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  • The Northern Light: May 19-25, 2022

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National Safe Boating Week is right around the corner
With spring in full swing, the annual celebration of National Safe Boating Week is around the corner. The National Safe Boating …
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Underground Owl Hot Sauce spotted around Blaine
Spotted Owl Farm is family-owned and operated out of Blaine by owner Doug Cross. The farm produces fresh “farm to bottle” …
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Coffee volunteer program returns to state rest areas
Blaine residents can once again volunteer to provide free coffee to truckers and other travelers passing through the Custer rest …
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Blaine Art Studio Tour reopens call for artists
Local artists who missed the deadline to sign up for Blaine’s new art studio tour will have a second chance to showcase their …
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WSDOT reopens North Cascades Highway
State Highway 20, which connects Whatcom and Skagit counties with eastern Washington, reopened May 10 after Washington State …
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City council parks discussion turns to yelling
Blaine City Council was set to vote on defining the role of the city’s parks and cemetery board during its last meeting but …
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Cherry Point facility denies allegations that it expanded without necessary permits, underreported air pollution
In an April 15 response to a Whatcom County information request, Petrogas Energy Corp. denied allegations of violating a permitting …
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Gym Star gymnasts place at regionals, Blaine athlete moves onto championships in Utah
Local gymnasts recently placed at USA Gymnastics regional championships, with one Blaine athlete moving on to compete against gymnasts …
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Bike skills course returns Friday, May 13
As the community gears up for summer, children will have the opportunity to learn bike and scooter skills before safely taking to the …
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Blaine Senior Center to bring back hot meals, and more
Hot lunches will soon be back on the menu at Blaine Senior Center after a two-year hiatus. Come Thursday, June 2, any senior citizen …
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