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  • The Northern Light: August 11-17, 2022

No reopening date for Yew Avenue, Drayton Harbor Road
Two Blaine area roads damaged from historic flooding last November are expected to remain closed indefinitely, with completion of one …
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Former mayor and food bank manager remembered for service
Former mayor and Blaine Food Bank operations manager Gerald “Jerry” Bladies died July 17. He was 86. Bladies was born in …
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World’s largest hornet renamed northern giant hornet
Scientists are now asking the public to refer to the world’s largest hornets as “northern giant hornets,” opposed to the …
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Blaine baseball team falls short after qualifying for state
The Blaine Borderites American Legion AA baseball team qualified for the state tournament in Yakima after going 3-1 in the district …
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First monkeypox case confirmed in Whatcom County
Whatcom County Health Department (WCHD) confirmed the county’s first monkeypox virus case, or MVP, August 2 in a resident in …
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Whatcom County Health Department releases two-year pandemic analysis
The Whatcom County Health Department has released an analysis of local Covid-19 data for the first two years of the pandemic, from …
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Family Care Network remains committed to Blaine facility, CEO says
While not much headway has seemingly been made on the Family Care Network (FCN) clinic in Blaine over the past year, company CEO and …
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Birch Bay celebrates National Night Out
The Birch Bay community met with law enforcement and first responders during National Night Out at Birch Bay State Park on August …
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WCLS circulation peaked in 2019, rebounding since pandemic
Whatcom County Library System (WCLS) data shows circulation, which was growing before the pandemic, has rebounded since restrictions …
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National Night Out returns August 2
National Night Out will offer community members a chance to meet the law enforcement officers and first responders who serve them. The …
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