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Letters to the editor, August 13- August 19

The Editor: It’s always with amusement I find that letters in favor of the Gateway terminal come from people who do not live near the railroad tracks or coastline area. Enough … more

Letters to the editor, August 6- August 13

The Editor: Summer is quickly drawing to a close and the 2015-16 school year is on the horizon. Even though school is still a few weeks away, the Blaine school district Family … more

Letters to the editor, July 31- August 5

The Editor: Why would anyone vote for Gary Jensen for Port of Bellingham commissioner? I can only think of reasons why not to vote for him, some of which are: In the … more

Letters to the editor, July 23- July 29

The Editor: The family of Collin Miller would like to thank all those who helped when he hit a bump in the sidewalk and sustained a compound fracture of his right arm two hours after … more

Letters to the editor, July 16- July 22

The Editor: In order to teach our children civic responsibilities they will need to witness and understand the importance of exercising the right to vote. When the future of who our … more

Letters to the editor, July 9- July 15

The Editor: Another fabulous 4th in Blaine! Western Display Fireworks put on a great show over the harbor and we must have the best parade in NW Washington! Sincere thanks go our … more

Letters to the editor, July 2- July 8

The Editor: A speech and book review by David Suzuki recently in Bellingham inspired me to write about a subject that is close to my heart: the earth’s ecological imbalance and the … more

Letters to the editor, June 25- July 1

The Editor: I am concerned there is a war going on against working people in Washington. The Gateway project is in the middle of preparing an environmental impact statement, but the … more

Letters to the editor, June 18- June 24

The Editor: I must admit to being over 80. WWII was the focus of my grade school days. With politically active parents making me aware, the Cold War, Nuremberg, Joe McCarthy and … more

Letters to the editor, June 11- June 17

The Editor: This is for the lady who yelled, “Why does it matter?” when she overheard me telling two kids that they were riding their bicycles on the wrong side of the road. … more

Letters to the editor, June 4- June 10

The Editor: SSA/PIT’s plans for a coal shipping terminal (GPT) at Cherry Point will, indeed, be a “game-changer,” one that creates wealth for a few, while residents of Whatcom … more

Letters to the editor, May 28- June 3

The Editor: On behalf of Drayton Harbor Maritime (DHM), a maritime heritage 501(c)3 non-profit organization and its board of directors, I want to again say thank you to the Semiahmoo … more

Letters to the editor, May 21- May 27

The Editor: The Blaine Food Bank and our volunteers would like to give a big “Thank You” to both Blaine and Custer post office employees during the USPS’ annual Stamp Out … more

Letters to the editor, May 14- May 20

Publisher Note: In the May 7 issue of The Northern Light, a letter written by Christine Westland addressed, in part, the health hazards of coal particles that are inhaled into our … more

Letters to the editor, May 7- May 13

The Editor: I take issue with Blaine City Council. I was asked to remove my “Turn of the Century, Antiques are Duty Free” sign from the tree in front of my building. I’ve been … more

Letters to the editor, April 30- May 6

The Editor: Do you love the beautiful Blaine environment as much as we do? But have you ever been walking along the beach, neighborhoods or parking lots and been a bit disappointed … more

Letters to the Editor, April 23- April 29

The Editor: The Gateway terminal is a game-changer for Whatcom County. If you take the time to listen to the facts and not the fear mongering, you will see that this industry will … more

Letters to the editor, April 16- April 22

The Editor: Thank you once again to all the people who brought their “junk” so that others could find their treasure. The Blaine Community/Senior Center held its annual rummage … more

Letters to the editor, April 9- April 15

The Editor: I just wanted to say a big thank you to Ken Hull over at Kenny’s Materials on Lincoln Road here in Blaine. Kenny loaded my driveway with some fill back … more

Letters to the Editor: April 2–8, 2015

The Editor: We human beings have such short memories, and our need to have immediate financial gratification puts blinders on us. Hanford is one of the largest and most difficult … more
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