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Letters: May 2 - May 8, 2013


Pedestrian study seeks Birch Bay volunteers

Will the new birch Bay Drive bike and pedestrian project improve the community's health?

Shellfish farm offers opportunities for education

It may not look like much, but there's more to the Beauty than meets the eye.

Whatcom County to get fourth superior court judge

Whatcom County will be getting a fourth superior court judge to help with the county's overworked case load thanks to a bill approved by the state House on April 17.

Backstage at the Border

Bellingham's Matt Rehfeldt will be performing baroque music and rock songs on an electric guitar and cello at the next Backstage at the Border event on Saturday, May 11.

H Street to be closed for two-day construction project

Stremler Gravel, under contract with the City of Blaine, will be closing H Street as part of the completion of the H Street Revitalization project that began last summer.

Man pleads guilty, sentenced to 30 days

Semiahmoo resident Lincoln Rutter pled guilty in Whatcom County Superior Court to attempting to intimidate a public servant.

Cross-Border conference aims to educate about international real estate sales

The Ferndale Chamber of Commerce (FCOC) and Silver Reef Hotel Casino Spa have come together to bring the community the first Cross-Border Expo.

Guest editorial: My reason to Relay for Life

Through its signature global event known as Relay for Life, the American Cancer Society raises funds and awareness in the battle against cancer.


In the April 25 issue of The Northern Light, we printed a letter to the editor by Suzanne Ravet in which appeared the following:

Blessing of the Fleet is a time to remember

The annual Blessing of the Fleet will be held this Sunday, May 5 at the Blaine harbormaster's building in the meeting room at 1:30 p.m.

Think green when boating

Boaters are drawn to boating for many different reasons, but I think all can agree that boating allows us to access and experience unique parts of our planet that can only be reached by water.

Luke, Knutzen throw their hats in the election ring for county council seats

The current chair of the Whatcom County Planning Commission, Michelle Luke, has announced her candidacy for Whatcom County Council District 3, position A against incumbent Carl Weimer.


Police Reports: April 25 - 30, 2013


Baseball's postseason fate depends on how they respond during key moments

The Blaine baseball team finished their regular season with no wins and twelve losses in Northwest Conference (NWC) play, but based on the 1A Northwest District Playoffs brackets the Borderites have a glimmer of hope for wins in the postseason.

Softball lighting up the field

The Blaine softball team is on a five-game winning streak, and capped their 1A regular season play with an electrifying win at Mount Baker on April 30.

Girls tennis takes a swat at Sedro-Woolley

Breakout performances from the seconds and thirds on the Blaine tennis team secured the team's second Northwest Conference (NWC) win, as the Borderites defeated Sedro-Woolley 4-3 at home.

Big wins for local youth rugby squad

The Chuckanut Bay Rugby Club's U14 team took home the B.C. Lower Mainland Rugby League Championship after a rousing win against the Vancouver Rowers Club: Rugby Section.


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