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Letters to the Editor -- November 13, 2008


Icelandic mystery writer to speak

Yrsa Sigurdardottir is the author of five children’s books, works as a civil engineer and has finished her third mystery novel featuring feisty lawyer...

Why buy local?

Community-based enterprises are interdependent. Local residents do business with community banks, which in turn are a major source of loans for family ...

Study examines border issues

Canada is by far the United States’ most important trading partner, with exports to our northern neighbor totaling more than those to Mexico, Japan...

Medicare talks feature local doctors

Seminars are scheduled in Birch Bay for a new Medicare Advantage plan that includes Family Care Network physicians.

Contest shows off holiday recipes

A group of Blaine businesses along with the Blaine Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a holiday cookie baking contest. Residents of Blaine, Birch Bay and...

Point Whitehorn nature reserve now open to public

The Point Whitehorn Marine Reserve opened last week as Whatcom County’s newest park.

Sundance Beef goes from global to local

John Sheehan’s biggest markets used to be Iraq, Russia, Canada and Mexico. But now his focus is more local.


Giving Tree fundraiser next Saturday

The Good Samaritan Society/ Stafholt is looking for donations for its annual Giving Tree program that matches low-income children with gifts in the Blaine...

Council will not increase property taxes in 2009

Blaine residents will not see an increase in their city property tax rates in 2009. Blaine City Council decided Monday.

NW Park and Recreation seeks public comment

The Northwest Park and Recreation District 2 (NWPRD2) will host the third in a series of public meetings this Monday, November 17, to help the district...


Police Report -- November 13, 2008


Sports -- November 13, 2008


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