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Letters to the editor: March 20 - 26, 2014


Wings Over Water Birding Festival 2014

Despite rainy weather, dozens of people turned out for the annual Wings Over Water event.

Feds arrest terror suspect at border crossing

A National Guard private from Acampo, California was arrested in Blaine while trying to cross the U.S. border into Canada on Sunday night, and was charged with attempting to travel to Syria to provide material support and aid to al-Qaida and fight for "Allah's Army."

Parks district changes name, adds new programs

With a new name and assured funding for the next four years, the local park and recreation district is ramping up its activity this spring.

Council reinstates city's development impact fees

Visions of growth and development are spurring Blaine city officials to begin looking at codes, ordinances and fees to see where changes might be appropriate.

Lummi, Nooksack dispute local water rights

Litigation from local tribes could have serious consequences for farmers and many others in Whatcom County.

Fecal bacteria on the rise in Whatcom County

Recent testing in Whatcom County show increased fecal coliform contamination of county waterways.

Connect with local businesses at spring expo

Do you want an inside glimpse at what small businesses across Whatcom County are doing?

An adventure race that's designed just for the kids

Ski to Sea is an adventure race for adults, but kids needn't miss out on all the fun.

Verizon cell tower in the works for Birch Bay

Some Birch Bay residents' cell service could improve if Verizon Wireless gets the go-ahead to build a new cell tower in Birch Bay.

A volunteer is recognized

Blaine police chief Mike Haslip, r., recognizes Jim Elston for his years of volunteer service as the founding member of the Blaine Auxiliary Communications Services.

Get your tires up to speed to handle spring weather

Say goodbye to winter tires and snow chains; spring begins Thursday, March 20.

Tips for keeping your car running its best

April is the time of year to give your car some extra attention.

County agrees to consider park properties

Birch Bay is another step closer to getting a county-owned beach park after Whatcom County Council agreed to pay $9,000 for an appraisal of a property on Birch Bay Drive.


Police Reports: March 12 - 18, 2014


Boys soccer shuts out Meridian at home

In their first game of the season, the Blaine boys soccer team made it clear that effort and intensity would be the hallmarks of their play for the rest of the season.

Borderite athletes jump into a busy spring

Spring is the busiest time of year for Borderite athletics, with seven sports running at once.


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