Blaine Archives - Salish Current

Library … plus: today’s version provides much more than books

February 27, 2024
Adam M. Sowards

The new Mount Vernon Commons will open its library this summer  with meeting spaces, a commercial kitchen, parking and library services housed in a cutting-edge building.

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Keep our waterfronts working

October 10, 2023
Dan Tucker

Commentary: A coalition of businesses, organizations and individuals is against changes to regulations as a solution to issues related to water-reliant commercial activity on Whatcom’s waterfronts.

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House-building is booming in Blaine

March 16, 2023
Kai Uyehara

Who’s building, who’s buying and who’s left out as construction takes off?

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Schools assess safety protocols after shootings, threats

June 17, 2022
Kenneth Duncan

Recent school shootings and threats have renewed concern over safety — and impact on students’ mental health.

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Broadband’s coming but cost, quality still in question

March 4, 2022
Chris O'Neill

Two years of pandemic isolation not only revealed how important internet connectivity is in today’s world but also exposed the stark divide between those with service and those without. Now, the task of providing reliable, low-cost internet service continues.

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Community Voices / New police laws will make our communities safer

August 3, 2021
Sen. Liz Lovelett, Rep. Debra Lekanoff and Rep. Alex Ramel

In response to “a clear call” for reforms in criminal justice and police accountability, Washington’s state legislature responded with several new laws. Now, 40th District legislators say they believe there has been some misinterpretation of the new laws, and hope that lawmakers and law enforcement agencies will continue to work to implement the new laws in good faith.

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In Whatcom’s 42nd Legislative District, a series of changes is turning election tides

March 3, 2021
Matt Benoit

Gains in voter support made by local Democrats in recent years may be due to demographic shifts caused by a wide variety of trends in who lives here, how they work and how each political party gets its messages out.

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