Articles published Wed, Feb 8, 2012
Letters to the Editor: February 9 - February 15, 2012
Court documents show how much Homestead Northwest owes to investors
Lynden-based real estate firm Homestead Northwest owes more than four times as much as the company has in assets, recently filed court documents show.
Birding festival essay contest offers cash prizes to students
Wings Over Water NW Birding Festival (WOW) along with the Tutor Doctor and Semiahmoo Ladies Club are sponsoring an essay contest as part of the 10th annual festival to be held on Saturday, March 17, at the Blaine Middle School and Performing Arts Center.
Fire commissioners narrow field of applicants for NWFR fire chief spot
North Whatcom Fire and Rescue (NWFR) commissioners are hoping to choose a candidate as fire chief before summer arrives.
Birch Bay low-impact development plan moves on to county council
Whatcom County Council will soon decide the fate of a plan designed to encourage environmentally friendly development in the Birch Bay area, in the face of continuing opposition from local environmental groups.
Local photographer discusses life, photography in Blaine
Local photographer David Riffle has been a consistent provider of wildlife and landscape photography for The Northern Light for these past few years, but has recently left this area to travel Europe with his wife.
Active Seniors Special Section: Volunteers needed at Stafholt center
Blaine’s Good Samaritan Society - Stafholt is looking for volunteers to spend time with residents.
Young at Heart: February 2012
February may be short in days, but it is long in greatness of heart and rich in the many occasions for celebrations.
Two firefighters injured in ambulance accident in south Birch Bay
An accident in south Birch Bay last week sent three people, two of them from Blaine, to the hospital and totaled a North Whatcom Fire and Rescue (NWFR) ambulance.
U. S. Border Patrol Report
The U.S. Border Patrol report for January 23 through January 27
Vera Dolores (Carter) Williams: January 30, 1927 - January 28, 2012
Vera Dolores Williams passed away Saturday evening, January 30, 2012, at Oak Valley Hospital in Oakdale, CA where she had been living the past three years.
Police Reports: February 1 - February 6, 2012
Police reports for the Blaine Police Department for February 1 through February 6, 2012
Borderites end postseason drought
The Blaine girls’ basketball team is headed to the postseason for the first time in five years, and thanks to two crucial victories this week, they will enjoy an advantageous second-place seeding.
Blaine wrestlers nab second at tourney
Blaine scored 249.5 points to take home a second-place team finish at the Class 2A Sub Regional Tournament at Squalicum High School on February 3-4.
Boys end season with two losses
The boys’ basketball squad ended their season with a pair of losses, falling 56-44 against top-ranked Lynden on Thursday, February 2, and losing 52-58 against Nooksack Valley on Monday, February 6.