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Letters to the editor: December 6 - December 12, 2012


Coast Salish hosts second annual winter arts festival

The Lummi Gateway Center will continue its second annual Coast Salish Winter Festival arts and crafts market on Saturday, December 8 and 15.

Semiahmoo Resort proceeds with shutdown

December 1 has come and gone, and with it came what some have called "the end of an era" as the Semiahmoo Resort shut its doors on a long and storied history.

County proposes new jail site to be in Ferndale

County residents had varied and passionate reactions to the recommendation of a site for the new jail, and voiced their concerns at a crowded Whatcom County Council meeting on Tuesday, December 4.

Birch Bay Water Sewer District plans facility upgrades

Proposed upgrades that will make a big difference in the capacity and operations of the Birch Bay Water Sewer District's (BBWSD) wastewater facility are in the works.

Flooding on Birch Bay Drive

A super tide on Tuesday, December 4, caused flooding on Birch Bay Drive at its intersection with Alderson Road.

Holiday concert to benefit 2013 Blaine Jazz Camp

Get yourself into the holiday spirit by attending a holiday benefit concert featuring the popular and well-known pianist Jon Mutchler on Sunday.

Bay Cafe hosts Angel Tree

The holiday season can be a tough time for many families, especially those who are in financial distress.

Santa Claus is coming to town Dec. 15

North Whatcom Fire and Rescue (NWFRS) will be working with the Whatcom County Sheriff's Office for "Project Santa," an annual event that benefits children and families in need.

He sweeps, he scores!

For the first time, Birch Bay residents will be able to celebrate the New Year with some friendly international broom hockey competition.

Ferndale Gateway Pacific Terminal meeting draws a mixed crowd

Opponents of the coal terminal showed up in force at the Gateway Pacific Terminal scoping meeting at the Ferndale Events Center on Thursday, November 29.

Students to hit the slopes with Winter Ride

Blaine students will be shredding the slopes of Mt. Baker this winter, thanks to the Winter Ride program.

Young at Heart: A visitor's guide to activities at the Blaine Senior Center

Suppose you are a newcomer and decide to visit the Blaine Senior/Activity Center.


Border Patrol: November 1 - November 23, 2012


Girls basketball starts season strong, 3-0

The girls basketball team sailed past Sedro-Woolley and Mount Baker to an authoritative 3-0 record Monday, putting them in a good position to take on Ferndale this Friday.

Borderite boys have mixed start, holding at 1-2 after opening games

It's been a decidedly mixed start to the boys basketball season.

Blaine wrestlers muscle their way to first place at Mariner Holiday Classic

From the curtain jerker to the final match, Blaine wrestlers proved all-powerful at the Mariner Holiday Classic at Everett High School on Saturday, December 1.


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