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Letters to The Editor: June 29-July 5, 2023

The Editor: At least a couple of decades ago I was part of a downtown design committee under the planning commission that spent more than $10,000 on consultants. We met at least monthly for a … more

Letters to The Editor: June 22-28, 2023

The Editor: I am greatly disturbed by the placing of these stop signs. I understand what the planning department, is trying to do – make the main course of traffic go to a roundabout where … more

Letters to The Editor: June 15-21, 2023

The Editor: My family has several reasons to be thankful to PeaceHealth St. Joe’s. Dr. James Douglas and Dr. Don McAfee are two of them. My dad had congenital heart defects but that … more

Letters to The Editor: June 8-14, 2023

The Editor: True, not all guns are military grade. General and former President Dwight D. Eisenhower said in 1953, “Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired … more

Letters to The Editor: June 1-7, 2023

The Editor: The careful planning of traffic control measures is essential to ensure road safety and efficient traffic flow. However, the proposal to install stop signs on an uphill blind curve, … more

Letters to The Editor: May 25-31, 2023

The Editor: I write in response to Ms. Starr’s letter about the military-grade gun ban. Her letter contains misinformation about these guns. I’ve no idea what she means by a … more

Letters to The Editor: May 11-17, 2023

The Editor: With just over a year under my belt in 1994, as a police officer in St. Louis with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, I remember receiving the information I never wanted … more

Letters to The Editor: May 4-10, 2023

The Editor: Across the country and in communities around Whatcom County, public employees serve and protect us every day. Throughout the year, but especially during Public Service Recognition … more

Letters to The Editor: April 27-May 3, 2023

The Editor: Driving by the senior center, I was excited to see the new golden siding on the building front. It looked really well with the white and gray trim and gave the building some snap. … more

Letters to The Editor: April 20-26, 2023

The Editor: This letter is in response to D. Brady Green’s letter to the editor in the April 13-19 issue of The Northern Light. Social security works by taxing today’s income … more

Letters to The Editor: April 13-19, 2023

The Editor: When describing Social Security (SS) and Medicare programs we see the term “entitlement.” This is very misleading.  Entitlement is defined as “one inherently … more

Letters to The Editor: April 6-12, 2023

The Editor: Regarding the article in the March 30 issue of The Northern Light about probable staff layoffs in Blaine school district’s 2023-24 school year, it would be a great loss to our … more

Letters to The Editor: March 30-April 5, 2023

The Editor: March 17-19, 2023 marked the 20th annual Wings Over Water Northwest Birding Festival. Hundreds of people from the Puget Sound region, Lower Mainland B.C. as well as from around the … more

Letters to The Editor: March 23-29, 2023

Comments on the website… I may be stumbling in the sentence structure here, but are the Seafood Producers Cooperative contending that they’ve been on the “frontlines of ... … more

Letters to The Editor: March 16-22, 2023

The Editor: Wow, what a showing from our Whatcom County basketball teams at the state tournament in Yakima!  First of all, being a lifelong Borderite, I have to say congratulations to … more

Letters to The Editor: March 9-15, 2023

The Editor: Our nation’s budget should reflect the concerns of its citizens. As citizens we are greatly concerned about recent increases in violence, atrocities and human suffering around … more

Letters to The Editor: March 2-8, 2023

The Editor: Although we are only part-time residents, we are happy to support and glad that there is a local newspaper that we can read online to see what’s happening in our favorite little … more

Letters to The Editor: February 23-March 1, 2023

The Editor: Wondering why the Blaine Harbor Music Festival evening performances are not showcased at the Blaine Harbor music shell? The weather is beautiful in July, sunsets are late, the … more

Letters to The Editor: February 16-22, 2023

The Editor: I really enjoyed Jonathan Hall’s article “Glacial ice sheet that covered Blaine leaves remnants” on the opinion page of the February 2 issue. I have always … more

Letters to The Editor: February 2-8, 2023

The Editor: “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, … more
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