Wed, May 15, 2013 

 

Borderites take the stage

Four Blaine High School students are making themselves known in local community theater circles.

Critchley's quest: A search for family history

After driving to the end of Semiahmoo spit to see where a large salmon cannery once stood, Robert Critchley approached a curved hulk of weathered gray wood lying in the grass near the shore.

Wed, May 8, 2013 

 

Birch Bay to get first stoplight

Birch Bay's designation as a small town without a stoplight has a limited future as county engineers intend to begin construction this summer that will result in a traffic signal at the intersection of Portal Way and Birch Bay-Lynden Road.

Keeping an eye on your neighbor helps community

It started with a little graffiti on fences and garages every now and then.

The show will go on - with a little help from donors

Thousands of people flood the streets of Blaine each year on the Fourth of July to watch fireworks light the night sky.

Making a difference one step at a time

Just over a month ago, 6,000 of us participated in The Big Climb.

Vonna's is open for business

Birch Bay's newest restaurant, Vonna's Purple Fin Restaurant, opened on May 4, and is open seven days a week from breakfast to closing time.

Guest Editorial: Are our courthouse doors closing?

Several years ago, judges statewide began urging the legislature for more stable funding for the trial courts so we could provide equal and accessible justice across our state.

Studio tour travels new artistic roads

The annual Mother's Day Weekend art studio tour in Blaine, Birch Bay and Custer will be exploring new ground this year.

Young at Heart

May happenings and events

A garden in full bloom

Bruce and Sandy Wolf have always had green thumbs.

Fishermen commemorated with wreath sent to sea

A wreath was decorated with flowers in memory of lost fishermen and set aboard the Plover as part of the Blessing of the Fleet ceremony on May 5.

Brownie clean up

Ana Townson, l., and Sophie Roemer, members of Blaine Brownie troop #43575 search the bushes in Marine Park for garbage as part of their community service project on May 3.

Wed, May 1, 2013 

 

Pedestrian study seeks Birch Bay volunteers

Will the new birch Bay Drive bike and pedestrian project improve the community's health?

Shellfish farm offers opportunities for education

It may not look like much, but there's more to the Beauty than meets the eye.

Whatcom County to get fourth superior court judge

Whatcom County will be getting a fourth superior court judge to help with the county's overworked case load thanks to a bill approved by the state House on April 17.

Backstage at the Border

Bellingham's Matt Rehfeldt will be performing baroque music and rock songs on an electric guitar and cello at the next Backstage at the Border event on Saturday, May 11.

H Street to be closed for two-day construction project

Stremler Gravel, under contract with the City of Blaine, will be closing H Street as part of the completion of the H Street Revitalization project that began last summer.

Man pleads guilty, sentenced to 30 days

Semiahmoo resident Lincoln Rutter pled guilty in Whatcom County Superior Court to attempting to intimidate a public servant.

Cross-Border conference aims to educate about international real estate sales

The Ferndale Chamber of Commerce (FCOC) and Silver Reef Hotel Casino Spa have come together to bring the community the first Cross-Border Expo.

Guest editorial: My reason to Relay for Life

Through its signature global event known as Relay for Life, the American Cancer Society raises funds and awareness in the battle against cancer.

Correction

In the April 25 issue of The Northern Light, we printed a letter to the editor by Suzanne Ravet in which appeared the following:

Blessing of the Fleet is a time to remember

The annual Blessing of the Fleet will be held this Sunday, May 5 at the Blaine harbormaster's building in the meeting room at 1:30 p.m.

Think green when boating

Boaters are drawn to boating for many different reasons, but I think all can agree that boating allows us to access and experience unique parts of our planet that can only be reached by water.

Luke, Knutzen throw their hats in the election ring for county council seats

The current chair of the Whatcom County Planning Commission, Michelle Luke, has announced her candidacy for Whatcom County Council District 3, position A against incumbent Carl Weimer.

Wed, Apr 24, 2013 

 

Coal dust worries across the border spark new studies by municipalities

A major concern of residents opposed to the proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal/Custer Spur project is the potential impact on their health and the environment.

Feds propose feasibility study for border crossing fees

A proposal raising the possibility of border crossing fees that was buried in the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) 2014 budget request has sparked outrage and concern in border towns across the country.


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