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Articles published Wed, Jan 22, 2014

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Letters to the editor: January 23-29, 2014


NWFR offers free friends and family CPR classes

North Whatcom Fire and Rescue (NWFR) is offering friends and family CPR classes free of charge to the community.

Seven slots left for Whatcom marijuana business licenses

As of January 21, 17 businesses have applied for marijuana producer, processor and retail licenses in the Blaine, Birch Bay and Custer area, according to the Washington State Liquor Control Board (LCB).

An evening to celebrate the arts

The Blaine Fine Arts Association will host the 17th annual Arts and Jazz community celebration at 7 p.m. on Saturday, January 25 in the Blaine High School cafeteria.

Volunteers a priority for new fire commissioner

Upping the number of volunteer firefighters is at the top of newly elected North Whatcom Fire and Rescue (NWFR) fire commissioner Dean Berkeley's list of priorities.

Blaine City Council re-appoints Robinson as mayor, establishes economic development committee

Blaine City Council has been busy ironing out the details of their vision for governing the city for the new year.

Blaine Chamber of Commerce board of directors

The Blaine Chamber of Commerce board of directors held their first meeting of the year at Semiahmoo Resort on January 16.

Holocaust survivor Noemi Ban to speak at Western Washington University

Noemi Ban, a local resident and Holocaust survivor of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp, will share her story.

Call for entries: Guerilla Film Project

The 2014 Guerilla Film Project is now accepting student registrations.

Work in progress

The sales offices at Semiahmoo Resort have been reconfigured into the Seaview Cafe while Packers and Pierside restaurants are under renovation.

Pet care: Keeping your pets warm, safe and healthy in the winter

Whether they are indoors or outdoors, the winter can take a toll on your four-legged friends, so keeping pets warm, safe and healthy requires a little extra care from pet owners.

Expression of worship through art

"The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want."

Funabashi exchange inspires student to travel abroad

The whole world over, travelers are roaming foreign countries wearing Hawaiian button-up shirts, toting fanny packs and being the typical American tourist.


Police reports: January 15 - 20, 2014


Wrestlers win NW Conference Tournament

Saving the win for when it counted the most, the Blaine boys wrestling team overcame a strong Sedro-Woolley team to take home the Northwest Conference (NWC) tournament championship for the second year in a row.

Girls notch two big wins

The girls basketball team is fine tuning its game in the second half of the season, resulting in wins over Squalicum and Sehome and a top 10 ranking for 1A statewide.


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