Wed, Nov 6, 2013 

 

Heroes have a chance to own their own home

The fall housing market is underway, and a program new to Bellingham and Whatcom County will be making it easier for military and members of the public service community to buy or sell a home.

The memories of war linger on and on for some vets

He had never planned to be a soldier.

Veterans Day Memorial Services & Events

Everyday dog training tips to keep your pup obedient

Whether it's a young pup or an older dog from the shelter, there's nothing like bringing a new canine home.

A short history of why we take time to remember and celebrate Veterans Day

In 1918, on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day in the eleventh month, the world rejoiced.

Wed, Oct 30, 2013 

 

Blaine considers budget, adding personnel

It's going to take some work to get Blaine's budget back on track for the longterm.

BP Heron Educational Center begins to take shape

Dreams are being made into reality in Birch Bay State Park as work progresses on the BP Heron Center for Environmental Education.

Initiative 522 draws millions in out-of-state funding, but what do locals think?

Genetic engineering is a complex enough subject on its own, but when the topic is combined with the food we eat and feed our families, everyone seems to have an opinion.

Get your insurance questions ready

With all the changes in insurance costs and coverages due to the Affordable Care Act, it's not uncommon to feel a little lost in the sea of information.

Set your clocks back

Daylight-saving time ends on Sunday, November 3 at 2 a.m.

Home winterizing checklist: Ways to stay warm and save energy this winter

Fall means colorful leaves, apple cider and cooler temperatures.

It's a monster mash at NWPRD2's Halloween Kids' Karnival

Wed, Oct 23, 2013 

 

Two killed in early morning collision, fog was a factor

Heavy fog and unsafe driving led to the death of two drivers early Tuesday morning when a pickup passed a semi truck through heavy fog and struck a small sedan.

A piece of seafaring history finds a home in Blaine

Drayton Harbor Maritime knows a good catch when they see one.

Birch Bay Drive project introduced for county action

After some minor design changes, the Birch Bay Drive and Pedestrian Facility project has finally gained support from property owners - a fact that pleased Whatcom County Council members.

Church ordains, installs new pastor

The members of Zion Lutheran Church located at 7215 Valley View Road hosted a convocation of 28 Whatcom County ministers on the evening of September 19 for the ordination and installation of Zion's new pastor, Becky Langholz.

Stay safe when trick-or-treating on Halloween

A message from the Blaine Police Department.

Want to go trick-or-treating and still make it to the football game on time?

You can have your candy and eat it, too, thanks to the Blaine High School Associated Student Body (ASB) this year.

Boys & Girls Club gets new director

Joel Todd knew exactly what he was getting into when he applied to be the director of the Blaine Boys & Girls Club.

A-pumpkin picking we will go

Hovander's Farm's Natural Foods Farmers Market opened up its pumpkin patch and farm stand this season in Birch Bay at 3591 Birch Bay-Lynden Road.

The Northern Light wins nine awards in statewide competition

The Washington Newspaper Publishers Association (WNPA) recognized The Northern Light, giving it nine second place awards at its 126th annual conference in Olympia, Wash. earlier this month.

Foggy days

A heavy fog set in on Drayton Harbor at around 5 p.m. on October 22, limiting visibility.

Sometimes you can get by with duct tape and a paper clip - and sometimes you can't

It happens to the best of us: You get a little careless and back into a tree.

Job creation is a key concern for port commissioner candidates

Four candidates are gunning for two of three seats on the Port of Bellingham's board of commissioners in the November 5 election.

Wed, Oct 16, 2013 

 

Arts and Crafts fair comes to Lynden

Ready to start gift shopping for the upcoming holidays?

City has new tool for economic development

With the books finally closed on Hebert Research company's six-month analysis of Blaine's assets, the city is ready to look at begin a new chapter in its economic development story.

Regional chambers say that the practice of "expedited removal" hurts cross-border business

For Canadian residents wanting to visit the U.S., the threat of "expedited removal" - an on-the-spot decision by a border agent to ban someone from the U.S. for five years or more - is a major deterrent to doing business in America.


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