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Letters to the Editor -- April 17, 2008


Poor salmon runs hurt Indians, non-Indians alike

Fishing opportunities in Northwest waters have just about disappeared. It’s a situation that has strained relations between Indians and non-Indians...

Play explores ‘wanderlust of the European heart’

Birch Bay playwright and director LeRoy Smith has been writing plays and novels for 15 years.

Local author to present at birding festival Saturday

When David Hancock installed an eagle cam on Hornby Island, it quickly got so popular that it overloaded as internet browsers from around the world watched...

Wings Over Water events full of education, funNorth Cascades Audobon Society among many presenters

A full day of birding opportunities and activities, plus appearances by noted authorities on raptors, including live birds on display most of the day and...

The perfect garden is just a cut away

Although we have experienced a wet winter the promise of spring must be starting to entice you into the garden. By now the garden beds should be clean,...

Blaine Harbor Dental features new staff, services

Dr. Patrick Rooney of Blaine Harbor Dental announced last week that pediatric dentist Dr. Purva Merchant joined his staff last week, and that he also now...

Non-motorized trails favored for parks district

The Northwest Park and Recreation District meeting held March 29 at Semiahmoo County Park drew an enthusiastic crowd eager to share their concerns and ...

Audio books as easy as click, click, download

Whatcom County library patrons will now have anytime, anywhere access to a dynamic collection of digital audio books through a new library service, the...

Blaine wineries celebrate arrival of new vintages

Blaine’s two small artisan wineries are collaborating on a new release weekend on April 19 and 20, showcasing their new vintages for the coming year...


Volunteers needed for oyster seeding

City to host first Earth Day conversation

Blaine city staff have scheduled an informal community meeting to gather ideas about what a small community can do to help both the global and local environments...

Pedestrian safety a concern in airport redevelopment

With a resolution to close the Blaine municipal airport looming, city officials are looking for the best way to plan for anticipated commercial development...

Fire district plan calls for significant upgrades

The North Whatcom Fire & Rescue (NWFR) service has released its capital needs and facilities report prepared by outside consultants. The consultants...


Police Report -- April 17, 2008


Sports -- April 17, 2008


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