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Letters to the Editor - May 6 - 12, 2010

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County to vote on Lincoln Road widening this Tuesday

Those wanting to have a say about a possible $3.9 million Lincoln Road improvement project will want to attend a May 11 meeting of the Whatcom County Council.

Springfest art studio tour showcases best of Blaine

Handmade jewelry, knitted hats, stained glass works, Scandinavian wet felting, and decorated functional ceramic ware are just a few of the crafts visitors will find at the Springfest art studio tour in Blaine and Birch Bay this weekend.

Voters turn down WTA tax hike

Whatcom County voters said they didn’t support a two-tenths of 1 percent tax increase that would have increased public transit service county-wide.

City council says no to train depot

With an unofficial 4-3 straw vote Monday, Blaine City Council indicated it will not be supporting a local group’s efforts to move the city’s historic train depot to a park near the end of Milhollin Drive.

DOT: Shorter waits at Marine Drive next week

Drivers can expect to see fewer delays next week as crews complete the first phase of a roundabout project at Peace Portal and Marine drives.

Retirement Lifestyles: Senior center meals provide more than just food

For many seniors and community members who frequent Blaine senior center’s daily lunch, the meals are not just satisfying nutritional requirements but connecting with friends and being part of the community.

Local author hosts book signing May 8

Local resident and writer Jeanne Halsey will be autographing copies of her self-published book.

New bird viewing shelters planned

Blaine residents will soon be able to enjoy viewing birds from new covered shelters in Marine Park.

Bicycle safety fair this Saturday

Local firefighters are gearing up for Saturday's Bicycle Safety Fair at the Blaine Elementary parking lot at the corner of H and Mitchell streets from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Need help? Hire a football player

Local residents who need heavy work done in the yard or around the house can call on the Blaine football team.

Retirement Lifestyles: Young At Heart

Here we are in the merry month of May, how wonderful! Here in the Blaine senior center, we are enjoying every minute of it. There are many things to do. There was a tremendous rummage sale to begin the month and that was enjoyed by crowds of people.

BHS to host mock DUI crash

Blaine high school will host a mock DUI crash at 1:45 p.m. Wednesday, May 12 at Blaine high school field.

Cultural unity club seeks talent

Blaine high school's Cultural Unity Club will host a cultural festival at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 27 at the Performing Arts Center and is looking for performers in the community.

Master Gardeners to host plant sale

The popular annual Master Gardener Plant Sale and Fair is scheduled for Saturday, May 8, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Hovander Homestead Park, 5299 Neilsen Rd., Ferndale.

Local group issues 2010 farm guide

Sustainable Connections recently released their 2010 Whatcom Food & Farm Finder, the region’s comprehensive guide to local food and agriculture that helps eaters hungry for where to find fresh greens and good grub.

obituaries

Paul G. Fisher

Esequiel M. Carr

Thomas “Tom” O. Reuble

Archive of Old Obituaries

sports

Blaine girls fastpitch sweeps of the week

Borderite athletes star at prestigious Oregon relays

Blaine rallies to nab post-season berth

 

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