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Letters to The Editor: November 30-December 6, 2023

The Editor: For 20 years I have had the privilege of working for the Thanksgiving Basket program. This program would not be possible without the support of the following community members. … more

Letters to The Editor: November 23-29, 2023

The Editor: As we begin this holiday season celebrating our blessings of abundance, it is so easy to forget that far too many individuals and families in our community struggle daily to simply … more

Letters to The Editor: November 16-22, 2023

The Editor: In a letter in your November 9-15 issue, one of our community members voiced alarm about fishing they thought was unusual and shared concern that people were trying to “clean … more

Letters to The Editor: November 9-15, 2023

The Editor:  I am writing this letter with intention to let Birch Bay residents to know I am not the only one to be stunned by what’s going on out there where we live. Do you see all … more

Letters to The Editor: October 26-November 1, 2023

Editor’s note: The Northern Light does not publish political support letters the week before an election. No political letters will be accepted for the November 2 issue.  The Editor: … more

Letters to the Editor, October 19, 2023

The Editor: Public safety, stewardship of our land, respecting taxpayer dollars and promoting living wage jobs are issues voters care about, not just currently but throughout election cycles for … more

Letters to The Editor: October 12-18, 2023

The Editor: Who should be your next Whatcom County Sheriff? Present Whatcom County Undersheriff Doug Chadwick or present Blaine city Police Chief Donnell Tanksley? The position of county sheriff … more

Letters to The Editor: October 5-11, 2023

The Editor: Wow! What a beautiful wedding we had for my daughter and fiancé on September 23. Thank you so much Tom and Shelley Johnson for the generous use of your home, the incredible … more

Letters to The Editor: September 28-October 4, 2023

The Editor:  I am one of many Whatcom County Council District 5 residents who have awaited the opportunity to replace incumbent councilmember Ben Elenbaas with someone who will truly … more

Letters to The Editor: September 21-27, 2023

The Editor: On August 12, 2019, Family Care Network published their proposal for the Blaine medical facility. What was proposed and would be built was a great facility. The staffing and lab … more

Letters to The Editor: September 14-20, 2023

The Editor:  Campaign signs are going up. The November elections are coming up. For many people the response is to think political, but this election is about us. The county council … more

Letters to The Editor: September 7-13, 2023

The Editor: Ahoy there, good citizens of Blaine! In case you have wondered whether ‘tis true or not, pirates are indeed alive and well in Drayton Harbor. Yes, with all the crab they steal … more

Letters to The Editor: July 24-30, 2023

The Editor: I want to highlight an important issue that impacts all Whatcom County citizens that was just debated by the county council: Electing vs. appointing the county sheriff.  … more

Letters to The Editor: August 17-23, 2023

The Editor: How Birch Bay’s registered voter residents get to decide on incorporation is important.  In 2008 the feasibility study that’s often cited by the Political … more

Letters to The Editor: August 10-16, 2023

The Editor: The Friends of the Blaine Library continue to remain active in their support of the Blaine Library and wish to thank all who came out to their annual July 4 Blowout Book Sale. Final … more

Letters to The Editor: August 3-9, 2023

The Editor: The Birch Bay Chamber of Commerce (BBCC) was contacted in early 2022 regarding the sign located at Bell Road and Peace Portal Drive. There was interest in who owned it and how it … more

Letters to The Editor: July 27-August 2, 2023

The Editor: Beautiful Northwest Washington! How wonderful to be living here where it is relatively cool, and happily not suffering from forest fire smoke, so far. What are climate … more

Letters to The Editor: July 20-26, 2023

The Editor: Did you know Whatcom Transportation Authority (WTA) Paratransit is now serving all of Blaine? This means if you are unable to drive, but have appointments or would like to shop … more

Letters to The Editor: July 13-19, 2023

The Editor: When you cast your vote for a Whatcom County councilmember, you don’t exactly expect them to show up at your door the next time you’re sick. But councilmember Kathy … more

Letters to The Editor: July 6-12, 2023

The Editor: Blaine citizens, 50 and over, we owe a huge thank you and debt of gratitude to the new center director, Pete Nelson. What wonderful and wonderful changes he has brought to an … more
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