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Letters to the Editor - September 9-15, 2010


Birch Bay girl, 14, still missing

Officials say Kelsey Scott is believed to have run away with her boyfriend.

Birch Bay man’s home destroyed by fire

A handicapped man in Birch Bay is homeless after his home was destroyed in a fire Friday, September 3.

Study finds Blaine, Birch Bay popular tourism sites

The most visited destination in Whatcom County is Bellis Fair Mall in Bellingham, according to a tourism study commissioned by Bellingham Whatcom County Tourism (BWCT).

Man robs Birch Bay garage sale

Whatcom County sheriff’s deputies arrested 18-year-old Zach Tufts on Sunday on suspicion of stealing money from a garage sale in Birch Bay.


Onlookers were treated to a beautiful sunset at Semiahmoo last weekend.

Birch Bay water useage lower than previous year

A July with no rain did not stop the Birch Bay community from keeping water usage levels below the desired amount for the summer season.

Land trust preserves 41 acres of California Creek

Forty-one acres of forests and wetlands near California Creek in Custer are now under the protection of the Whatcom Land Trust (WLT).

Community bike ride this Saturday

The Northwest Park and Recreation District 2 has scheduled an all-ages community bike ride from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, September 11 beginning in Birch Bay.

Gourmet food shop to open in Loomis Hall

Blaine artist Peg Cutting said she will open Tabletop Shoppe on September 14 at Loomis Hall Gallery at 288 Martin Street in Blaine.

Koster to speak in Blaine Sept. 16

Republican U.S. representative candidate John Koster will be available for a question and answer forum from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, September 16 at the Blaine Senior Center.

Sage Butterfly to host yoga classes

Birch Bay resident Maureen Kelly will soon be offering multiple fitness classes at Loomis Hall Gallery in Blaine beginning September 14.

Boys & Girls Club to offer tutoring

The Blaine Boys & Girls Club of Blaine will be offering inexpensive after-school tutoring for Blaine primary, elementary and middle school students.

Take advantage of EnergyStar incentives

Since President Obama took office, several new incentives have been put in place for homeowners looking to increase energy efficiency and reduce the overall environmental footprints of their homes.

Washingtonians use less energy

Washingtonians consume the 22nd-lowest amount of energy per person nationwide, according to the new website


Borderites don’t drop ball, roll past Jugglers

Perhaps Blaine head football coach Jay Dodd may have sounded a bit unapologetic about his 2010 Borderite team throughout spring and summer turnouts.

Lyncs claw win away from Borderites 3-1 at Pipeline

Six more shots on goal could not counter the effect of four offside calls against the lady Borderites soccer team as they fell 3-1 in their season opener to Lynden Christian (LC) at the pipline fields.


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