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Letters to the Editor, July 29-August 4, 2021

The Editor: My fiancé recently had a cardiac arrest for reasons unknown and we have to continue to do tests, and he is currently in the ICU, but with officers Jon Landis and Katelyn Weaver … more

Letters to the Editor: July 22-28, 2021

The Editor: Blaine Senior Center is now open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The following activities are available for members: The library, gym and pool hall. Also available are … more

Letters to the Editor: July 15-21, 2021

The Editor: I support Jennifer Plombon for Blaine City Council Ward 3 Position 6 seat. As an early resident of Semiahmoo in the 1990s, I chose to relocate back to Semiahmoo upon retiring and … more

Letters to the Editor, July 1-7, 2021

The Editor: Does anyone else out there question the sale by the city and approval by council of the property at 665 Peace Portal? I realize that this cash-poor city paid out a lot of money to … more

Letters to the Editor: June 24-30, 2021

The Editor: The Blaine Senior Center Pancake Breakfast has been canceled for the Fourth of July.  Vicki McCullough Blaine Senior Center executive secretary Blaine   The … more

Letters to the Editor: June 10-16, 2021

The Editor: Puget Sound Energy (PSE) raises our rates every year. The company is asking for the Utilities and Transportation Commission’s (UTC) approval again. The problem is UTC turns a … more

Letters to the Editor: May 27–June 2, 2021

The Editor: This thought is for your Memorial Day publication of The Northern Light. It is the thought that counts. Those who disrespect our flag have never been handed a folded one. Earl … more

Letters to the Editor: May 20-26, 2021

Student letters The following letters were submitted by Blaine Middle School students in Megan Schutt’s eighth grade social studies class. The students were assigned to write about freedom … more

Letters to the Editor: May 13-19, 2021

The Editor: We have a small cottage in Point Roberts and it is with continued frustration and sadness that our two governments cannot come to a simple travel arrangement given the unique geography … more

Letters to the Editor, May 6-12, 2021

The Editor: Washington state needs universal medical care. We must build a financial resource system to support care for all. Our insurance and tax structures are archaic and unfair. Right now … more

Letters to the Editor, April 29-May 5, 2021

The Editor: The Blaine High School Hall of Fame was formed four years ago under the auspices of the Blaine Booster Club, a 50.1 C3 support group of BHS athletics. Its purpose is to honor former … more

Letters to the Editor: April 22-28, 2021

The Editor: I would like to commend you (and your newspaper) for having the wisdom and courage for taking a position in your “Letters to the Editor” section of your paper to encourage … more

Letters to the Editor: April 15-21, 2021

The Editor: Hmmm … shocking. One word that sums up the one and only “Letter to the Editor” in last week’s edition written by someone at The Northern Light. It stated, … more

Letters to the Editor: April 1-7, 2021

The Editor: Greatly appreciate the Olympia Highlights Column. All newspapers should print a similar column to promote transparency of government. It was interesting to note that in the March 25-31 … more

Letters to the Editor: March 25-March 31, 2021

The Editor: It saddens me to read letters that perpetuate misinformed perspectives. Let’s work together to understand why the 2020 election was not a fraud. If that were true, all … more

Letters to the Editor: March 18-24, 2021

The Editor: Since Covid-19, I have been hooked on Netflix. But recently I have discovered a book “Blood on a Blue Moon” written by a local writer Jessica Stone. Netflix is now on … more

Letters to the Editor: March 11-17, 2021

The Editor: This is for the car guy Doug Dahl. Recently, I purchased a 2019 Subaru. It is the first automatic transmission in my life (I’m 75). After three weeks, my right hand still … more

Letters to the Editor, March 4-10, 2021

The Editor: The windstorm at the beginning of February took down a tree and the sign for the Blaine Free Church Unitarian Universalist congregation on the corner of Harrison and Cedar. The new … more

Letters to the Editor, February 18-24, 2021

The Editor: Access to Covid-19 vaccines is a confusing, disjointed, frustrating hodgepodge throughout the country. Vaccine availability here in Whatcom County is the largest challenge we face in … more

Letters to the Editor, February 11-17, 2021

The Editor: Regarding your recent story involving the possible city annexation of land near H Street. The recent request for annexation is driven by a local property owner to develop property … more
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