Articles published Wed, Oct 23, 2013
Guest Editorial: New jail is a necessity
As Whatcom County seeks citizen input on the proposed 521-inmate jail, it is important to highlight the process used to determine the size of the facility and measures taken to offer alternatives and reduce the growth of future jail needs.
Letters to the editor: October 24 - 30, 2013
Two killed in early morning collision, fog was a factor
Heavy fog and unsafe driving led to the death of two drivers early Tuesday morning when a pickup passed a semi truck through heavy fog and struck a small sedan.
A piece of seafaring history finds a home in Blaine
Drayton Harbor Maritime knows a good catch when they see one.
Birch Bay Drive project introduced for county action
After some minor design changes, the Birch Bay Drive and Pedestrian Facility project has finally gained support from property owners - a fact that pleased Whatcom County Council members.
Church ordains, installs new pastor
The members of Zion Lutheran Church located at 7215 Valley View Road hosted a convocation of 28 Whatcom County ministers on the evening of September 19 for the ordination and installation of Zion's new pastor, Becky Langholz.
Stay safe when trick-or-treating on Halloween
A message from the Blaine Police Department.
Want to go trick-or-treating and still make it to the football game on time?
You can have your candy and eat it, too, thanks to the Blaine High School Associated Student Body (ASB) this year.
Boys & Girls Club gets new director
Joel Todd knew exactly what he was getting into when he applied to be the director of the Blaine Boys & Girls Club.
A-pumpkin picking we will go
Hovander's Farm's Natural Foods Farmers Market opened up its pumpkin patch and farm stand this season in Birch Bay at 3591 Birch Bay-Lynden Road.
The Northern Light wins nine awards in statewide competition
The Washington Newspaper Publishers Association (WNPA) recognized The Northern Light, giving it nine second place awards at its 126th annual conference in Olympia, Wash. earlier this month.
A heavy fog set in on Drayton Harbor at around 5 p.m. on October 22, limiting visibility.
Sometimes you can get by with duct tape and a paper clip - and sometimes you can't
It happens to the best of us: You get a little careless and back into a tree.
Job creation is a key concern for port commissioner candidates
Four candidates are gunning for two of three seats on the Port of Bellingham's board of commissioners in the November 5 election.
Police Reports: October 16 - 22, 2013
Blaine breaks through fog to best Meridian
It was a foggy night in Meridian on October 18 when the Borderites challenged the Trojans on their home turf in the most important game of the season so far.