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Articles published Tue, Nov 20, 2012

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Black November: A Turkey's Lament

Guest Editorial: Finding reasons to be thankful this season

Bryan Golden

Letters to the editor: November 22 - November 28, 2012


Heritage turkeys offer Thanksgiving tables a tastier treat

It's time to talk turkey.

Rite Aid makes plans for move

If all goes as planned, we could be seeing a new Rite Aid pharmacy built on the southwest corner of Boblett Street and SR-543 as early as the end of 2013.

WTA will make changes to Route 55 on December 3

An approved change to Whatcom Transit Authority's (WTA) Route 55 bus to Blaine, Birch Bay and the surrounding communities will streamline the weekday bus service.

Snowy owls sighted in Blaine

Snowy owls have returned to Washington for the second year in a row.

Whatcom sobers up

The Washington Traffic Safety Commission announced its "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign.

Man arrested, charged for Birch Bay burglaries

Whatcom County sheriff's deputies have arrested Jacob S. Dezarn on charges of residential burglary, possession of stolen property in the first degree, possession of a stolen firearm and trafficking stolen property in the first degree.

Mt. Baker Ski Area is now open

Let the ski season begin.

Blaine hosts Holiday Harbor Lights, tree lighting

Every year, the city of Blaine heralds the holidays with the annual Holiday Harbor Lights festival and community tree lighting.


The Northern Light is pleased to welcome Ian Ferguson to the team as our new general assignments and sports reporter.

Police chief finds community a delight to work with, reflects on 37 years of service

Born and raised in Alaska, Mike Haslip never had any intention of moving to Blaine, but an opportunity for his father to take a steady job changed his plans his sophomore year of high school.

Preparing in advance for winter weather

Winter storms can range from long, drawn-out drizzles to severe snow blizzards, but no matter what the conditions may be, the time to prepare for winter is beforehand.


Bruce Carl Hassebrock: February 27, 1940 - November 14, 2012

Bruce Hassebrock, age 72, passed away peacefully in Bellingham on November 14, 2012 surrounded by family, friends, and staff at Whatcom Hospice House.


What to watch: Blaine High's winter sports

Blaine's coaches are optimistic about upcoming season

Blaine holds annual athletic banquet to honor football team

Blaine's High School football teams were honored at the Performing Arts Center (PAC) Monday, November 19.


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