Wed, Jan 8, 2014 

 

Blaine Senior Center

Our 600 members enjoyed the many activities and events at the Blaine Senior Center.

Birch Bay Steering Committee

The Birch Bay Steering Committee finds itself ending 2013 with four major Birch Bay Community Plan (Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan) projects in various states of implementation:

Whatcom County Council

Season's greetings and happy New Year, Blaine and Birch Bay residents!

Blaine School District

As the 2013 calendar year drew to a close in the Blaine school district, there was much to celebrate with respect to the overall accomplishments of staff and students.

Year in Review: Pacific Arts Association

The Pacific Arts Association and our community once again joined together in support of the 2013 Blaine Jazz Camp and Festival.

Ring of Fire and Hope and Polar Bear Plunge

Birch Bay residents and visitors came out in droves to commemorate the passing of 2013 and celebrate the hope and possiblity of the year ahead.

Exercise integral to bone health

To the casual observe, it might not look like much is happening in a Pilates class as participants move from one exercise to the next, alternating between the use of props and free movement to work their major muscle groups.

Tue, Dec 31, 2013 

 

Last hostel in Whatcom County closes its doors

The Birch Bay Hostel, with its colorfully-painted rooms and revolving door of people from across the world, is now just a piece of Birch Bay history.

Another year has come and gone ...

Nationally and internationally, 2013 was a strange year of viral videos, government gridlock, twerking and the Harlem shake.

Fashion show with 100+ dresses, tuxedos highlight of Bridal Inspirations Wedding Expo

A wedding fashion show featuring more than 100 dresses and tuxedos will highlight the 21st annual Bridal Inspirations Wedding Expo on Sunday, January 5 in Bellingham.

Blaine students to perform Aladdin, Jr. at PAC

"You ain't never had a friend like us!"

Year in Review: Whatcom County Sheriff's Office

As 2013 comes to a close, I want to thank the citizens of Whatcom County for their continued support of the Whatcom County Sheriff's Office.

Year in Review: Birch Bay Chamber of Commerce

The Birch Bay Chamber of Commerce is a local member-based business association that seeks to promote a vigorous community around Birch Bay.

Year in Review: Whatcom County Executive

In January, Whatcom County government ended the "closure days" that had been used to help manage our financial issues during the economic downturn.

Year in Review: North Whatcom Fire and Rescue

In 2013, North Whatcom Fire and Rescue (NWFR) responded to 2,777 calls through November.

Year in Review: Blaine Chamber of Commerce

Blaine Chamber of Commerce in 2013

This New Year make realistic resolutions to lose weight and get fit

Millions of Americans resolve to lose weight and commit to healthful eating at the beginning of each year, but many resolutions are typically broken.

Get vaccinated to keep your family safe from the flu this winter season

The holidays are synonymous with travel, parties and get-togethers and that creates opportunities for people to spread illnesses like the flu.

Everyone loves a snow day!

On December 19, just days shy of Christmas, Blaine and Birch Bay received a visit from the snow fairies.

Young at Heart

Happy New Year, everyone!

Wed, Dec 18, 2013 

 

Birch Bay ready to ring in 2014

Are you ready to take the plunge into the new year?

Rail realignment could have impacts for Blaine

An initiative north of the border to relocate the Burlington-Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) rail routes away from the Boundary Bay shoreline could be just the spark needed to reignite the discussion for a Blaine Amtrak rail stop.

Birch Bay sewer rates to increase 4 percent next year

At their December meeting, Birch Bay Water and Sewer District (BBWSD) commissioners approved a 4 percent increase to water and sewer rates in 2014 and heard good and bad news regarding the construction of a new headworks facility.

Exhibit gives outsiders an inside look at the modern-day slave trade

Slavery still exists. But what does the modern day slave trade look like?

Blaine gets first marijuana applications

Three entities have applied for marijuana licenses in Blaine.

Happy holidays

The Northern Light office will be closed from Saturday, December 21 to Sunday, December 29 in observance of the holidays.

Holiday lights

Holiday lights sparkle and shine in downtown Blaine after the Christmas tree lighting on December 7.


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