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Local caregiver charged with assault

The license of a Blaine-area health care worker has been recalled after state health officials said she slapped the patients for whom she worked.

Blaine man sentenced in baseball bat beating

A Blaine man pleaded guilty to beating two other men after a prank got serious in Bellingham in 2008.

Canadian officer on trial for sexual assault

The B.C. Supreme Court trial of a Canadian border guard accused of sexual assault while on the job in 2007 started this week.

WTA cuts Blaine service by one-third

Following scheduled service cuts, the Whatcom Transit Authority has trimmed their Sunday service and cut their service to Blaine by one-third.

Autumn moon

North Whatcom County residents were treated to a colorful moonrise last Tuesday evening.

Birch Bay man seeks help after fire destroys home

A disabled man is looking to get back on his feet after an early morning fire destroyed his Birch Bay home.

Clothing bank seeks winter coats

St. Martin’s Clothing Bank will resume its winter hours beginning October 5. Winter hours are 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday and Friday.

Youth organization seeks mentors

Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Northwest Washington (BBBSNW) is looking for new mentors to help children in need in the upcoming school year.

Bellingham couple transforms old house into dream home

When Jeff and Carol Arvin wanted to relocate to a bigger house but couldn’t because of soaring real estate prices in 2004, they decided to try something different.

Going green doesn’t have to mean losing green

We all know we need to conserve energy, cut fuel bills, and reduce our carbon footprint, but sometimes it seems that doing good can cost you a bundle -- especially when it comes to environmentally-friendly home improvements.

September is National Ovarian Cancer Awarness Month

September marks the nationwide observance of National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, as designated by the President of the United States.

Blaine soldier to be on 60 Minutes

Blaine resident Spc. Sean Sheehey (left, bottom row) will be featured on CBS’s news program 60 Minutes on Sunday, September 26.

Birch Bay restaurant aims for high-quality comfort food

Birch Bay is home to a new restaurant whose owners say customers will experience “affordable dining at its finest.”

sports

Football: Lynden roughs up Borderites in 42-21 defeat

Cross country: Borderites rank in top five at meet

Members of Blaine’s boys’ and girls’ cross country teams ranked in the top five at Blaine’s first home meet of the season at Peace Arch State Park last week.

Tigers pounce on Borderites in 2-0 win

 

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