Thu, Sep 18, 2008 

 

Fire district grant lets fire fighters breathe easier

North Whatcom Fire and Rescue, also known as Whatcom County Fire District 21, has received a Federal Emergency Management Administration grant for $514,600...

Groups rally behind scenic byway proposal

Imagine a scenic alternative to I-5 where motorists can soak in sweeping views of Drayton Harbor, Semiahmoo Bay and Birch Bay, Mt. Baker and rolling farmland...

Thu, Sep 11, 2008 

 

Fall is perfect time for hiking in north Cascades

Fall is the perfect time to explore the North Cascades as the cooler temperatures, changing colors and less visitors can make hiking a more pleasant experience...

State imposes fine for failure to report crab catch

A $10 penalty for failing to comply with Puget Sound crab catch-reporting requirements was approved by the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission during...

Blaine physician trains Vietnamese eye doctors

In what has already been called the largest surgical training program in Asia, a team of 30 leading eye specialists from four countries traveled to Vietnam...

HOME IMPROVEMENT

Horizon offers environmentally sensitive ‘turn-key’ residences

Corvette owners compare versions of 55-year-old American classic

by Jack Kintner

Lummi violinist performs Friday in Blaine

Swil Kanim steps out onto an empty stage illuminated by a single lamp and looks out to a dark audience.

Alternative vehicles are tax exempt

Purchases of new clean alternative fuel vehicles and hybrids that get at least 40 miles per gallon highway will be exempt from sales tax beginning January...

Whatcom Museum features lunchtime programs

Tuesday Brown Bag Program

BRIEFS

Blaine grad earns scholarship

Council OKs Blaine I-5 billboard

Blaine business owners may be able to anticipate a surge in vehicle traffic this October, as the city will begin advertising Blaine on a south-facing billboard...

County approves Point Whitehorn park purchase

Residents of Birch Bay and Blaine can look forward to the development of a new park on Point Whitehorn complete with trails, lookouts and wildlife viewing...

Arctic Chamber Orchestra performs September 19

Blaine’s next big musical event happens next week when the Arctic Chamber Orchestra (ACO) comes to town for two concerts, one for Blaine school students...

Thu, Sep 4, 2008 

 

The drum beats for everyone

Since 9/11, there have been many changes in this country, not the least of which has been severe undercutting of funds desperately needed to protect and...

NW Parks and Recreation district update

The park and recreation district commissioners have been hard at work during the months of July and August. They have been working on the summer programs...

September meetings

Alanon Meetings: Blaine meets Tuesdays at 1 – 2 p.m., Wednesdays 7:30 – 9 p.m.,

Seattle BMX rider takes bronze at Olympics

Seattle pro mountain biker Jill Kintner, niece of The Northern Light reporter and photographer Jack Kintner, won a bronze medal on the tough and competitive...

Autumn chill is reminder to insulate

The occasional chill in the air that tells us autumn is coming is also a reminder that it’s time to begin thinking about preparing your place for...

Blaine school official attends Democratic convention

Blaine school official Deb Cummings, of Ferndale, had dreams of becoming the first female president as a child.

BRIEFS

Blaine artist featured in Bellingham show

Peace Arch dedication day Saturday

The U.S./Canada Peace Anniversary Association will welcome the Peace Arch founder Samuel Hill as part of their annual Peace Arch Dedication Days re-enactment...

Blaine school board member Pebble Griffin resigns

Local educator Pebble Griffin, 71, resigned last month after serving on the Blaine school board for 11 years, capping a 37-year career in public education...

Kremen: No cuts requested for sheriff’s office budget

Birch Bay residents worried about possible Whatcom County Sheriff’s office staff cutbacks as a result of a countywide budget crisis can rest assured...

Thu, Aug 28, 2008 

 

Drug manufacturer could bring 200 jobs

Plans for a new pharmaceutical manufacturing facility on Odell Road could bring as many as 150 to 200 jobs to Blaine.

Young at Heart

What a wonderful and fully active summer was had at the Blaine Senior/ activity community Center. There were indoor and outdoor activities aplenty, such...

September is ovarian cancer awareness month

September is national ovarian cancer awareness month. Pete Kremen, Whatcom County executive, has also issued a proclamation designating September as ovarian...


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