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Articles published Wed, Oct 10, 2012

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Guest editorial: Vote wisely

For the past 20 years, you, the citizens of Whatcom County, have granted me the privilege of serving as one of your three elected Superior Court judges.

Letters to the Editor: October 11 to October 17, 2012


SWAT team called in to deal with armed Birch Bay man

Levi Tucker, 23, allegedly fired several shots into the air Thursday, October 4, at his Birch Bay home in the 4300 block of Bay Road.

Blaine welcomes fall with Harvest Festival, annual Scarecrow Tour

The air is crisp, the mornings are cool, and the trees around town are donning their finest colored garments.

County considers increased speed limit on Lincoln Road

Travelers between Blaine and Semiahmoo may be able to arrive a little faster if the county chooses to move forward on a proposal to increase the speed limit on Lincoln Road.

Mending nets a rare skill

Bruce Elliott soaks up the sun as he repairs gill nets on Marine Drive on Monday afternoon.

Gregoire extends burn ban to all of Washington state

A long stretch of warm, dry weather has prompted Gov. Chris Gregoire to extend the state's emergency burn ban to include all counties in Washington state.

Dakota Creek Winery hosts barefoot grape crush

Making wine at Dakota Creek Winery just got messier and a whole lot more fun.

Recycle garden pots

Tired of wondering what to do with all those plastic garden pots from the plants you bought this summer?

Active Seniors: Vibrant Vanderpol finds many ways to stay busy, both on and off the court

You'd never guess how old Joyce Vanderpol is, and, even if you did, she wouldn't tell you.


Police Reports: September 20 - September 24, 2012


Blaine squad improves, ties Meridian 1-1

It was an ideal fall day for a soccer match at Pipeline Field - warm and sunny with a dry field and two competitive teams in a conference matchup.

Girls' volleyball loses to Meridian in fifth game

The Blaine girls' volleyball team earned a split in the first four games only to have the wheels come off in their final performance.

Muder's 96-yard fumble return finishes off Wolverines, 26-19

From my elevated perch in the press box I could see the pink setting sun and the tranquility of the harbor.


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