fall just short

Thereâs something to be said for the tenacity of youth â and the Blaine volleyball squad exemplified that tenacity in Fridayâs matchup against the Meridian Trojans.

Borderites fall to B-E Tigers

It was a beautiful day for the beautiful game as the Lady Borderites took the field against the league-leading Burlington-Edison Tigers on Tuesday night.


Area VFW posts honor art contest winners

The Bellingham, Concrete, Custer, Lynden and Oak Harbor posts of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and Ladies Auxiliary honored winners of the Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest with a ceremony on September 9 in Ferndale.


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