Canadian officials intercept traveler crossing border with 100 kg of meth
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) arrested a woman who allegedly attempted to …
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Blaine schools in need of substitutes
The Blaine school district is looking for substitutes in all positions. Superintendent Christopher Granger is encouraging anybody who …
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Year in Review: Friends of Birch Bay Library
In 2021 Friends of Birch Bay Library (FOBBL) engaged energetically with the Birch Bay community, and we were rewarded time and again …
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Year in Review: Blaine Food Bank
Blaine Food Bank is so blessed to serve in this community. More than any other time 2021 has indeed proven what a privilege it is to …
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Year in Review: Community Assistance Program
The Community Assistance Program (CAP) started the year with several programs shutdown due to Covid-19. Fortunately, we were able to …
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PeaceHealth urges boosters, safe practices amid rise in Covid-19 cases
Due to a sudden and significant increase in Covid-19 patients, PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center is expanding its Covid bed …
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Year in Review: North Whatcom Fire and Rescue
North Whatcom Fire and Rescue (NWFR) responded to 5,062 calls through November 2021. Almost 69 percent of those calls were for …
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Year in Review: Blaine Library
The Blaine Library had an eventful 2021. From March to July we progressed from limited visits to a full reopening. It’s …
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Vaccinated B.C. residents can travel into the U.S. for 24-hour trips without Covid-19 test
The Canadian government retracted its Covid-19 test exemption for Canadians making trips into the U.S. under 72 hours starting …
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Boule pleads guilty to helping people cross into Canada behind the Smuggler’s Inn
Smuggler’s Inn owner Bob Boule will serve 30 months’ probation for helping people cross from his Blaine bed-and-breakfast …
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Inslee requests President Biden declare Washington flooding a major disaster, provide individual assistance
Governor Jay Inslee sent a request December 17 for President Joe Biden to declare November’s flooding and severe weather a …
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