Wed, Feb 5, 2014 

 

Bite of Blaine offers up sampling of local eats

Local restaurants from Blaine and Birch Bay will soon showcase their specialites at the 14th annual Bite of Blaine on Monday, February 17.

Area of Birch Bay near Terrell Creek closed to recreation/swimming

On January 31, the Washington State Department of Health issued a closure for the area of Birch Bay located at the mouth of Terrell Creek due to high bacteria counts found in the Terrell Creek outflow.

Whatcom County seniors stay active and sharp by exploring the world

Ron Marshall has been many things in his life: an athlete, a teacher, a statistician, a writer, an umpire and more.

Newspaper carriers retire after 18 years

Wayne and Linda Braun can finally hit the snooze button on Thursday mornings and catch a little more shuteye while someone else takes care of the newsstand deliveries of The Northern Light countywide.

Decked out for the Seahawks parade

Aurora Edwards, 11, stands atop her grandfather Jeff Schamel√Ęs custom 1969 Cony truck which has been decked out in celebration of the Seattle Seahawks' Super Bowl win.

Fire department trains new volunteers

North Whatcom Fire and Rescue (NWFR) firefighters participated in a controlled burn on the corner of Shintaffer and Lincoln roads as part of a training exercise on February 1.

Wed, Jan 29, 2014 

 

Whatcom County home sales rise 14.5 percent in 2013; median price up 4 percent to $259,950

After a long, hard-hitting recession that left home sales in a backslide for the past few years, the housing market is finally regaining its strength, and for Whatcom County, it's mostly good news all around.

Longer school days are coming

Blaine students might spend more time in the classroom beginning next school year if the Washington state legislature moves ahead with its plan to increase required instructional hours.

Publishers of The Northern Light awarded "Friends of the Arts"

County awaits EIS contract signatures, discusses next steps

When it comes to the Gateway Pacific Terminal, everyone is in the waiting game to see what will happen next.

Bellingham attorney teaches introductory class on wills, probate issues

Have you thought about planning for the future?

Pickford Film Center hosts awards gala

It's time to dust off your fancy threads again.

Blaine backs the Seahawks

All around Blaine and Birch Bay the Seahawks' colors are flying as residents show off their 12th man pride.

Blaine family shows off Seahawks pride with gusto

Richard Johnson and his father Gilbert have complete faith in the Seahawks.

Digital photo tip: Fill the frame

When I was a kid and hadn't been taking pictures very long my mother often asked me, "What were you taking a picture of?"

An evening at the Blaine Arts & Jazz event

Students, faculty, families and friends gathered on January 25 to celebrate the arts at the 17th annual Blaine Arts & Jazz fundraiser.

Wed, Jan 22, 2014 

 

NWFR offers free friends and family CPR classes

North Whatcom Fire and Rescue (NWFR) is offering friends and family CPR classes free of charge to the community.

Seven slots left for Whatcom marijuana business licenses

As of January 21, 17 businesses have applied for marijuana producer, processor and retail licenses in the Blaine, Birch Bay and Custer area, according to the Washington State Liquor Control Board (LCB).

An evening to celebrate the arts

The Blaine Fine Arts Association will host the 17th annual Arts and Jazz community celebration at 7 p.m. on Saturday, January 25 in the Blaine High School cafeteria.

Volunteers a priority for new fire commissioner

Upping the number of volunteer firefighters is at the top of newly elected North Whatcom Fire and Rescue (NWFR) fire commissioner Dean Berkeley's list of priorities.

Blaine City Council re-appoints Robinson as mayor, establishes economic development committee

Blaine City Council has been busy ironing out the details of their vision for governing the city for the new year.

Blaine Chamber of Commerce board of directors

The Blaine Chamber of Commerce board of directors held their first meeting of the year at Semiahmoo Resort on January 16.

Holocaust survivor Noemi Ban to speak at Western Washington University

Noemi Ban, a local resident and Holocaust survivor of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp, will share her story.

Call for entries: Guerilla Film Project

The 2014 Guerilla Film Project is now accepting student registrations.

Work in progress

The sales offices at Semiahmoo Resort have been reconfigured into the Seaview Cafe while Packers and Pierside restaurants are under renovation.

Pet care: Keeping your pets warm, safe and healthy in the winter

Whether they are indoors or outdoors, the winter can take a toll on your four-legged friends, so keeping pets warm, safe and healthy requires a little extra care from pet owners.

Expression of worship through art

"The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want."


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