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Articles published Wed, Jan 29, 2014

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Letters to the editor: January 30 - February 5, 2014


Whatcom County home sales rise 14.5 percent in 2013; median price up 4 percent to $259,950

After a long, hard-hitting recession that left home sales in a backslide for the past few years, the housing market is finally regaining its strength, and for Whatcom County, it's mostly good news all around.

Longer school days are coming

Blaine students might spend more time in the classroom beginning next school year if the Washington state legislature moves ahead with its plan to increase required instructional hours.

Publishers of The Northern Light awarded "Friends of the Arts"

County awaits EIS contract signatures, discusses next steps

When it comes to the Gateway Pacific Terminal, everyone is in the waiting game to see what will happen next.

Bellingham attorney teaches introductory class on wills, probate issues

Have you thought about planning for the future?

Pickford Film Center hosts awards gala

It's time to dust off your fancy threads again.

Blaine backs the Seahawks

All around Blaine and Birch Bay the Seahawks' colors are flying as residents show off their 12th man pride.

Blaine family shows off Seahawks pride with gusto

Richard Johnson and his father Gilbert have complete faith in the Seahawks.

Digital photo tip: Fill the frame

When I was a kid and hadn't been taking pictures very long my mother often asked me, "What were you taking a picture of?"

An evening at the Blaine Arts & Jazz event

Students, faculty, families and friends gathered on January 25 to celebrate the arts at the 17th annual Blaine Arts & Jazz fundraiser.


Police Reports: January 21 - 28, 2014

Border Patrol: December 24 - January 5


Boys eke out narrow win over Mount Baker

The boys basketball team traveled to Mount Baker and pulled off a come-from-behind victory in the final seconds of a hotly contested game.

Girls best Meridian and Mount Baker

As they have for the last several games, the girls basketball team spread the ball around to post lopsided wins over Meridian at home January 24 and Mount Baker at home January 28.

The Mariners come to Blaine

Members of the Seattle Mariners team, along with Mariner Moose, dropped by the Blaine Boys & Girls Club on January 22.

Local "Coaches vs. Cancer" game raises funds and awareness to battle cancer

Touched by the personal story of a cancer survivor, Blaine basketball fans and students contributed over $500 for the Coaches vs. Cancer fundraising initiative put on by the Northwest Conference.


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