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Guest Editorial: Veterans Day, a time to remember the ones who have gone before

There was a time when Veterans Day was just another day off for me.

Letters to the Editor: November 8 - November 14, 2012


Signed, sealed and delivered: The 2012 election

Local voters in Blaine, Birch Bay and Point Roberts pretty much mirrored the nation Tuesday with 50.8 percent casting their ballot to re-elect Barack Obama as President of the United States.

Whatcom man convicted of animal cruelty

Kenneth Martin Cassell has been convicted of three counts of animal cruelty in the second degree and one count of violating the Washington State dog breeding law.

Community Assistance Program begins preparations for Thanksgiving baskets, urges families to sign up

What's Thanksgiving without a turkey?

Shellfish harvesting now allowed

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) upgraded the recreational harvest status of local beaches on November 1.

Holiday traffic expected to cause extended weekend border delays

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is reminding drivers planning to cross the border this weekend to be prepared for holiday traffic.

Bank teller charged with theft

A Whatcom County bank teller was charged with six counts of first-degree theft for stealing nearly $153,000 from an elderly Blaine woman, most of which was spent in casinos.

Blaine infant in critical condition

On October 31, an unresponsive Blaine infant was admitted to PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham with head and brain injuries.

Clothing bank needs support

St. Martin's Clothing Bank (SMCB) is in dire need of volunteers to assist by receiving and distributing clean, gently used, free clothing to clients.

Wes Thompson: Blaine native reflects on service in Marine Corps, time at war, and helping other veterans

Wes Thompson was born to be a Marine.

Clayton Swansen: Blaine native finds purpose through the military, redirects a drifting life through his service

At 21 years old, Clayton Swansen was drifting.

Show your respect for country, veterans by following flag etiquette

Veterans Day is a perfect time to show your patriotism by flying the American flag.

The Tooth Fairy

Dan Persse, of Blaine Elementary School, fulfilled a bet to his students by dressing up as the Tooth Fairy for a day


Mary Hill: August 13, 1933 - November 1, 2012

Mary Hill, age 79, passed away peacefully in Bellingham on November 1, 2012, surrounded by family at Mt. Baker Care Center.


Police Reports: October 31 - November 7, 2012

Border Patrol: October 25 - October 30


Borderites demolish Cedar Park, 50-20

Gobbato puts Blaine on the map and himself in the record books

Soccer team's dreams of state playoffs shattered

The Northwest School steals win 2-0 over Borderites


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