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  • The Northern Light: March 23-29, 2023

Washington looks to address housing shortage with density, zoning changes
As Washington lawmakers in recent weeks rushed through the perennial frenzy to pass legislation off the House and Senate floors by a …
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Natural history: Western redcedar, an iconic tree of the Pacific Northwest
In a way, western redcedar defines the part of the world we live in. This majestic tree is mostly found along the Pacific Northwest …
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Electrical issue causes Blaine house fire
An electrical issue caught a Blaine house on fire in the 200 block of 10th Street around midday March 15. No one was injured. North …
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Community Assistance Program to host open house on March 19
Community Assistance Program (CAP) will host an open house to familiarize the community with the nonprofit’s services on Sunday, …
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Parks and rec purchases last piece of land for California Creek Estuary Park
A 24-acre park along California Creek that will provide a kayak launch, trail access and habitat conservation for salmon and migratory …
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City of Blaine anticipates using nearly $1 million in reserves for 2023 budget
The city of Blaine is budgeting for nearly a $1 million deficit, raising concerns about potential cuts if the budget is not balanced …
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Hagen’s of Blaine fire impacts office, smoke in warehouse
Firefighters responded to an office fire at a downtown Blaine parcel store on the night of March 10. North Whatcom Fire and Rescue …
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Sports roundup: Spring sports begin, boys golf tees off at Semiahmoo
Blaine High School spring sports started their seasons this week as the weather cleared up. Baseball Blaine boys baseball opened …
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Birch Bay man charged with child rape while in prison for child porn, messaging minors
A 34-year-old Birch Bay man who is incarcerated for child pornography and sending sexually explicit messages to minors has now been …
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Whatcom County to replant $30,000 of plantings damaged on berm during events
Whatcom County Public Works crews will replant $30,000 worth of plantings on the Birch Bay berm in late spring that were damaged …
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Crossword Puzzle Answers

Crossword Puzzle Answers: March 23-29, 2023

Below are the clues to this week's crossword puzzle, which were mistakenly left out of the newspaper. We regret the error. CLUES ACROSS 1. Belonging to a thing 4. Pass or go by 10. …

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