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Articles published Wed, Mar 17, 2010

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Letters to the Editor March 18 - 24, 2010


Port of entry facility aims to earn LEED gold rating

When travelers cross the third busiest northern border crossing into the United States next year, they will no longer see the dilapidated border inspections facility that once was. Instead, they will be greeted by one of the greenest border facilities in the country.

Blaine senior finds passion in horseshoeing

Blaine high school senior Jen Mallahan may be a few months shy of her diploma, but she has something else to make her proud: a business license.

City approves art installations for Lighthouse Point facility

The city of Blaine recently approved contracts with two artists to complete artwork for the city’s new Lighthouse Point Water Reclamation Facility.

Birch Bay interpretive center in the works

Birch Bay residents can expect to see a new interpretive center soon at Birch Bay State Park.

Hearings board to make decision on CAO appeal

The Washington State Growth Management Hearings Board is moving closer to making a final determination on an environmental group’s appeal of the city of Blaine’s wetland buffer.

Brandland steps down from senate

Senator Dale Brandland announced March 10 that he will not run for a third term as state senator this fall. First elected in 2002, Brandland represented the 42nd legislative district, which includes Bellingham, Ferndale and Blaine. His current term ends in January 2011

News Briefs

Residents to receive Census forms soon • Kindergarten registration • City to host angled parking workshop • All-school softball clinic Saturday

Two Birch Bay businesses celebrate expansions

Local Coast Guard flotilla seeks citizen help

The U.S. Coast Guard is looking for local citizens to assist them in protecting the safety and security of our nation’s waterways.

Auction luncheon to benefit local women’s charities

A local non-profit organization has scheduled a luncheon and auction to benefit two local charities next week.

Several Blaine parks to receive upgrades

The Blaine parks and cemetery board is working to improve your parks and informing and updating citizens as to parks happenings.

Olympic center goes far beyond games

The Olympic coordination center, located near Bellingham International Airport, was established by the United States Department of Homeland Security in late 2009

Loomis Hall Gallery, March 12, 2010


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