Thu, Sep 18, 2008 

 

Breaking records...

Blaine border officers plea not guilty

Two Blaine-based U.S. Customs officers pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor weapons charges in a Meade County Court, South Dakota, Tuesday.

Whatcom County Parks offers a variety of outdoor activities

The Whatcom County Parks & Recreation’s outdoor recreational programs are an inexpensive way to explore all that Whatcom County has to offer.The...

Recipe of the week

Wild scallops are a great, source of protein and without the risk of growth hormones, steroids and antibiotics.

CJ Wijns schedules Wijning Women series

Carol Bouma likes to drink wine and read, and there are a lot of other women who agree. Bouma hosted a group of them that met for the first time last Monday...

Home Improvement

Infrared radiant heat is cost-efficient and clean

BRIEFS

Openmic nights

Cool orchestra performs Saturday

The Arctic Chamber Orchestra (ACO) is in town this weekend for two concerts, one for Blaine school students on Friday, September 19, and for the public...

Fire district grant lets fire fighters breathe easier

North Whatcom Fire and Rescue, also known as Whatcom County Fire District 21, has received a Federal Emergency Management Administration grant for $514,600...

Groups rally behind scenic byway proposal

Imagine a scenic alternative to I-5 where motorists can soak in sweeping views of Drayton Harbor, Semiahmoo Bay and Birch Bay, Mt. Baker and rolling farmland...

Thu, Sep 11, 2008 

 

Fall is perfect time for hiking in north Cascades

Fall is the perfect time to explore the North Cascades as the cooler temperatures, changing colors and less visitors can make hiking a more pleasant experience...

State imposes fine for failure to report crab catch

A $10 penalty for failing to comply with Puget Sound crab catch-reporting requirements was approved by the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission during...

Blaine physician trains Vietnamese eye doctors

In what has already been called the largest surgical training program in Asia, a team of 30 leading eye specialists from four countries traveled to Vietnam...

HOME IMPROVEMENT

Horizon offers environmentally sensitive ‘turn-key’ residences

Corvette owners compare versions of 55-year-old American classic

by Jack Kintner

Lummi violinist performs Friday in Blaine

Swil Kanim steps out onto an empty stage illuminated by a single lamp and looks out to a dark audience.

Alternative vehicles are tax exempt

Purchases of new clean alternative fuel vehicles and hybrids that get at least 40 miles per gallon highway will be exempt from sales tax beginning January...

Whatcom Museum features lunchtime programs

Tuesday Brown Bag Program

BRIEFS

Blaine grad earns scholarship

Council OKs Blaine I-5 billboard

Blaine business owners may be able to anticipate a surge in vehicle traffic this October, as the city will begin advertising Blaine on a south-facing billboard...

County approves Point Whitehorn park purchase

Residents of Birch Bay and Blaine can look forward to the development of a new park on Point Whitehorn complete with trails, lookouts and wildlife viewing...

Arctic Chamber Orchestra performs September 19

Blaine’s next big musical event happens next week when the Arctic Chamber Orchestra (ACO) comes to town for two concerts, one for Blaine school students...

Thu, Sep 4, 2008 

 

The drum beats for everyone

Since 9/11, there have been many changes in this country, not the least of which has been severe undercutting of funds desperately needed to protect and...

NW Parks and Recreation district update

The park and recreation district commissioners have been hard at work during the months of July and August. They have been working on the summer programs...

September meetings

Alanon Meetings: Blaine meets Tuesdays at 1 – 2 p.m., Wednesdays 7:30 – 9 p.m.,

Seattle BMX rider takes bronze at Olympics

Seattle pro mountain biker Jill Kintner, niece of The Northern Light reporter and photographer Jack Kintner, won a bronze medal on the tough and competitive...

Autumn chill is reminder to insulate

The occasional chill in the air that tells us autumn is coming is also a reminder that it’s time to begin thinking about preparing your place for...


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