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Articles published Wed, Aug 27, 2014

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Crossword Answers: August 28, 2014


Letters to the editor: August 28 - September 3, 2014


Marine Park playground postponed until spring

Despite the contributions of some generous local donors, construction of the Marine Park playground project has been put off until next spring.

School board approves $45 million bond election

A $45 million bond to fund capital improvements at the Blaine School District is headed to voters after the school board unanimously approved the final version at their regular meeting August 25.

Shellfish harvesting ban lifted on north Whatcom County beaches

On August 22, The Whatcom County Health Department announced that biotoxin levels in northern Whatcom County had decreased, allowing some beaches to open for molluscan shellfish harvesting.

Library seminar teaches businesses to read census data

For business owners, analyzing demographic data can often be a real challenge.

New faces at Blaine School District

Blaine schools welcome new staff

Business roundup: Caroline's Closet

Caroline and Dave Winfrey have been making embroidered goods for sale out of their home in Birch Bay for going on three years now.

Gardening tips: Growing and storing spectacular dahlias

Dahlias are a signature flower here in the Northwest.

How to make your yard more environmentally friendly

It's easy to make your home more eco-friendly, and your yard is a great place to start.


Joan Mary Currie

January 9, 1932 - August 22, 2014


Police Reports: August 21 - 27, 2014


Blaine football kicks off with jamboree

The Borderites are easing into football season with a jamboree of friendly competition against local rivals at the Blaine High School stadium.

Volleyball team gets ready for new season

Like any other sport, the key to playing good volleyball is constant practice.


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