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Letters to The Editor: June 6-12, 2024

The Editor : The Blaine school district is in the process of cutting an additional $2.5 million in funds after last year’s devastating budget cuts. This leaves our community’s kids … more

Letters to The Editor: May 30-June 5, 2024

The Editor: I was dismayed to read the article: “CDC to put tight restrictions on dogs traveling across the border.” As a new resident of Blaine, this was disappointing news. When I … more

Letters to The Editor: May 23-29, 2024

The Editor: Thank you for the excellent article “CDC to put tight restrictions on dogs traveling across the border.” I beg you to keep following up on this crazy plan from the CDC. … more

Letters to The Editor: May 16-22, 2024

The Editor: I am writing again to commend you for your excellent coverage, this time the finessed departure of Jon Hutchings, the former Whatcom County public works director. All I know about … more

Letters to The Editor: May 9-15, 2024

The Editor: The parents of Blaine High School’s class of 2024 have been working diligently to ensure our students have a “safe and sober” graduation night celebration. … more

Letters to The Editor: May 2-8, 2024

The Editor: Like many school districts, our district faces budget cuts this spring. There are four main reasons for this in Blaine. First, approximately 85 percent of our school district’s … more

Letters to The Editor: April 25-May 1, 2024

The Editor: If one doubts the power and reach of local, independent journalism, look no further than The Northern Light . On April 21, the Mount Baker Foundation (MBF) hosted a ‘Share … more

Letters to The Editor: April 18-24, 2024

The Editor: After reading The Northern Light article regarding the missing child, Rajan Chand, I find a couple of things troubling in the reporting. The article states that on December 29, … more

Letters to The Editor: April 4-10, 2024

The Editor: The Blaine High School Theatre Arts program is presenting another delightful musical. This spring’s offering by our talented and hard-working students will be “Mamma … more

Letters to The Editor: March 21-27, 2024

The Editor: The Blaine Food Bank is proud to partner with Washington State Department of Health and welcome their “Care-a-Van” free immunization clinic on Friday, March 29 from 9 … more

Letters to The Editor: March 14-20, 2024

The Editor: Looking out the window, it is hard to believe that our annual Blaine Scholarship Foundation golf tournament is just three months (and small change) away – Saturday, June 1. We … more

Letter to The Editor: March 7-13, 2024

The Editor: On behalf of Valley Church in Blaine, we would like to thank the following people for their unrelenting support of the Blaine Community Services Outreach: • Carroll Solomon … more

Letters to The Editor: February 29-March 6, 2024

The Editor: I got up last Thursday morning and went outside in our backyard for our morning coffee. All of a sudden I heard a “meow meow.” Where was that sound coming from? I … more

Letters to The Editor: February 22-28, 2024

The Editor: Thank you for your participation in the electoral process during the February special election.The latest voting results show voters are approving Blaine school district’s … more

Letters to The Editor: January 25-31, 2024

The Editor: Your “yes” vote is crucial in supporting the continuation of the Blaine-Birch Bay Park and Recreation District 2 levy initiative this February, and here’s why. … more

Letters to The Editor: January 18-24, 2024

The Editor: Thank you to The Northern Light for publishing in last week’s issue an article about the Port of Bellingham’s request for public comment regarding its updated Blaine … more

Letters to The Editor: January 11-17, 2024

The Editor: The Washington State Growth Management Act (GMA) is a law that requires state and local governments to manage Washington’s growth by identifying and protecting critical areas … more

Letters to The Editor: January 4-10, 2024

The Editor: I’d like to express my gratitude for the Birch Bay Activity Center. Residents of Blaine as well as non-residents are blessed to have so many activities to choose from. … more

Letters to The Editor: December 21-27, 2023

The Editor: CAP’s Blaine/Birch Bay Community Toy Store welcomed parents from 120 families last week who came to shop for Christmas gifts for their children at drastically discounted … more

Letters to The Editor: December 7-13, 2023

The Editor: As an impoverished border town with nothing to do or see, longtime Blaine residents have apparently adopted a losing mindset, one where they are resolved to that longstanding … more
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