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Letters to the editor: July 10, 2014


I-5 detours around Nooksack bridge in effect

Construction crews began detouring nighttime traffic around the Nooksack River bridge on I-5 on July 7.

Permits filed for new luxury spa at Semiahmoo

Speaking at a meeting of the Blaine Chamber of Commerce on July 2, community development director Michael Jones confirmed rumors that permits to construct a new destination spa on Semiahmoo spit have been filed at the city planning department.

Increased train traffic creates troubles for first responders

With flashing lights and blaring sirens, emergency vehicles can bypass traffic, run stoplights and exceed speed limits in order to save lives, but even emergency vehicles have to wait for trains at rail crossings.

Whatcom County updates EMS services

Whatcom County and the city of Bellingham have instituted changes to emergency medical response resources that will affect services in the city and the county.

Border agents arrest suspected child rapist

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents arrested a Ferndale man suspected of child rape.

Insurance now required on larger and older boats

To combat environmental problems created by sunken boats, the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has spearheaded new laws for older and larger vessels.

Big changes coming to Discovery Days festival

The 35th annual Birch Bay Discovery Days festival, taking place Saturday and Sunday, July 19 and 20, will be mixing things up this year, with some new locations and new events to complement the parade and arts and crafts festival.

Former Blaine student finds career geocaching

Alexandra Dolk first discovered geocaching by mistake, when she was still in middle school.

Blaine's Old-Fashioned Fourth of July

Northwest Ballet is coming to Blaine

The Northwest Ballet Theater (NBT) will perform a new ballet adaptation of Snow White, the old Brothers Grimm fairy tale, at the Performing Arts Center in Blaine on August 2.

Drayton Harbor Music Festival keeping jazz alive

Nick Biello, Ed Donohue and David Marriott, Jr. play a noon show in G Street Plaza.

The city is inviting residents to view the city's new architectural guidelines for downtown Blaine

City invites public to view new design standards

Haynie Opry plans George Jones tribute concert

The Haynie Opry is planning a tribute to late country legend George Jones.


Mary Louise Starr Arrington

April 20, 1934 - July 2, 2014


Police Reports: July 2 - July 8, 2014


Slam win third straight IBL championship

The Bellingham Slam has won its third straight International Basketball League (IBL) championship after putting up a dominant performance against the Vancouver Volcanoes.


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