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Articles published Wed, May 8, 2013

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Letters: May 9 - 15, 2013


Birch Bay to get first stoplight

Birch Bay's designation as a small town without a stoplight has a limited future as county engineers intend to begin construction this summer that will result in a traffic signal at the intersection of Portal Way and Birch Bay-Lynden Road.

Keeping an eye on your neighbor helps community

It started with a little graffiti on fences and garages every now and then.

The show will go on - with a little help from donors

Thousands of people flood the streets of Blaine each year on the Fourth of July to watch fireworks light the night sky.

Making a difference one step at a time

Just over a month ago, 6,000 of us participated in The Big Climb.

Vonna's is open for business

Birch Bay's newest restaurant, Vonna's Purple Fin Restaurant, opened on May 4, and is open seven days a week from breakfast to closing time.

Guest Editorial: Are our courthouse doors closing?

Several years ago, judges statewide began urging the legislature for more stable funding for the trial courts so we could provide equal and accessible justice across our state.

Studio tour travels new artistic roads

The annual Mother's Day Weekend art studio tour in Blaine, Birch Bay and Custer will be exploring new ground this year.

Young at Heart

May happenings and events

A garden in full bloom

Bruce and Sandy Wolf have always had green thumbs.

Fishermen commemorated with wreath sent to sea

A wreath was decorated with flowers in memory of lost fishermen and set aboard the Plover as part of the Blessing of the Fleet ceremony on May 5.

Brownie clean up

Ana Townson, l., and Sophie Roemer, members of Blaine Brownie troop #43575 search the bushes in Marine Park for garbage as part of their community service project on May 3.


Police Reports: May 1 - 7, 2013


Softball headed to 1A District Tournament

The Blaine girls softball team played the last three games of their regular season against 2A state title contenders Lynden and Sedro-Woolley.

Blaine's senior standout Ashley Bolick brings passion to the season

Many factors make Blaine senior Ashley Bolick an ace on the mound.


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