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Letters to the editor: February 6 - 12, 2014

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Birch Bay water sewer district looking for ways to help clients

Customers of the Birch Bay Water and Sewer District (BBWSD) may soon see a new addition to their monthly bills - the option to make a donation to help a neighbor in need.

Semiahmoo Marina under pressure to update fire system

After almost a year of non-compliance, the Semiahmoo Marina is on short time to get its fire suppression system in line with International Fire Code (IFC) standards.

U.S. and Canada set to share traveler information

By midsummer, U.S. and Canadian border agencies will be sharing information on all travelers crossing the border, so that entering one country will provide a record of leaving the other.

One-ring scam hits Whatcom County

Are you receiving phone calls from a phone number in Antigua, Jamaica or another Caribbean island?

Bite of Blaine offers up sampling of local eats

Local restaurants from Blaine and Birch Bay will soon showcase their specialites at the 14th annual Bite of Blaine on Monday, February 17.

Area of Birch Bay near Terrell Creek closed to recreation/swimming

On January 31, the Washington State Department of Health issued a closure for the area of Birch Bay located at the mouth of Terrell Creek due to high bacteria counts found in the Terrell Creek outflow.

Whatcom County seniors stay active and sharp by exploring the world

Ron Marshall has been many things in his life: an athlete, a teacher, a statistician, a writer, an umpire and more.

Newspaper carriers retire after 18 years

Wayne and Linda Braun can finally hit the snooze button on Thursday mornings and catch a little more shuteye while someone else takes care of the newsstand deliveries of The Northern Light countywide.

Decked out for the Seahawks parade

Aurora Edwards, 11, stands atop her grandfather Jeff Schamel√Ęs custom 1969 Cony truck which has been decked out in celebration of the Seattle Seahawks' Super Bowl win.

Fire department trains new volunteers

North Whatcom Fire and Rescue (NWFR) firefighters participated in a controlled burn on the corner of Shintaffer and Lincoln roads as part of a training exercise on February 1.

police

Police Reports: January 28 - February 3, 2014

sports

Boys fall to Friday Harbor, Sedro-Woolley

The Borderites lost a close game after taking the long trip to Friday Harbor, and will likely have to make that trip again in the first round of the district playoffs.

Girls pummel Sedro-Woolley, look to playoffs

The girls basketball team put on a defensive showcase to soundly beat Sedro-Woolley 61-23 at home.

Blaine gears up for postseason play

The Blaine basketball and wrestling teams are all barreling full-speed ahead into the postseason, where they will battle against their 1A opponents to extend the season as long as possible.

 

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