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Articles published Wed, Aug 22, 2012

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Letters to the Editor: August 23 - August 29, 2012


Birch Bay properties sold to BC investors

Both CJ’s Beach House restaurant and Sea Links Golf Course could see new life after Canadian investors purchased both properties.

County exec: No appeal for stormwater permit decision

After initial protests, Whatcom County officials have decided to bite the bullet and forgo appealing the decision to include Birch Bay in the county’s national stormwater permit.

Whatcom County announces burn restrictions due to hot weather

As of last Friday, setting fires to clear land or destroy yard waste is no longer allowed in Whatcom County.

New music festival brings country stars, Lynden native to the stage

The East 542 Music Festival is set to be Washington’s country music party of the summer. The festival will be coming to the Deming Logging Show grounds the weekend of September 14 and 15.

Bay Crest sees increase in home break-ins

Whatcom County sheriff’s deputies are investigating a rash of break-ins at the Bay Crest housing development in Birch Bay.

Restared development could affect heron rookery

Construction activities in a recently purchased development in Birch Bay could affect a nearby heron rookery, even if the developer follows the conditions set by the county.

Custer man starts sentence for cyber stalking, theft

A Custer man is serving 60 days in Whatcom County Jail after pleading guilty to stealing his ex-girlfriend’s purse and sending her numerous threatening text messages.

Custer church plans ‘walk through time

Learn more about life in Whatcom County 100 years ago with a special event presented by Custer’s Zion Lutheran Church.

Getting Dirty

Volunteers from Early Learning, HeadStart and the Opportunity Council created a carnival of parent and child play for the crowd of 60 children and adults.

Icelander group coming to Blaine

A group of 35 Icelanders will be arriving in Seattle on Monday, August 27, and will visit Blaine two days later.


Police Reports: August 15 - August 21, 2012

Police reports from the Blaine Police Department for August 15 through August 21, 2012


A day in the life of a state park ranger

Ted Morris, the manager at Birch Bay State Park, has been working for Washington State Parks and Recreation since 1975.


Fall sports gearing up at Blaine High School

The Northern Light's look at what Blaine's fall high school sports have in store for this season


Cherry Point refinery to test fire alarm Wednesday evening

Officials at the BP Cherry Point refinery will test the facility’s fire alarm from 6 to 8 this evening.


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