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Articles published Wed, Mar 13, 2013

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Letters to the editor: March 14 - 20, 2013


Council prepares to deed Semiahmoo wastewater plant to Lummi, addresses noise issues in council chambers

Ancient tribal burial grounds seem to be the city of Blaine's nemesis.

Let's Move, Blaine! coalition given big grant

If you are what you eat, doesn't it make sense to eat the best food possible?

Homestead founder fined $100,000 in company's collapse, reportedly owes investors $65 million in the fallout

What a tangled web Homestead Northwest has weaved for itself.

Unlucky drunks this St. Pat's Day

Drunk drivers should not expect to have the luck of the Irish this St. Paddy's Day weekend.

Jazz concert welcomes flappers

A new fundraising event that the Pacific Arts Association is putting on promises to be a swinging good time, especially for fans of the jazz era.

Conference aims to help businesses, entrepreneurs network and innovate

Sustainable Connections has announced that the 9th annual Future of Business Conference, Inspiration & Innovation will be held April 25-26 in Bellingham.

Antique, craft show set to inspire

The 27th Annual Lynden Spring Craft and Antique Show takes place next door in Lynden at the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds on March 14-16.

No munchies at Menchie's

Mix it up with Menchie's Frozen Yogurt in Bellingham on March 16 and 17 and youâll be supporting the Blaine High School's drug- and alcohol-free senior grad night.

Boogie for the Blaine Food Bank

Sometimes you have to give a little back, especially when you've received so much.

Washington's death penalty: justice or revenge? Legislature tackles divisive issue; conclusion elusive

Is Washington state's death penalty for capital crimes justice or revenge?

Saving water with spring rains

The folks at the Birch Bay Water and Sewer District are teaming up with the folks at the Birch Bay Watershed Aquatic Resources Management (BBWARM) District to host two rain barrel workshops this spring for residents of Blaine and Birch Bay.

Blaine student accepted to ballet program

Blaine Conservatory student Darien Jones auditioned for and was accepted to the Los Angeles Summer Ballet Intensive.

What our state legislators are up to

There were nine bills introduced by Representative Jason Overstreet (Blaine) in January.

Young at Heart: March happenings

What wonderful news, the month of March has arrived!

County Council says yes to reconveyance, vote 5-2 to create new park

After three hours of back-to-back comments from 82 residents, Whatcom County Council voted 5-2 Tuesday night in favor of taking ownership of 8,884 acres of land abutting Lake Whatcom to create a park for hiking, bicycling and horseback riding.

Plover back in business

The historic Plover went out for sea trials on March 5 after having its engine replaced.


Police Reports: March 14 - 20, 2013

Border Patrol: February 2 - February 24, 2013


Boys soccer loses stormy opening game

The boys soccer team lost its season opener to Meridian 1-2, battling a physical team in a steady gale and spitting rain.

Baseball starts season with shutout over Concrete

Blaine baseball is off to a solid start under new head coach Sean Linville after crushing Concrete 9-0 at home in the season opener.

Girls golf pair takes third at Avalon tournament

In their season opening tournament, Blaine golfers Young Lee and Emily Greathouse finished third with a score of 41.


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