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Letters to the Editor: September 1 - September 8, 2011

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H Street improvements irk one Blaine couple

The recently completed H Street project may have smoothed the stretch just east of the Cost Cutter shopping center and added a center turn lane, but the upgrades have also ruffled the feathers of one Blaine couple.

New H Street sees increased speeding

Blaine police have seen an increase in resident complaints about vehicles speeding on H Street and are stepping up patrols in the area to try to combat the problem.

Trillium Corp. defaults on handful of Semiahmoo-area properties

Bellingham-based Trillium Corp. will hand over control of a handful of properties in west Blaine after defaulting on a multimillion dollar loan.

State test scores show improvement across levels at most Blaine schools

Recently released state test scores paint a generally positive picture of Blaine’s schools, though the Blaine school district as a whole failed to meet federal standards in reading established by the No Child Left Behind Act.

CJ’s Beach House to close September 10

The management of CJ’s Beach House in Birch Bay have announced the restaurant will be closing its doors effective September 10.

Young at Heart: Senior center moves into fall

Here we are, September once again. What a refreshing summer we had at our Blaine Senor Community Center with the Peace Arch and Hovander parks and Blaine center picnics and those very interesting tours of our Blaine community.

A day at the farm

Photographer David Riffle writes: “Our grandsons (Aidan & Kian) were visiting us this weekend from Coquitlam, B.C., and we took them to meet Ron Snyder and Cathy Taggett at their home.

U.S. Border Patrol Report

The U.S. Border Patrol Report for August 12 through August 25

obituaries

Norma Holmes: January 1, 1947 – August 23, 2011

police

Police Reports: August 24 - August 30, 2011

Police reports from the Blaine Police Department for August 24 through August 30, 2011

sports

Price, improved defense lead Borderite hopes for 2011

With the memory of the sublime and surreal results of the 2010 season still seared on their minds, the Borderite football team is prepared to embark on its 2011 campaign.

Borderite soccer team enters season with balanced line-up

Blaine’s girls’ soccer head coach Dan Steelquist doesn’t lament the loss of his top seniors as his Borderites enter the 2011 season. This year, he sees the possibility of goals from a variety of players.

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State test scores show improvement across most Blaine schools

Recently released state test scores paint a generally positive picture of Blaine’s schools, though the Blaine school district as a whole failed to meet federal standards in reading established by the No Child Left Behind Act.

 

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