Thu, Jul 3, 2008 

 

Fishing charters now available

Frank Dickerson recently opened Riptide Charters, his saltwater sport fishing charter business, with a new 24-foot aluminum boat he’s named the Ashley...

Local wines are just a hop and skip away

From Blaine’s own Dakota Creek and Glacial Lake Missoula wineries to Glacier Peak Vineyards deep in the north Cascades wilderness, there are plenty...

BRIEFS

NEXUS user arrested for ecstasy

Jazz festival planned for next weekend

Peace Portal Drive will be blocked off between H and G streets again next Saturday, July 12, to provide room for artists and food vendors to display their...

New planning commissioner speedily resigns

At press time The Northern Light has learned that Robert Caine, a recently appointed planning commissioner as of the last Blaine City Council meeting has...

Blaine’s Fourth of July parade this Friday

The annual Blaine Fourth of July parade gets underway Friday at noon in downtown Blaine with a local fixture civic events, the always cheerful John Choulochas...

Thu, Jun 26, 2008 

 

Birch Bay annual sand sculpture competition

Photos by Karl King

Library Link

The library is abuzz with activity as it flies into summer with fun choices for the entire family!

Bay Automotive’s Stan Calhoon a man of many talents

Stan Calhoon is a man of many trades and maybe even a master of several.

School board recognizes retiring faculty, award winners

The Blaine school board accepted the resignation of long-time member Pebble Griffin, effective at the end of next September, at their regular meeting on...

Best summer burgers are healthy and delicious

With patriotism in our hearts and fireworks in our eyes, we’re all fixing to light up the barbecue and party on the 4th of July.

Gregoire, Campbell join forces in border plan

Governor Chris Gregoire, along with British Columbia Premier Gordon Campbell intend to visit their countries’ respective capitals, Ottawa and Washington...

BBWARM meeting scheduled July 1

Residents within the Birch Bay watershed could pay an additional $60 to $108 in taxes in 2009 if the details of a new funding plan are approved next month...

Clumsy Lovers headline Blaine’s 4th of July bash

Blaine’s Old Fashioned Fourth of July celebration hit the big time several years ago when due to a combination of factors it drew several thousand...

City approves ‘buy back’ for green customers

The city of Blaine has just made it easier to be green.

Thu, Jun 19, 2008 

 

Run to the Border, 2008

Whatcom Fitness owner Alan Finston and his son Jacob in the 2008 Run to the Border event Saturday. A total of 260 runners participated. Local 1st winners...

Museum hosts nautical events

The Whatcom Museum’s exhibition, World of the Shipwright: From Wood to Fiberglass, explores the golden years of boat and shipbuilding in the region...

Brown & Cole confirm store plans

The Brown & Cole Stores grocery chain confirmed last week that they will operate the store for which a lease has been taken out in the vacant grocery...

For a $400 fee, Blaine couple takes on hassle of car shopping

Did you know that to get the best deal on a car it takes an average of 34.2 hours of your time? That’s almost a full work week spent in research,...

Whatcom County farms offer freshness, superior quality

For delicious hand-made artisan cheese, north Whatcom County residents have little reason to look further than their own backyard.For three generations...

Briefs

Ski to Sea video contest on YouTube

Drayton Harbor Road now open

Drivers wanting a shorter route to Semiahmoo will now have that option after crews finished long-awaited reconstruction work of Drayton Harbor Road.

Water conservation guides in effect

Blaine and Birch Bay residents are being asked to voluntarily cut back on their water usage for the rest of the summer.

CBP to install RFID chip readers at Blaine ports

Another construction project is scheduled to be layered onto the already under-construction Peace Arch port of entry, but Customs and Border Protection...

Birch Bay teen killed in steamroller ‘joyride’

A Birch Bay resident who took a steamroller on a joyride was killed when the machine he was riding on tipped over.

Thu, Jun 12, 2008 

 

Run to the Border this Saturday

More than 100 youth turned out at last year’s 5K Run to the Border. This year’s race starts at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 14, at the Blaine...

Monthly meetings

Alanon Meetings: Blaine meets Tuesdays at 1 – 2 p.m., Wednesdays 7:30 – 9 p.m., Blaine Unitarian Free Church at 1218 Harrison St. Call 371-...


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