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Articles published Wed, Jul 17, 2013

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Letters to the editor: July 18 - 24, 2013

Opinion: GPT statements are misleading and half-truths


International sculpture exhibition is underway

On the rolling hills in Peace Arch State Park, two orca fins made of driftwood crest the grassy waves.

Tour de Whatcom gears up

As the best cyclists in the world near the end of the legendary Tour de France, officials and cycling enthusiasts in Whatcom County are gearing up for the 8th annual Tour de Whatcom.

New city manager brings fresh ideas to the table

The city has changed hands quietly.

Take time to discover Birch Bay's Discovery Days

It's been many years since Todd Gritch, Betty Godeck and the Birch Bay Bums (a group of enthusiastic Canadians and Americans who wanted to support Birch Bay) began their annual Dinghy Derby Race and parade through Birch Bay just for fun.

Man gets three years for giving drugs to 14-year-old girl

A Blaine man was sentenced to more than three years in prison for providing heroin and methamphetamine to a 14-year-old girl and having a relationship with her when he was 19.

Space still available in community garden

The ability to grow your own food should be a universal right, regardless of whether or not you own land.

Power from the mountains: A tour of the Skagit River Hydroelectric Project

If you've never heard of power industrialist J.D. Ross, don't feel bad - neither had I.

Summertime at Birch Bay Activity Center: Camp, workouts, classes, karate and more

The Birch Bay Activity Center (BBAC) is living up to its name this summer, as a full schedule of programs and events keeps the gym, its staff and the community bustling with activity.

Cross-Border Expo

The Blaine Chamber of Commerce participated in the Cross-Border Expo trade show at the new event center at Silver Reef Casino last month.

Mobile CSO headed to Blaine

The Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) Mobile Community Service Office (CSO) is coming to Blaine on Thursday, July 25.

CBSA seizes truck loaded with cocaine

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) seized more than 137 pounds of suspected cocaine at the Pacific Highway border crossing on June 26.

Blaine Jazz Festival draws big crowds, hosts benefit concert at Semiahmoo

Ragnar Relay returns to Blaine on July 19

Most foot races end when the sun goes down, but a race of a different sort is coming to Blaine this weekend.


Kristine Lynch

December 24, 1949 - July 6, 2013


Police Reports: July 18 - 24, 2013


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