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Letters to the Editor -- July 24, 2008

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Birch Bay man arrested in pot bust

Charges are pending with the Whatcom County prosecutor’s office against Birch Bay resident Gerald Victor Noelle.

Birch Bay wine bar now open

Birch Bay’s newest eatery is an upscale wine and coffee bar and deli that looks as if it’s been plucked from Seattle’s Belltown or Vancouver...

Goat cheese recipes inspired by Grace Harbor Farm

Summer entertaining can sometimes be a mad scramble for the newest recipes and the trendiest and freshest ingredients, almost like trying to find the perfect...

Whatcom County executive calls for hiring freeze

On July 11, Whatcom County executive Pete Kremen announced that all unfilled county positions will remain vacant until further notice.This freeze comes...

Jazz festival coordinators cite ‘best year ever’

“This was the best year we’ve ever had,” said a jubilant Sandy Wolf, preparing to pass the baton as her last year as the founding producer...

Rafting on Nooksack a cool way to spend a day

“All Forward!” yelled river guide Tyler Clabaugh, and we plunged our paddles into the roiling whitewater haystacks and pulled as hard as we...

Events to help Birch Bay boy with rare allergies

A series of local fundraising events will benefit a 3-year-oldboy who suffers from rare food allergies.

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County council OK’s BBWARM stormwater fee

A new stormwater management fee for property owners in the Birch Bay watershed was approved by the Whatcom County Council Tuesday despite some council ...

County tax will help mentally ill

After a four and a half hour public hearing, Whatcom County Council voted to impose a one-tenth of 1 percent sales tax that would provide new or expanded...

Washington can vote outside party

After a four-year court battle, Washington state will run an open primary allowing voters to pick the candidate they choose regardless of party affiliation...

Lady Washington brig returns to Blaine harbor

After a four-year absence, the 176-ton brig Lady Washington returned to Blaine on Wednesday under Captain Ryan Meyer, sailing in the company of the 65-...

George Raft Race scheduled for August 2

“It’s got nothing to do with the actor,” said Bob Knapp, proprietor of Catnap Canvas on Peace Portal Way and a genuine Cockney from near...

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Police Report -- July 24, 2008

 

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