The Lighthouse Blog The Lighthouse Blog RSS Feed Chicken recall for salmonella affects Blaine grocery store City receives permits for new Semiahmoo hotel and spa SR 542 opens to Artist Point DSP biotoxin causes recreational shellfish closure for northern Whatcom County beaches Unsafe levels of diarrhetic shellfish poisoning (DSP) biotoxin have been detected in molluscan shellfish on beaches in northern Whatcom County. Driver drives off Blaine pier, injures child At approximately 7:15 p.m., witnesses say a driver sped down Marine Drive in Blaine, broke through the city of Blaine barricades and drove off the Blaine pier, injuring a 7-year-old boy in the process. City to honor volunteers The Blaine City Council and staff is inviting the public to attend a volunteer recognition reception on Monday March 17 at the Blaine Senior / Community Center, 763 G Street. V'Dovec named league MVP Boys & Girls Club opens early during parent-teacher conferences The Blaine Boys & Girls Club will open early during Blaine School Districtâs coming week of early dismissals. Tourism group releases new video to promote Birch Bay <link></link> <description /> <guid></guid> </item> <item> <title>WDFW, Lummi Police bust illegal, four county crab ring in Blaine Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife (WDFW) officers, in coordination with the Lummi Police Department, busted an alleged four-county illegal crabbing ring in a sting operation dubbed Operation Argent Sale on January 6 in Blaine. 'Tis better to give: Local groups promote idea of "Giving Tuesday" Whatcom County, the City of Bellingham, and the City of Lynden have proclaimed December 3, 2013 âGiving Tuesdayâ as a community day of giving. Early morning wreck kills two, fog is 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. Candidates set to voice their positions The Birch Bay Candidates Forum will be held on Tuesday, October 15 at 7 p.m. at the Birch Bay Bible Community Church at 4460 Bay Road. State Liquor Control Board approves new rules for marijuana market Election Day is Today REMINDER: Today is election day for the city of Blaine Ward 2 voters. Semiahmoo sells for $19.5 million, owners working to reopen quickly Semiahmoo Resort along with its two golf courses, Semiahmoo Golf and Country Club and Loomis Trail Golf Club, was purchased June 21, for $19.5 million by the newly formed partnership, Resort Semiahmoo, LLC. BREAKING: Semiahmoo Resort has been sold ALERT: Weekend events will affect traffic detours through Mount Vernon Weekend drivers may experience extra delays while traveling through Mount Vernon and Burlington near the site of the I-5 Skagit River bridge collapse. New Amtrak Cascades trains to roll between Seattle and Bellingham beginning Friday, May 31 To help travelers pass the collapsed Skagit River Bridge severing Interstate 5, the Washington state-sponsored Amtrak Cascades train service will roll out two extra train trips daily between Seattle and Bellingham.