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    Responsible pet owners can stop puppy mills

    I would like to warn readers to not put cruelty on their shopping lists this year. The holidays are a busy season for puppy sales and people need to know that when they purchase puppies over the internet, through newspaper ads, or at pet stores they are often unknowingly supporting a puppy mill.

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    More concerned about gravy train than oil trains

    Self-proclaimed stewards are making quite a commotion about the coal trains and the oil trains. It seems that they are concerned about the prospect of new, high-paying jobs, cheaper gasoline, tremendous export profits and the devastation of the Earth. On one side of the street are protestors against...

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    Congratulates Explorations on 20th anniversary

    It was heartening to learn from the front page of the Dec. 8 issue of The Bellingham Herald that our community is blessed with an exciting independent high school — Explorations Academy, which is celebrating its 20th year of serving our community.

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    Thoughts on historic immigration

    The recent series of opinions regarding illegal immigrants, deportation hearings and the terrorists involved in both Europe and North America seem to have missed a recent scientific discovery on the Columbia River named Kennewick Man. This skeleton, at over 9,000 years old, may also explain some...

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    Concerned about slaughter facility

    The only USDA slaughter facility in Whatcom County was sold on Oct. 13, 2014, according to the real estate transactions listed in the Dec. 7 edition of The Bellingham Herald. An online search of county records revealed Keizer Meats of Lynden was purchased by Cascade Food Corporation of Tacoma. Mahaboob...

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    Happy with results of legislative election

    I am pleased with the 2014 election results for the 42nd Legislative district. Voters sent three fantastic candidates to represent our values in Olympia. As a Whatcom County resident, I share their values of setting priorities and sticking with them, working together to protect our way of life, ...

  • RANTS/RAVES

    Rave: Offers thanks for medical aid

    In response to an incident experienced in September we would like to offer a very heart felt thanks to the following: The Bellingham Police Department for their prompt, efficient and professional response to our call. The fire and medic responders for their courteous and knowledgeable medical assistance...

  • RANTS/RAVES

    Rave: Transit driver goes beyond duty

    We often forget to be thankful for some of the little things that make life in our city good for all of us. As I came out of Fred Meyer on Wednesday before Thanksgiving I noticed a small Whatcom County transit bus pull up to the entrance. The driver got out, went into the store and came back with...

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    Unhappy with Obama’s policies

    In my opinion voters showed on Nov. 4 that you don’t look to Barack Obama when you need leadership. I believe Obama looked at the results of an election in which his policies were on the ballot and the acted against the will of the people. He waived his magic pen over the illegal masses and...

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    Concerned gun sales go unchecked

    I am concerned that the various state law enforcement agencies in Whatcom County are going to allow the unlawful trafficking of firearms. I’ve been reading through the text of I-594, and there are firearms that are for sale at many stores around the county. I believe people can buy these ...

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