Articles published Wed, Aug 21, 2013
Letters to the editor: August 22 - 28, 2013
Firefighters donate vintage fire truck to safety program
Blaine's vintage 1949 American LaFrance fire engine has found a new home.
Port's executive director has his eye on the future
A young seagull, gray and tufted with downy fluff, waddles across the roof of the Port of Bellingham's Roeder Avenue office.
Clearing the smoke: marijuana at the border
More than nine months after the passing of Initiative 502, marijuana's legality in the state of Washington is still murky.
Semiahmoo Resort open once again
The Semiahmoo Resort officially reopened on August 15, welcoming guests back to the waterfront hotel.
Ride the Chuckanut Century
Fun at the fair
The Ring of Fire, one of the Northwest Washington Fair's tallest rides, sends riders for a thrilling loop.
Blaine woman robs Bellingham bank
A Blaine woman is being held in Whatcom County Jail in connection with a Bellingham bank robbery.
Bakerview Nursery to close
After more than 40 years in the gardening business, co-owners Larry and Toni Clark have announced that summer 2013 will be the final season of operation for Bakerview Nursery & Garden Center.
Fire ban lifted countywide
Due to recent rain the Whatcom County Fire Marshal's Office lifted the restrictions for recreational fires.
Help native pollinators find a home in your backyard
Much of the world's agriculture depends on European honeybees to pollinate crops, and the recent decline in the worldwide honeybee population has motivated the agricultural community to consider alternatives.
Celebrate 100 years of parks with music
Blaine and Birch Bay residents can celebrate the Washington state parks system's 100th birthday at one of four local concerts where an eclectic variety of international musicians will offer their music to complement the natural beauty of the parks.
Crabbing on the pier
Skyler Gorsegner, 11, l., and Carson Kilgore haul in a crab pot from the Blaine pier on August 16, the second day of crabbing season for the North Puget Sound area.
Fresh is best: Local father and son business delivers products from dairy to door
Thirty years ago, while living in Pullman, Chuck Block took notice of a college kid who worked a delivery route for a local dairy.
Confrontation at Hogwarts West
T Ava Freeman, 7, of Blaine won first place at the Northwest Washington Fair with her "Hobbies and Collections" entry titled "Confrontation at Hogwarts West," based on Harry Potter characters created by J.K. Rowling.
2013 Sea & Sky Festival
August 16-17, 2013
Christopher Arin Woods
December 26, 1973 - August 11, 2013
Police Reports: August 14 - August 20, 2013
Getting pumped for football
The Blaine football team held their first official practice of the season August 21, but players have been working all summer to improve their fitness in preparation for fall competition.