News http://thenorthernlight.com/news News RSS Feed Construction begins at Birch Bay Square intersection http://thenorthernlight.com/news/article.exm/2014-04-16_construction_begins_at_birch_bay_square_intersection Have you ever reached the intersection of Birch Bay-Lynden Road and Portal Way and been unclear as to whether you had the right of way or not? http://thenorthernlight.com/news/article.exm/2014-04-16_construction_begins_at_birch_bay_square_intersection Blaine mayor says "Stop, Eh?" http://thenorthernlight.com/news/article.exm/2014-04-16_blaine_mayor_says__stop__eh__ An uptick in the number of traffic infractions in downtown Blaine has the Blaine City Council bristling, particularly when it comes to drivers running stop signs. http://thenorthernlight.com/news/article.exm/2014-04-16_blaine_mayor_says__stop__eh__ Alleged drug smuggler arrested at border crossing http://thenorthernlight.com/news/article.exm/2014-04-16_alleged_drug_smuggler_arrested_at_border_crossing U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) apprehended a Vancouver, B.C. man who was wanted in Port Angeles for contempt of court at the Pacific Highway port of entry on April 10. http://thenorthernlight.com/news/article.exm/2014-04-16_alleged_drug_smuggler_arrested_at_border_crossing Grow your own salad bar http://thenorthernlight.com/news/article.exm/2014-04-16_grow_your_own_salad_bar One of the satisfying things about growing your own vegetables is knowing you are providing healthy food for you and your family. http://thenorthernlight.com/news/article.exm/2014-04-16_grow_your_own_salad_bar Helping your garden grow http://thenorthernlight.com/news/article.exm/2014-04-16_helping_your_garden_grow Head over to Van Wingerden Garden Center for a free seminar this weekend to learn all you need to know about spring gardening. http://thenorthernlight.com/news/article.exm/2014-04-16_helping_your_garden_grow Master gardener annual sale http://thenorthernlight.com/news/article.exm/2014-04-16_master_gardener_annual_sale Spring has arrived, and it's time to start planting. http://thenorthernlight.com/news/article.exm/2014-04-16_master_gardener_annual_sale Anytime Fitness hosts grand opening event http://thenorthernlight.com/news/article.exm/2014-04-16_anytime_fitness_hosts_grand_opening_event Anytime Fitness, located in Birch Bay Square, will be hosting its grand opening on Wednesday, April 23. http://thenorthernlight.com/news/article.exm/2014-04-16_anytime_fitness_hosts_grand_opening_event Wanted: Legos http://thenorthernlight.com/news/article.exm/2014-04-16_wanted__legos The Blaine Public Library will be starting a Lego club as part of the summer reading program and beyond. http://thenorthernlight.com/news/article.exm/2014-04-16_wanted__legos Red, White and Brew opens in Blaine http://thenorthernlight.com/news/article.exm/2014-04-16_red__white_and_brew_opens_in_blaine Carli Lefler makes a mocha milkshake for a customer on April 14 at the Red, White and Brew coffee stand on the corner of 3rd and Martin streets. http://thenorthernlight.com/news/article.exm/2014-04-16_red__white_and_brew_opens_in_blaine Windermere offices collect goods for Oso community http://thenorthernlight.com/news/article.exm/2014-04-16_windermere_offices_collect_goods_for_oso_community It's been nearly a month since the mudslide in Oso shifted the landscape and ripped apart a community. http://thenorthernlight.com/news/article.exm/2014-04-16_windermere_offices_collect_goods_for_oso_community Photo: Everything's coming up roses http://thenorthernlight.com/news/article.exm/2014-04-09_everything_s_coming_up_roses Rafaela Rivera, l., transplants rose seedlings into flats at Van Wingerden Garden Center on April 8. http://thenorthernlight.com/news/article.exm/2014-04-09_everything_s_coming_up_roses Committee to review proposals for vacant airport property http://thenorthernlight.com/news/article.exm/2014-04-09_committee_to_review_proposals_for_vacant_airport_property After waiting nearly a month for responses, the city is now reviewing qualifications documents submitted by potential developers for the Gateway property – but the application pile isn’t very deep. http://thenorthernlight.com/news/article.exm/2014-04-09_committee_to_review_proposals_for_vacant_airport_property City officials consider a change of name for Blaine http://thenorthernlight.com/news/article.exm/2014-04-09_city_officials_consider_a_change_of_name_for_blaine Welcome to Blaine Harbor. http://thenorthernlight.com/news/article.exm/2014-04-09_city_officials_consider_a_change_of_name_for_blaine Parks commission will decide Birch Bay park locale http://thenorthernlight.com/news/article.exm/2014-04-09_parks_commission_will_decide_birch_bay_park_locale For decades, Birch Bay residents have shared a goal of a county park on Birch Bay Drive with restrooms and other public facilities, but lately the groups pushing for a park have disagreed on where it should be located. http://thenorthernlight.com/news/article.exm/2014-04-09_parks_commission_will_decide_birch_bay_park_locale PeaceHealth facilities take precautions to keep spread of measles under control http://thenorthernlight.com/news/article.exm/2014-04-09_peacehealth_facilities_take_precautions_to_keep_spread_of_measles_under_control Got a fever? Then you’re going to have to wear a mask if you go to any PeaceHealth Medical Group (PHMG) clinic or to St. Joseph Hospital. http://thenorthernlight.com/news/article.exm/2014-04-09_peacehealth_facilities_take_precautions_to_keep_spread_of_measles_under_control Blaine school board director position now open http://thenorthernlight.com/news/article.exm/2014-04-09_blaine_school_board_director_position_now_open With the resignation of Blaine school board director Susan Holmes, the rest of the board is looking for her replacement. http://thenorthernlight.com/news/article.exm/2014-04-09_blaine_school_board_director_position_now_open Students show off their skills at technology conference http://thenorthernlight.com/news/article.exm/2014-04-09_students_show_off_their_skills_at_technology_conference Blaine High School students finished strong in what turned out to be the largest Washington Technology Student Association conference in the history of the organization. http://thenorthernlight.com/news/article.exm/2014-04-09_students_show_off_their_skills_at_technology_conference Young at Heart: April http://thenorthernlight.com/news/article.exm/2014-04-09_young_at_heart__april Welcome wonderful April! We have been waiting for you to arrive. http://thenorthernlight.com/news/article.exm/2014-04-09_young_at_heart__april Blaine High School student sets his sights on the skies for senior project http://thenorthernlight.com/news/article.exm/2014-04-09_blaine_high_school_student_sets_his_sights_on_the_skies_for_senior_project When it came time to design his senior project, Blaine High School senior Peter Benne found himself looking at the heavens for inspiration. http://thenorthernlight.com/news/article.exm/2014-04-09_blaine_high_school_student_sets_his_sights_on_the_skies_for_senior_project Grow a nutritious garden in a tight space using pots http://thenorthernlight.com/news/article.exm/2014-04-09_grow_a_nutritious_garden_in_a_tight_space_using_pots Don’t let a lack of time or space get in the way of gardening your way to a healthy lifestyle. http://thenorthernlight.com/news/article.exm/2014-04-09_grow_a_nutritious_garden_in_a_tight_space_using_pots