Articles published Wed, Nov 13, 2013
Letters to the editor: November 14 - November 20, 2013
Sheriff's deputy nearly struck by fleeing vandal
Vandalism will get you nowhere - especially if you try to run down a sheriff's deputy with your car when you're caught.
Council denies realtor's street vacation request
Opinions were split at the Blaine City Council meeting November 12 as council members grappled with a decision that pitted the long-term needs of the city against the immediate request of a resident wishing to make the most of his property.
Environmental review gives green light to new jail
After an extensive environmental review, jail planners have recommended giving the green light to the proposed site of the new Whatcom County Jail and sheriff's facilities.
Washington state has second highest number of health plan enrollees
The federal health insurance marketplace may have gotten off to a rocky start but so far Washington stateâ's roll out has been pretty successful.
Shellfish ban lifted for northern Whatcom
The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) has lifted the biotoxin closure on all Whatcom County beaches located north and west of Sandy Point.
Habitat for Humanity recruits volunteers for third annual "Women Build" project
Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom County will host an informational meeting on Saturday, November 16 at 9 a.m. at the Cordata Community Food Co-op.
New dropoff locations announced for donations to the Blaine Giving Tree program
Blaine Giving Tree organizer Cheryll Wydur of the Blaine Boys & Girls Club has announced that the program has added two new locations for monetary donation dropoffs.
Young at Heart: November events
October was another colorful month at the Blaine Senior/Activity Center.
Businesses find their niche in Birch Bay and Blaine
Looking for fashion-forward clothes without the hassle of heading down to Bellingham or the mall?
Blaine Elementary School students show off pumpkins after participating in the Pumpkin Run.
LMB works to keep kids healthy and active
The Let's Move, Blaine! (LMB) Coalition has been meeting on a monthly basis to prepare for many upcoming community activities.
Operation Tooth Fairy
Blaine Elementary School students turned in 295 pounds of candy for Operation Tooth Fairy.
Honoring those who served on Veterans Day
A home for the homeless
There will soon be more options available for families who find themselves down on their luck.
Amy Davies Jackson
March 30, 1915 - October 31, 2013
Christopher James Sandell
January 7, 1925 - November 2, 2013
Police reports November 7 - November 13, 2013
Borderites move on to state playoffs after Tri-District win over Port Townsend
Blaine's win in the Tri-District playoffs against Port Townsend will send the Borderites to state for the first time since 2009.
Parker Morris sets personal record at state
If you're going to run the fastest 5k of your cross-country career so far, it might as well be at the highest level of competition in the state.