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Articles published Wed, May 22, 2013

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Letters to the editor: May 23 - 29, 2013


Waterslides to open Memorial Day Weekend

With their opening day this Saturday, May 25, crews at Birch Bay Waterslides are rapidly completing a long list of to-dos.

Developer completes phase two of construction

For years, the Marin condominiums were a blight on the waterside.

Celebration station

Riders stop at the Celebration Station at Blaine school campus during Bike to Work and School Day on May 17.

Meet the candidates for Blaine city manager

Blaine City Council is inviting community members to a stakeholder's reception on Thursday, May 23 where they can meet finalists for the city manager position.

Seats up for grabs for NWPRD2 commissioner

County auditor Debbie Adelstein has a set a special three-day filing period for two open ballot positions on the Northwest Parks and Recreation District 2 (NWPRD2) Board of Commissioners.

Workshop aims to help build Blaine businesses

Western Washington University's Small Business Development Center and Blaine Chamber of Commerce will host a workshop to help small business owners grow their companies.


In the May 16 issue of The Northern Light, in an article titled "Financials holding steady, council appoints new member," the voting record was incorrect.

CSA programs bring farm fresh food to Blaine

There are few things better than eating fresh vegetables straight from the garden.

Attend Memorial Day services

Honor a veteran by attending one of the events this weekend:

Biotoxin causes recreational shellfish harvest closure

Whatcom County Health Department announced May 22 that unsafe levels of paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) biotoxin have been detected in molluscan shellfish on some beaches in north Whatcom County.


Alister E. (Choke) Forsythe

October 28, 1924 - May 16, 2013


Police Reports: May 14 - 19, 2013


Blaine boys golf takes third at 1A state golf tournament

Ryan Wallen placed second and Devan Boucher tied for eighth at the two-day tournament at Lake Spanaway Golf Course May 21 and 22

Track athletes headed to state meet

Blaine athletes performed well at the 1A Tri-District track and field finals May 18, with eight Borderites moving on to state.

Blaine softball falls to Mount Baker, ending tournament run

The Blaine girls softball team came up short at the tri-district tournament by Mount Baker.

Grayston and Henderson compete in tri-district tennis tournament

The top pair on the Blaine girls' tennis team won the 1A Sub-District doubles championship earlier this month.


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