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Everything you need to know to prevent falls in the bathroom
Bathrooms can serve as sanctuaries, providing a warm tub to soak in after a long, weary day or a private place to retire for a few …
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WCLS to host virtual events for Washington Black book
Whatcom County Library System (WCLS) is hosting online events in March in anticipation of Canadian author Esi Edugyan’s …
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Investigation continues on train derailment
Investigators say they still haven’t found an explanation for the Custer derailment that caused fires after 10 train cars …
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District judge orders release of CBP Iranian detention directive
Along with other documents, a directive issued by Custom and Border Protection’s (CBP) Seattle Field Office to detain and …
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Year in Review: Whatcom County Sheriff's Office
On behalf of all members of the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office, Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. It’s an honor to …
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Healthy resolutions that are easy to keep
The dawn of a new year is a great time to take stock of the year that just passed and set goals for the next 12 months. Resolutions …
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Blaine-Birch Bay Park and Recreation District 2
When 2020 started, the gym in Birch Bay was bustling with fitness classes, kids’ activities, basketball practices, pickleball …
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Year in Review: Blaine Senior Center
January started with all types of plans for the upcoming 2020. We were planning a monthly one-on-one consultation for anyone who had …
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Covid-19 cases in Whatcom County by school district, December 31, 2020
The Covid-19 map has been updated from the December 29 map that appeared in the print issue of The Northern Light. The original map …
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Ring in 2021 with annual Birch Bay celebrations
It might look different this year, but the community will still get to ring in the new year with annual events. The Birch Bay Chamber …
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