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Local Montessori teacher engages children around the world
For kids, Covid-19 has made learning and connecting with peers a challenge. In addition to K-12 school closures, the closure of …
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Helicopter flying 200 logs to Terrell Creek this week
A low-flying helicopter carried an estimated 200 logs between BP Cherry Point Refinery and Terrell Creek from August 10-12 as part of …
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City of Blaine applies to use some parking on Peace Portal for outdoor dining, retail
The city of Blaine has proposed temporarily closing select parking spaces on two blocks of Peace Portal Drive, between G Street and …
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WIAA modifies high school sports calendar
The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) moved moderate- and high-risk team sports, originally scheduled for fall, …
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Boost your health with a step counter
It’s summer in Whatcom County. That generally means pleasant weather, usually not too hot or rainy, and longer daylight hours. …
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Lifeline Connections offers mental health treatment through telehealth
Lifeline Connections is providing behavioral mental health care to Whatcom County residents through telehealth during Covid-19. The …
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Thousands of masks donated to Whatcom seafood processing employees
Whatcom County’s maritime sector employs 6,000 people, representing 7 percent of the county’s jobs, and the Working …
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WCLS boosts WiFi signal at future Birch Bay library
The future Birch Bay Vogt Community Library now has a boosted WiFi signal for community use that reaches the beach across the street …
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BHS field turf project to finish mid-August
The field turf project at the Blaine high school football field is on track to be completed by mid-August.The football field is …
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Two creative twists on popular fish from Semiahmoo chefs
Smoked trout salad with orange, fennel, asparagus, fingerling potatoes and tarragon vinaigrette By Devin Kellogg Smoked Trout in …
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Keeping up on summer gardening tasks
Ah, mid-to-late summer marks the time that all the hard work in spring and early summer pays off. The flush of spring color might have …
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Prepping for long-term social distancing, the Blaine Food Bank to close August 5 for resurfacing
To make outdoor food distribution safer and easier, the Blaine Food Bank will close for one day of distribution, on Wednesday, August …
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North Whatcom Fire and Rescue seeks interim commissioner candidates
North Whatcom Fire and Rescue (NWFR) is looking for an interim commissioner to replace Larry McPhail, who retired after more than 10 …
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Slow vehicles on short on-ramps: Who should make way?
Question: I often see cars enter highways at speeds well below the speed limit. The cars merge without getting up to speed. Other …
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