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Articles published Wed, Dec 18, 2013

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Letters to the editor: December 19, 2013 - January 1, 2014

Guest editorial: SSA still getting it wrong

Our group, Save Birch Bay, takes issue with some of the information in SSA Marine's Gateway Pacific Terminal (GPT) advertisement in our local newspapers titled, "Report to the Community, Volume 4."


Birch Bay ready to ring in 2014

Are you ready to take the plunge into the new year?

Rail realignment could have impacts for Blaine

An initiative north of the border to relocate the Burlington-Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) rail routes away from the Boundary Bay shoreline could be just the spark needed to reignite the discussion for a Blaine Amtrak rail stop.

Birch Bay sewer rates to increase 4 percent next year

At their December meeting, Birch Bay Water and Sewer District (BBWSD) commissioners approved a 4 percent increase to water and sewer rates in 2014 and heard good and bad news regarding the construction of a new headworks facility.

Exhibit gives outsiders an inside look at the modern-day slave trade

Slavery still exists. But what does the modern day slave trade look like?

Blaine gets first marijuana applications

Three entities have applied for marijuana licenses in Blaine.

Happy holidays

The Northern Light office will be closed from Saturday, December 21 to Sunday, December 29 in observance of the holidays.

Holiday lights

Holiday lights sparkle and shine in downtown Blaine after the Christmas tree lighting on December 7.

A Roman holiday

Sophomores at Blaine High School all hailed Caesar at the 22nd annual Roman banquet on December 16.

Ten years of work begins to pay off in Terrell Creek

As executive director of the Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association (NSEA), Rachel Vasak spearheads dozens of river and creek restoration projects every year.


Border Patrol: November 16 - December 4, 2013


Boys improving play despite early losses

The boys basketball team, made up mostly of young and inexperienced players, is starting to adjust to the varsity playing level after a few early season losses.

Girls lose after late game rally v. Ferndale

With their backs against the wall late in a home game December 13, the Borderites ignited a blazing comeback rally against the Ferndale Golden Eagles, but fell short in the final seconds to lose 46-42.

Antczak wins Battle at the Border

In the final match of the two-day Battle at the Border tournament, hometown wrestler Mike Antczak erased the memory of his second place finish in 2012.


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