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April 10, 2014


Letters to the Editor: April 10 – 16


Photo: Everything's coming up roses

Rafaela Rivera, l., transplants rose seedlings into flats at Van Wingerden Garden Center on April 8.

Committee to review proposals for vacant airport property

After waiting nearly a month for responses, the city is now reviewing qualifications documents submitted by potential developers for the Gateway property – but the application pile isn’t very deep.

City officials consider a change of name for Blaine

Welcome to Blaine Harbor.

Parks commission will decide Birch Bay park locale

For decades, Birch Bay residents have shared a goal of a county park on Birch Bay Drive with restrooms and other public facilities, but lately the groups pushing for a park have disagreed on where it should be located.

PeaceHealth facilities take precautions to keep spread of measles under control

Got a fever? Then you’re going to have to wear a mask if you go to any PeaceHealth Medical Group (PHMG) clinic or to St. Joseph Hospital.

Blaine school board director position now open

With the resignation of Blaine school board director Susan Holmes, the rest of the board is looking for her replacement.

Students show off their skills at technology conference

Blaine High School students finished strong in what turned out to be the largest Washington Technology Student Association conference in the history of the organization.

Young at Heart: April

Welcome wonderful April! We have been waiting for you to arrive.

Blaine High School student sets his sights on the skies for senior project

When it came time to design his senior project, Blaine High School senior Peter Benne found himself looking at the heavens for inspiration.

Grow a nutritious garden in a tight space using pots

Don’t let a lack of time or space get in the way of gardening your way to a healthy lifestyle.

Police say parents should talk safety

A report that a man followed and solicited a group of young girls has Blaine police encouraging parents to talk to their kids about what to do if they end up in a similar situation.

County revises marijuana ordinances

A zoning ordinance for recreational marijuana businesses in unincorporated Whatcom County got a second look from Whatcom County Council, and the revised version eased some requirements while adding others.


Softball opens league play with a win

Borderites fall to Nooksack Valley


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