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Letters to the editor: April 24รข30, 2014


A field trip to the oyster barge

On April 22, fifth grade students from Blaine Elementary School headed out for a trip on the Plover to visit the Drayton Harbor Community Shellfish Farm (DHCSF) to learn firsthand about how oysters are grown and what impacts changes in the environment can have on the mollusks.

BP Heron Center nears completion

Sunny weather brought a flurry of activity at the BP Heron Center for Environmental Education, where contractors and volunteers are busy preparing the space for its inaugural season.

Commission tables Birch Bay park location discussion

The sound of rain on the roof of the Birch Bay Activity Center almost drowned out much of the Whatcom County Park and Recreation Commission meeting last Thursday, but that didn't stop Birch Bay residents from having their say about the location of a future beachside park on Birch Bay.

Edaleen Dairy breaks ground in Blaine for new store

Move over Cost Cutter. There's a new dairy vendor in town.

Blaine library needs Legos

The Blaine Public Library will be starting a Lego club as part of the summer reading program and beyond.

Port makes plans to broadcast meetings

Soon you will be able to kick back in your easy chair and keep up with Port of Bellingham news.

New venue for Mother's Day Studio Tour

Preparations are well underway for Blaine's ninth annual Springfest Art Tour.

County eases restrictions on marijuana business

A new zoning ordinance passed by the county council will allow marijuana businesses to be located in dense neighborhoods as long as they are at least 300 feet away from the nearest residence and 1,000 feet away from places where children and families gather.

Mental health services a critical investment

Whatcom County is experiencing a disturbing trend shared with the rest of our nation. Our jails and prisons are becoming de facto mental health institutions for our country.

Successful gardening begins with intentional planting and planning

If you want to create a garden with beauty and balance, begin with planning, not digging.

Taste of Home Show comes to Silver Reef Casino

The perfect recipe for creating new memories with loved ones includes good friends, good conversation and, of course, great food.

Design spotlight: Custom driveway

Larry and Carrie Beck dressed up their Ferndale driveway by implementing a compass rose into its design.

Earth Day

Whatcom Community College's Deans' List

Winter Quarter

On the hunt: Easter weekend


Dennis Sandvig

November 19, 1942 - April 4, 2014

John L. Duncan

June 30, 1928 - April 5, 2014


Police Reports: April 24-30, 2014


Undefeated Sehome shuts out Blaine

Blaine's girls tennis players won a few sets, but the Borderites were shut out in matches by one of the strongest teams to come out of the Northwest Conference (NWC) in decades.

BHS Sports Recap

April 17 to April 23, 2014

Soccer hangs steady in conference standings

With a win on the road and a loss at home, the boys soccer team is on track to achieve one of its goals from the start of the season: to be in the middle of the 1A Northwest Conference (NWC) standings heading into the postseason.


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