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Balfour’s Closet to continue without the namesake teacher

Oftentimes, a good idea starts out small. For retiring Blaine High School Spanish teacher Ann Balfour, her good idea started with a simple clothes rack of a half-dozen prom dresses in the back …

Larsen visits Blaine anchor chain manufacturer

Congressman Rick Larsen (D-WA) toured Lister Chain and Forge in Blaine on June 7. Lister is the exclusive manufacturer of ship anchors and chains for the U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard, which …

Tourism CEO presents to Blaine Chamber of Commerce

Annual direct travel spending in Whatcom County increased 9.1 percent from 2022 to 2023, for a total of $750.8 million in 2023, according to data released by Tourism Economics. Every sector of the …

City starts reviewing east Blaine manufactured home park project

The city of Blaine planning department is in the process of reviewing an application for a manufactured home park in east Blaine that it received May 28. Developers of the manufactured home …
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People have told me that being outdoors helps them feel grounded, is a great way to meet like-minded people and allows them to learn more about the world. Being outdoors in the sun for even 15 …
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Birch Bay library express unveils architectural plans

The Whatcom County Library System (WCLS), along with Friends of Birch Bay Library (FOBBL), revealed a first look at architectural plans for the new Birch Bay Vogt Library Express in a June 10 …
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