Tue, Nov 20, 2012 

 

Mt. Baker Ski Area is now open

Let the ski season begin.

Blaine hosts Holiday Harbor Lights, tree lighting

Every year, the city of Blaine heralds the holidays with the annual Holiday Harbor Lights festival and community tree lighting.

Welcome!

The Northern Light is pleased to welcome Ian Ferguson to the team as our new general assignments and sports reporter.

Police chief finds community a delight to work with, reflects on 37 years of service

Born and raised in Alaska, Mike Haslip never had any intention of moving to Blaine, but an opportunity for his father to take a steady job changed his plans his sophomore year of high school.

Preparing in advance for winter weather

Winter storms can range from long, drawn-out drizzles to severe snow blizzards, but no matter what the conditions may be, the time to prepare for winter is beforehand.

Thu, Nov 15, 2012 

 

North Cascades Concert Band offers winter performance to benefit Japan trip

The North Cascades Concert Band will be playing at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, December 1, in the Blaine Schools' Performing Arts Center.

Water quality study examines wastewater flow

If you've noticed a reddish cloud moving through the water in Semiahmoo Bay over the past two weeks, there's nothing to worry about.

City Council approves three percent property tax increase

Things are looking mighty lean for the City of Blaine's 2013 budget.

Port of Bellingham announces new executive director

The Port of Bellingham's Board of Commissioners announced their appointment of Rob Fix as the Port's executive director on November 9

Marijuana use can still carry fines

The Washington State Liquor Control Board (WSLCB) is moving to carry out Initiative 502, which establishes precedent for growing, processing, retailing and possessing marijuana.

Have horse, will travel

Whether you're interested in learning to ride a horse or improving your abilities, taking lessons is a great way to jump in and gain confidence.

Blaine set to host fun run

The Holiday Lights Dash, a one-mile fun run, will be held for the first time at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, December 1, at the H Street Plaza during the annual Holiday Harbor Lights event.

Needful Things hosts grand opening, celebrates move to new retail location

The one thing that Needful Things needed more of was space.

New orthodontist joins Borderview Dental

A flip of the phone book decided his fate.

Community takes time to remember; honor veterans on Veterans Day

Senior hosts afterschool robotics club

What do you get when you put a toothbrush, a pager motor and a watch battery together?

Wed, Nov 7, 2012 

 

Signed, sealed and delivered: The 2012 election

Local voters in Blaine, Birch Bay and Point Roberts pretty much mirrored the nation Tuesday with 50.8 percent casting their ballot to re-elect Barack Obama as President of the United States.

Whatcom man convicted of animal cruelty

Kenneth Martin Cassell has been convicted of three counts of animal cruelty in the second degree and one count of violating the Washington State dog breeding law.

Community Assistance Program begins preparations for Thanksgiving baskets, urges families to sign up

What's Thanksgiving without a turkey?

Shellfish harvesting now allowed

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) upgraded the recreational harvest status of local beaches on November 1.

Holiday traffic expected to cause extended weekend border delays

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is reminding drivers planning to cross the border this weekend to be prepared for holiday traffic.

Bank teller charged with theft

A Whatcom County bank teller was charged with six counts of first-degree theft for stealing nearly $153,000 from an elderly Blaine woman, most of which was spent in casinos.

Blaine infant in critical condition

On October 31, an unresponsive Blaine infant was admitted to PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham with head and brain injuries.

Clothing bank needs support

St. Martin's Clothing Bank (SMCB) is in dire need of volunteers to assist by receiving and distributing clean, gently used, free clothing to clients.

Wes Thompson: Blaine native reflects on service in Marine Corps, time at war, and helping other veterans

Wes Thompson was born to be a Marine.

Clayton Swansen: Blaine native finds purpose through the military, redirects a drifting life through his service

At 21 years old, Clayton Swansen was drifting.

Show your respect for country, veterans by following flag etiquette

Veterans Day is a perfect time to show your patriotism by flying the American flag.


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