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    Concerned about Mideast peace

    My cousin lives in the same neighborhood and is good friends with the family of Naftali Frenkel, the American-Israeli teen who was killed. Mr. Frenkel, the CEO of Intel in Israel, worked to hire Arab Israelis into the company. Tragically, I believe collective punishment of Israelis hurts those who...

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    Questions sources for climate information

    So, a letter writer would have us believe that the "real temperature data has been fabricated" through a monolithic conspiracy of the 97 percent credible scientific climate community?

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    Supports McClure for PUD commission

    I am writing to express my support for Jeff McClure, who is running for re-election to his post as commissioner for Whatcom County PUD No. 1.

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    Suggests changes to stop violence

    I've been watching the discussions concerning our country's constant mass killings. Lots of talk on both sides of the issue, for months, even years. While we debate, discuss and even argue the 2nd Amendment issue, our citizens are dying. I think it's time we set aside our agendas, fears and stubbornness...

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    Suggests halt to Olympics spending

    Even as the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, was winding down, the destruction of large tracts in Rio de Janeiro was already well under way in preparation for the 2016 Summer Olympics. As reported by the AP in the July 16 Bellingham Herald, work isn't going very well in Rio, with construction...

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    Backs high court on Hobby Lobby

    Judging by TV sound bites and the hysterics of partisan pundits regarding the Supreme Court decision on Hobby Lobby, you might think there's a "war on women." Nothing could be further from the truth. All FDA-approved contraceptives, including those used to induce abortion, are readily available. ...

  • RANTS/RAVES

    Rant: Bellingham reader unhappy with no-price real estate ads

    One of our local Realtors has deemed it unnecessary to include prices in his real estate ads -- and unfortunately, other Realtors are following his lead.

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    Rave: Ferndale woman thankful for medical service

    A few weeks ago, due to a medical emergency, my husband John was transported to Peace Health St. Joseph's Hospital by Ferndale Fire Department. The rapid response by the North Bellingham crew, followed by the Ferndale response team, was rapid and admirable. They were courteous, professional and ...

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    Supports tax on carbon emissions

    More excitement! At the recent Citizen's Climate Lobby International Conference in Washington, D..C, a presentation was made of the study from Regional Economic Models, Inc., who examined the impact of a steadily-rising tax on carbon-based fuels (ie., coal power plants and other carbon dioxide emission...

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    Supports Sidhu for 42nd District

    We have an opportunity to elect a great state representative in the 42nd Legislative District this year. I believe Satpal Sidhu loves living here and wants to make sure our grandchildren will have a great place to live, too. He values education and was responsible for innovating a program while ...

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