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Articles published Wed, Aug 26, 2009

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Letters to the Editor August 27 - September 2


Blaine Back To School Special

School calendar, bus schedules, messages from the principals and so much more

Kremen proposal would cut west Blaine UGA

When Dar Kruse bought several acres of land in the west Blaine urban growth area (UGA) more than 20 years ago, he had envisioned eventually platting and selling his land to recoup their investment and create future financial security for his family

City axes fees for water and sewer connections

Hope proves dead end for Jenkins

The cross-border manhunt for former Point Roberts resident Ryan Jenkins ended Sunday with the discovery of his body in the Thunderbird Motel in Hope, B.C. Jenkins had been sought by police from California to Canada after his ex-wife’s defaced body was discovered Saturday, August 15 in a Los Angeles dumpster.

News in Brief

Dedication Days set for September 5 • Free sailing Sunday in Drayton Harbor • BP to host open house September 18 • Car wash to fund choir trip to New York • Artists sought for site-specific work

Council gives nod to train depot relocation

Blaine City Council gave a nod of approval Monday night for a local group called the Coalition for Historic Preservation to pursue moving and renovating Blaine’s century-old train station.

Blaine man seeks help for injured dog

A Blaine man is asking for help with nearly $4,000 in vet bills. His toy poodle service dog was attacked and injured by a dog owned by a Canadian man.

Despite economy, Blaine businesses expand

Though it appears the light at the end of the tunnel is in sight, most would say we have yet to completely emerge from the economic crisis gloom.

Blaine hires new assistant principal, releases WASL test results

Blaine school district students turned in a creditable performance in a report on the Washington Assessment of Student Learning (WASL) test results, according to the district’s director of curriculum, instruction and assessment Deb Cummings.

‘Pet Types’ book signing Saturday to benefit local dog

Ever wonder why your Golden Retriever only likes to go for walks in the rain? Or if your Siamese can tell the difference between the name brand cat food and generic?


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