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Letters to the editor: August 21-27, 2014


Blaine residents to open Bellingham performing arts school

Until recently, Whatcom County dancers and musicians seeking a world-class performing arts school would have to commute to Seattle or Vancouver.

Locals raise money to prevent park delay

Residents are attempting to raise $50,000 in two weeks to make the Marine Park playground a reality for autumn.

Campfires now allowed in Western Washington

The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced August 15 that it is adjusting the statewide burn ban initiated on August 11.

County and city police officers step up DUI patrols

Police forces throughout Whatcom and San Juan counties are intent on stopping and discouraging driving under the influence.

Driver crashes into library wall

An errant driver put a hole in the wall of the Blaine Public Library on August 13.

Boys & Girls Club switching to fall hours

The Blaine branch of the Boys & Girls Club of Whatcom County will be changing its schedule in response to the upcoming start of the school year.

Shellfish harvesters: know before you dig

Joshua Leinbach, an environmental health specialist with the Whatcom County Health Department (WCHD), knows why it√Ęs critical that recreational shellfish harvesters are aware that a beach has been closed to harvesting.

Fire district, county to distribute tsunami flyers in Birch Bay and Blaine

In response to concerns from local citizens, North Whatcom Fire and Rescue (NWFR) has begun distributing flyers with information on tsunami readiness to Birch Bay and Blaine.

The 2014 Northwest Washington Fair, August 11-16

Blaine Church finds new pastor

After a long stretch without a permanent pastor, Blaine's United Church of Christ (UCC) has finally found someone to fill the position.

Chums of Terrell Creek offer workshop

A free workshop for Whatcom County residents interested in helping clean up the Terrell Creek watershed will be held at the new Birch Bay Bible Community Church on Thursday, August 21 at 6:30 p.m.


Edgar Fredrick Falck

September11, 1915 - August 5, 2014


Police Reports: August 13 - 17, 2014


Blaine PONY baseball team puts together a winning season

After stitching together a ragtag team of kids and receiving help from community members to buy equipment, the first Blaine PONY-13 baseball team in several years came together to win 21 out of 32 games over the summer season.


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