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Articles published Wed, Mar 6, 2013

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Letters to the editor: March 7 - 14, 2013


Survivor steps up to raise money for cancer research

It all started with bruises that just wouldn't heal.

Business is booming in Blaine and Birch Bay

The Peace Arch Business Center offers multiple business services and a strategic location near the Canadian border for start-up businesses, home-based businesses and foreign-owned businesses that seek a physical U.S. presence.

Daylight Savings Time is here!

Time skips ahead on Sunday, March 10 as the majority of the U.S. begins observing Daylight Saving Time.

Whatcom County Sheriff partners with U.S. Marshals

Drug deals, violence and murder.

Wings Over Water festival takes flight for 11th year

Birding is one of America's fastest growing outdoor activities, and Blaine and Birch Bay, which are located on the "Pacific Flyway," are considered to be one of the country's premier bird viewing areas.

Via reopens

Co-owner Jefferson Oh, l., and manager Steve Hendricks greet the first customers at Via Birch Bay Cafe after it reopened on March 1.

Don't break your mom's video game

In a bizarre role-reversal that ended with an arrest, a 37-year-old Birch Bay mother was allegedly provoked into a murderous rage when her 17-year-old son broke her video game.

Blaine groups fundraise for Blaine Pavilion

A contingent of community groups have gathered together and started raising funds for a new covered pavilion that will be attached to the Blaine Community Center.

State begins investigation of toxins at Westman Marine site

The Washington Department of Ecology (DOE) and the Port of Bellingham are entering into a legal agreement to investigate contamination at the Westman Marine site in Blaine.

Visual display contest for students

Blaine students have an opportunity to win a Kindle Fire or a season ticket to the Birch Bay Waterslides by creating a visual display with the theme "Watch Over Wildlife."


Police Reports: February 27 - March 6, 2013


Blaine athletics are swinging into spring

The smack of baseballs hitting leather heralded the beginning of Blaine school district's busy spring sports season, as all eight sports teams began practice last week.


Semiahmoo courts potential buyer once again


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