Boarder Fence http://kplu.org en Northern border fence idea raises eyebrows along frontier http://kplu.org/post/northern-border-fence-idea-raises-eyebrows-along-frontier BLAINE, Wash. - A planning document describing possible security enhancements along our northern border is raising eyebrows both in Canada and the U.S. Most notably, the study for the Department of Homeland Security raises the idea of fencing short portions of the northern border. Some Canadians are offended by the idea. The U.S. agency is now trying to contain the negative reaction. Correspondent Tom Banse has details from Blaine, Washington.<p>I'm standing now right on the U.S.-Canada border, having approached from the U.S. side across a playground. Thu, 13 Oct 2011 16:47:41 +0000 Tom Banse 2893 at http://kplu.org Northern border fence idea raises eyebrows along frontier Feds try to tamp down fears of fence on northern border http://kplu.org/post/feds-try-tamp-down-fears-fence-northern-border <p>BELLINGHAM, Wash. &ndash; The U.S. government is considering whether to build short segments of fencing along the northern border with Canada. But the fences won&rsquo;t stretch very far.</p><p>That&rsquo;s what a U.S. Customs and Border Protection planner told a small audience gathered in Bellingham Tuesday night.</p><p> Wed, 12 Oct 2011 16:32:16 +0000 Tom Banse 2881 at http://kplu.org