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Letters to the Editor: December 21 - January 3


Looking back: A review of news from 2012

The Mayans said 2012 would be the Earth's last year, but it turned out to be a year of preparation not for the apocalypse, but for growth.

The best of the Blaine Police Report: January 1 to July 2, 2012

Year in Review: City Manager

To paraphrase Charles Dickens, "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times."

Year in Review: BBWSD

In September 2012, the district made its final payment on its 1997 revenue bond.

Year in Review: NWFR

North Whatcom Fire and Rescue (NWFR) responded to 2,827 calls through November 2012.

Let's Move, Blaine! has found its stride

The Let's Move, Blaine! Initiative passed by the Blaine City Council in September 2011 has gained significant ground through the formation of the Let's Move, Blaine! (LMB) Coalition.

Birch Bay High-Tide Relief fundraiser set for January 5

On January 5, the Birch Bay High-Tide Relief fundraiser will be held to support two local businesses damaged by the pre-Christmas flooding in Birch Bay.

Blaine students perform, use arts to promote cancer research

The Blaine High School/Middle School Combined Drama Club will perform an original musical play titled "Hatter of Oz" on January 4, 5, 11 and 12 at 7 p.m. in the Blaine Performing Arts Center (PAC).

Year in Review: Whatcom County Council

Hello Readers of The Northern Light!

Year in Review: Blaine Chamber of Commerce

84 members with 12 new members this year.

Year in Review: Blaine School District

As the 2012 calendar year comes to a close, there is much to reflect upon specific to both accomplishment and opportunity for the staff and students of the Blaine School District.


Police Reports: December 24 - January 1


Ringing in the New Year with Birch Bay

Festivities abounded in Birch Bay to welcome the new year.


Blaine boys beat B.C. Christian, chalk up losses to American teams during holiday tourneys

The Borderite boys' basketball team lost to a talented Anacortes squad in a winter solstice conference game at home,

Girls earn redemption against White River

Several of the starters on this year's Borderites girls' basketball team were playing in the game last March when White River knocked Blaine out of the Class 2A quarterfinals, ending a promising state tournament run for the Borderites.


America sweeps Canada 3-2 in broom hockey exhibition

Aside from shards of shattered plastic broom handles, the Birch Bay Waterslides parking lot was cleaner than ever after 45-minutes of fierce but friendly broomball competition between representatives from the neighboring nations


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