Articles published Wed, Apr 23, 2014
Crossword Answers April 24, 2014
Letters to the editor: April 24â30, 2014
A field trip to the oyster barge
On April 22, fifth grade students from Blaine Elementary School headed out for a trip on the Plover to visit the Drayton Harbor Community Shellfish Farm (DHCSF) to learn firsthand about how oysters are grown and what impacts changes in the environment can have on the mollusks.
BP Heron Center nears completion
Sunny weather brought a flurry of activity at the BP Heron Center for Environmental Education, where contractors and volunteers are busy preparing the space for its inaugural season.
Commission tables Birch Bay park location discussion
The sound of rain on the roof of the Birch Bay Activity Center almost drowned out much of the Whatcom County Park and Recreation Commission meeting last Thursday, but that didn't stop Birch Bay residents from having their say about the location of a future beachside park on Birch Bay.
Edaleen Dairy breaks ground in Blaine for new store
Move over Cost Cutter. There's a new dairy vendor in town.
Blaine library needs Legos
The Blaine Public Library will be starting a Lego club as part of the summer reading program and beyond.
Port makes plans to broadcast meetings
Soon you will be able to kick back in your easy chair and keep up with Port of Bellingham news.
New venue for Mother's Day Studio Tour
Preparations are well underway for Blaine's ninth annual Springfest Art Tour.
County eases restrictions on marijuana business
A new zoning ordinance passed by the county council will allow marijuana businesses to be located in dense neighborhoods as long as they are at least 300 feet away from the nearest residence and 1,000 feet away from places where children and families gather.
Mental health services a critical investment
Whatcom County is experiencing a disturbing trend shared with the rest of our nation. Our jails and prisons are becoming de facto mental health institutions for our country.
Successful gardening begins with intentional planting and planning
If you want to create a garden with beauty and balance, begin with planning, not digging.
Taste of Home Show comes to Silver Reef Casino
The perfect recipe for creating new memories with loved ones includes good friends, good conversation and, of course, great food.
Design spotlight: Custom driveway
Larry and Carrie Beck dressed up their Ferndale driveway by implementing a compass rose into its design.
Whatcom Community College's Deans' List
On the hunt: Easter weekend
November 19, 1942 - April 4, 2014
John L. Duncan
June 30, 1928 - April 5, 2014
Police Reports: April 24-30, 2014
Undefeated Sehome shuts out Blaine
Blaine's girls tennis players won a few sets, but the Borderites were shut out in matches by one of the strongest teams to come out of the Northwest Conference (NWC) in decades.
BHS Sports Recap
April 17 to April 23, 2014
Soccer hangs steady in conference standings
With a win on the road and a loss at home, the boys soccer team is on track to achieve one of its goals from the start of the season: to be in the middle of the 1A Northwest Conference (NWC) standings heading into the postseason.