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Articles published Wed, Sep 11, 2013

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Letters to the editor: September 12-18, 2013


Jail planners announce estimated costs

It's not going to be cheap to build the new jail.

Council passes on planning commission proposal

As far as development goes, the status quo reigns in the city of Blaine.

Skagit River bridge to be installed this Saturday

Southbound travel on Interstate 5 is about to experience another minor hiccup as workers move to place the newly built replacement span across the Skagit River this weekend.

Alaska Marine Highway to celebrate 50 years of service with event

The Port of Bellingham and the Alaska Marine Highway System are celebrating the Alaska Marine Highway's 50th anniversary.

Squirrels (and felons) beware

On August 28, an employee of the Whatcom County Sheriff's Office observed a man leaving his vehicle on the south side of the Whatcom County Jail with bow and arrow in hand.

Scholarships up for grabs for small business owners in Blaine

The city of Blaine and Western Washington University's (WWU) Small Business Development Center (SBDC) are offering five scholarships to local Blaine businesses.

Lace up your shoes and just keep putting one foot in front of the other

Clubbing. Cliff diving. Paper routes. There are some things that you can be too old for..

Farms open doors to the public for Whatcom County Farm Tour

September is Eat Local Month and it's time to celebrate the local farmers and food artisans who help supply us with the best of the region's bounty.

Icelandic volcano documentary to be shown at Blaine Public Library

Be thankful our local volcano, Mt. Baker, is relatively stable.

Early morning oyster tour

Want to learn more about how the Drayton Harbor oyster beds work?


Police Reports: September 2 - September 10, 2013


Blaine unveils new offensive options in season-opening loss to Ferndale

After a jittery start to the season under Ferndale's Friday night lights, Blaine settled into a groove and revealed some exciting new offensive weaponry, but it wasn't enough to overcome the first half blowout.

Upcoming Sports

September 12-19, 2013

Girls soccer loses season opener in Sultan

The Blaine girls soccer team faced the Sultan Turks in a non-league game to kick off their season at home.


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