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Letters to the editor, February 19-February 25

The Editor: Staff and patrons of the Blaine school district have learned that the recently proposed capital projects bond initiative has seen greater than a 70 percent approval rate. … more

Letters to the editor, February 12- February 18

The Editor: The U.S., Canada and Mexico have the largest proven oil and gas reserves in the world, and under the NAFTA free trade agreement, must and do price their oil to each other … more

Letters to the editor: February 5- February 11

The Editor: A wide range of businesses and people studied the GPT proposal and reached the same conclusion as the Lummi Nation – GPT is unworthy of … more

Letters to the Editor: February 3, 2015

The Editor: I am writing this letter to highly endorse the February 2015 Blaine replacement bond proposal, which will address the facility needs in the Blaine elementary, … more

Letters to the Editor: February 2, 2015

The Editor: Why should people living in Birch Bay vote “Yes” for the Blaine school capital bond? Fixing what’s broken is what this capital bond is about. It … more

Letters to the editor, January 29- February 4

The Editor: Why are voters being asked to fund a $4M expansion of eight classrooms to the primary school on the Blaine campus when the 2010 U.S. Census for Birch Bay records a … more

Letters to the Editor: January 22-28, 2015

The Editor: It’s been said many times, “It takes a village to raise a child.” This is a truism that is relevant today in our community. The village is Birch Bay, Point Roberts, … more

Letters to the Editor: January 15 - 21, 2015

The Editor: Soon we will have the opportunity to support Blaine school district in undertaking important and long overdue improvements to some of its … more

Letters to the Editor: January 8 – 14, 2015

The Editor: We have once again reached our Christmas challenge’s matching goal of $25,000. The Blaine Food Bank volunteers humbly thank all the generous people of Blaine, Custer … more

Letters to the Editor: January 1-7, 2015

The Editor: On December 26, 2004 my wife and I survived the 2004 Asian Tsunami. Our boat driver, who stood only 10 feet away from me, did not survive, along with 230,000 souls. To … more

Letters to the Editor: December 18 - 30, 2014

The Editor: To all who have returned a peace sign, smile or wave, my heart is warmer for you having crossed my path. For the past seven years, part of my job was getting our students … more

Letters to the Editor: December 11 - 17, 2014

The Editor: I have been feeding Anna’s hummingbirds for three years. Four are visiting my feeders on Pipeline Road. One is a male and the other three appear to be … more

Letters to the Editor: December 4 - 10, 2014

The Editor: With all of the environmental concerns in Whatcom County, I have to mention the wintering Anna’s hummingbird. I moved from eastern Washington to Blaine, and what a … more

Letters to the Editor: November 27 - December 3, 2014

The Editor: This is in response to Donna Starr’s letter in last week’s issue of The Northern Light. I totally agree with her opinion, but there is an error in the medical facts. … more

Letters to the Editor: November 20 - 26, 2014

The Editor: Thank you, Darin Detwiller, for revisiting your E. coli tragedy. You understand the dangers of food-borne pathogens and physical contact with pathogens. People need to … more

Letters to the Editor: November 13 - 19, 2014

The Editor: I am so grateful the community decided to leave Blaine’s name as is. Blaine Harbor was a pretty poor choice of names. Blaine Harbor sounds like a place where Buffalo … more

Letters to the Editor: November 6–12, 2014

The Editor: On September 25 the Blaine Elementary School PTO held its 18th annual walk-a-thon. The kids had so much fun walking and running! Our local Little Caesars was very … more

Letters to the Editor: October 30 – November 5, 2014

The Editor: Forty years ago I chose Blaine as a place to start my practice. I chose it not because it had a catchy or cute name but because it was a great place to conduct a business … more

Letters to the Editor: October 23 - 29, 2014

The Editor: The need is great. The need is now. Are the communities of Birch Bay, Blaine and Custer up for a challenge? Blaine Food Bank (BFB) has an incredible opportunity. If BFB … more

Letters to the Editor: October 16 – 22, 2014

The Editor: Why not help your town while you can? As a tourist-related business in the downtown core, I know in my heart that this will help our downtown and city … more
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