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Letters to the Editor -- January 27, 2005



Didyou know that the Blaine Library carries 145 differentmagazine subscriptions, and all but the latest issue maybe checked out for three weeks?

Arts & Jazzbenefit on tap this Saturday at high school

Theeighth annual Arts & Jazz is theannual benefit auction and dance which celebrates thetalents of the Blaine high school jazz band, chamberchoir and...

Needhelp with taxes?

AARP Tax-Aide helps taxpayers file their personal incometax returns between February 4 through April 15. Volunteersare trained to assist in filing basic...

50,000chum and counting

“Thisis the day we’ve been waiting for!” exclaimedRachel Vasak, program director for the Nooksack SalmonEnhancement Association (NSEA...

Sewageoverflow in torrential rains lead to oyster closure

Heavy rains last week led to around 40,000 gallons ofraw sewage spilling into Semiahmoo Bay from the Blainemunicipal system.Public works director Steve...

Onthe Waterfront

Apart of Blaine’s fishing history sailed away fromour harbor this month.

2004:A year in the life of Richard Clark

January: NewYear’s Day opened withan arctic cold snap and snow. In my part of the world,eight degrees Fahrenheit is awful. In order to avoidfreezing...

Countyasked to ignore UGA request

Blainecity council approved an incisive letter to county councilasking them not to consider a comprehensive plan amendmentthat would chop the Blaine urban...

Howto prevent a heart attack

PatGilson, originator and chair of the popular “ChickenSoup for the Mind” lecture series at Semiahmoo, announcedearlier this week that Dr. ...

Schoolrallies behind tsunami relief effort

TheBlaine middle school Tsunami Change Drive was a hugesuccess! In just five days our school of just 550 studentsraised over $2,500! Each day, my students...

Schooldistrict tackles legislators

Scoliosistraining. Safety committee documented meetings. No childleft behind measurements and documentation. Annual busdriver training.

PeacePortal condos planned

“Thisis the beginning, the first,” Blaine communitydevelopment director Terry Galvin advised city council membersas they got their first taste...

Hertzspecifies needed changes

Theeast Blaine annexation agreement was back before citycouncil almost a decade after its controversial adoption,and so were the same people who had concerns...

Blainehigh school principal suspended

Blainehigh school principal Dan Newell will face charges onFriday of obstructing a law enforcement officer and renderingcriminal assistance in the second...


Police Report -- January 27, 2005


Sports -- January 27, 2005


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