Thu, Nov 1, 2012 

 

Bellewood Acres hosts second annual CiderFest with live music and events

The apples are picked, the cider is pressed and the spirits have been distilled.

Public commenting opportunity for the Gateway Pacific Terminal project drew a crowd of nearly 2,000 to Squalicum High School

On Saturday, October 27, close to 2,000 people from across Whatcom County gathered in the pouring rain at Squalicum High School to voice their opinion on the proposed Gateway Terminal Project.

Young at Heart

It's November, a time to be especially thankful for our freedom and heritage.

Thu, Oct 25, 2012 

 

Council, Martins come to tentative terms on property

The idea of condemning the Martin property to create a utility and road corridor for East Blaine as part of the East Blaine Infrastructure Plan (EBIP) has been laid to rest – at least for now.

Conservation groups breathe new life into Terrell Creek and Birch Bay Watershed, reintroduce coho and chum

City expresses ire over VACIS station and traffic delays

The Swift railway stop just south of Blaine city limits isn’t much to look at. In fact, if you weren’t looking for it, you’d probably miss it, along with the nondescript building that houses the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency’s vehicle and cargo inspection system (VACIS). But its impacts are felt across the city.

Update on summer Birch Bay burglaries

Crime is down in Birch Bay, and sheriff’s deputy Zac Reimer has credited the diligence of Birch Bay res

CBSA border guard expected to make full recovery, shooter declared dead at the scene

On Tuesday, October 16, just before 2 p.m. Canada Border Services agent Lori Bowcock was shot in the neck at close range at the Douglas, B.C. border crossing by 32-year-old Seattle-area tattoo artist Andrew Crews.

Voting do’s and don’ts for the 2012 general election

As we approach the 2012 General Election, I think it is important to stress some of the do’s and don’ts that voters should consider.

Property taxes due October 31

Tips for staying safe this Halloween

Planning ahead for a weather-wise and season-savvy home

Winter is closing in, and as days grow shorter and temperatures drop it’s time once again to prepare your home for the long winter months ahead.

Wed, Oct 17, 2012 

 

Uncertain future for old city hall building

After months of planning and preparation, renovating and moving, the city governmentâs transition to the Banner Bank building at 435 Martin Street is finally complete.

Canadian border guard shot Tuesday | Reports: Guard now in stable condition

A Canadian border guard was shot Tuesday afternoon at the Douglas border crossing. The man who shot her has been confirmed dead.

Blaine Middle School takes stand against bullying

Blaine Unitarian congregation covenants with new minister

Six hours one way by train. A long weekend away from home and family. A life split between two spiritual communities. For most, such an existence would be out of the question, but for the Reverend Marcia Stanard itâs a sacrifice she happily makes each month in order to minister to the residents of Blaine.

Guest Editorial: Small woodland property owners hold key to salmon survival

This is the time of year when many communities across our great state hold their annual salmon festivals, and anglers are starting to enjoy our fall salmon runs.

Lynden craft and antique show features local artists

Craft and antique lovers of north Whatcom County will converge on Lynden Thursday, Friday and Saturday for the annual craft and antique show, starting at 10 a.m. each day.

Blaine school board to discuss science facility project

The Blaine School District Board of Directors is hosting a work session with architect John Stewart to discuss the progress of the district capital projects, specifically the Blaine High School science facility.

Special Section: Car Care: Start getting your car ready for winter

Winter has a tendency to sneak up on us, especially after such a warm and sunny fall. While you can simply dig a warmer coat out of the closet when the first cold hits, preparing your car for winter takes a little more foresight.

We've Got the Scoop hosts grand opening

Special Section: Active Seniors: Helen Worley finds hope and whimsy through gardening and a special friend

Advanced directive workshops scheduled

My Health, My Choices, an advance care planning process that helps you determine end-of-life health care, will be presented in the upcoming community workshops that are free and open to the public:

Lights and wipers play major role in safe driving

With fewer daylight hours in the fall and winter, itâs important to make sure your vehicle can be seen by others and your visibility is not compromised.

Tue, Oct 16, 2012 

 

UPDATE: Canadian border guard shot at Douglas crossing

A Canadian border guard was shot at the Douglas border crossing shortly before 2 p.m. today by a man who then turned the gun on himself. The gunman has been confirmed dead at the scene.

BREAKING NEWS: Canadian guard shot at Peace Arch border crossing

A Canada Border Services Agency guard was shot just before 2 p.m. Tuesday on the Canadian side of the Peace Arch border crossing.

Wed, Oct 10, 2012 

 

SWAT team called in to deal with armed Birch Bay man

Levi Tucker, 23, allegedly fired several shots into the air Thursday, October 4, at his Birch Bay home in the 4300 block of Bay Road.


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