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Letters to The Editor: March 3-9, 2022

The Editor: It is Sunday night and I am watching CBS 60 minutes. The closing piece was about local newspapers. For a long-time I have enjoyed my local paper, wherever I lived. In a small county on … more

Letters to The Editor: February 24-March 2, 2022

The Editor: I guess the construction of the home being built by the Freeman family is newsworthy in its unique appearance. Still, I find that choice of design that will shade and hover over its … more

Letters to The Editor: February 17-23, 2022

The Editor Could Chief Tanksley identify who he chose to voluntarily serve on the LEMART (I believe it stands for: Law Enforcement Mutual Assistance Response Team) intended to assist in … more

Letters to The Editor: February 10-16, 2022

The Editor: According to CBC reporting, 90 percent of Canadian truck drivers are Covid-19 vaccinated. Therefore the recent anti-vaxx’er support rally was weirdly misinformed. A … more

Letters to The Editor: February 3-9, 2022

The Editor: I just returned from a Saturday shopping trip to downtown Blaine. In a parking lot and on the Peace Portal Way were trucks with all sorts of flags and “Stop the Mandate” … more

Letters to The Editor: January 27-February 2, 2022

(Editor’s note: This week’s issue is the last one in which The Northern Light will accept political letters for the February 8 special election. We will continue to publish political … more

Letters to The Editor: January 20-26, 2022

The Editor: Martin Luther King Jr. famously said, “The time is always right, to do what is right.” On this, nearly all of us agree. Where we tend to drift apart, is what we think … more

Letters to The Editor: January 13-19, 2022

The Editor: I have two responses to share; first, I so agree with the remarks shared by Susan Werner in the December 30 issue regarding the contrasted reporting about Doug Ericksen and Sharon … more

Letters to The Editor: January 6-12, 2022

The Editor: The instructors of the Bellingham Sail and Power Squadron wish to thank Gordon MacGregor and the staff of Blaine Senior Center and the city of Blaine for the use of the center’s … more

Letters to The Editor: December 30, 2021-January 5, 2022

The Editor: The flag of the United States is a tangible representation of our country, and, representing the United States of America is entitled to respect. It is so entitled to respect, in fact, … more

Letters to The Editor: December 16-22, 2021

The Editor: In your front-page article, “Cross-border traffic ticks up,” you note that the U.S. border is open to Canadians and that they do not need a Covid-19 test if they remain in … more

Letters to The Editor: December 9-15, 2021

The Editor: On behalf of the Blaine Booster Club, we would like to thank the staff of The Northern Light for your contribution to the Hall of Fame. Without your support we would not be able to … more

Letters to The Editor: December 2-8, 2021

The Editor: For 18 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 18-24, 2021

The Editor: As we begin the holiday season celebrating our blessings of abundance, it is easy to forget that many individuals and families in our community struggle daily to simply put food on the … more

Letters to The Editor: November 11-17, 2021

The Editor: When I read Professor Harrell’s article in the October 21-27 edition regarding the “Challenges of Climate Change,” I think of the person who keeps crying … more

Letters to The Editor: November 4-10, 2021

The Editor: A Veterans Medical and Support Services Center is being planned for continued use of the NW Annex; former county hospital at Northwest Drive and Smith Road. Currently, it is the home … more

Letters to The Editor: October 28-November 3, 2021

The Editor: As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, we have much for which to be thankful. Just a few short months ago, we were shocked to discover that our venerable sanctuary at Trinity … more

Letters to The Editor: October 21-27, 2021

The Editor: A Fire Protection District 21 “no” vote will further deteriorate your fire and medic service. Vote “yes” on Prop 2021-9 for adequate funding for the next six … more

Letters to The Editor: October 14-20, 2021

The Editor: We’re writing in support of Colin Hawkins for Blaine City Council. We first got to know Colin through Blaine Community Theater over 20 years ago. We experienced firsthand his … more

Letters to The Editor: October 7-13, 2021

The Editor: I know that some proponents of the Birch Bay Library were disappointed that the historic Vogt house could not become the library. Zervas Architects, community members and library staff … more
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