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  • The Northern Light: June 23-29, 2022

Blaine school board return to in-person only meetings in July
In a 4-1 vote, the Blaine school board decided to return to in-person meetings without a remote option at its June 20 regular meeting. …
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Road Rules: Do pets need seatbelt in the car?
Question: Why is it that adults and kids all have to wear seat belts, but dogs can roam around in a car? Shouldn’t there be a …
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U.S. Border Patrol agents off the hook after court ruling
The U.S. Supreme Court’s 6-3 decision to reject Smuggler’s Inn owner Bob Boule’s lawsuit against a U.S. Border …
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Police department fill vacancies with new officers
Three new Blaine Police Department (BPD) officers were sworn in at the Blaine City Council meeting June 13.  The department …
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BHS students showcase their creative talent at Evening of the Arts
Blaine High School students showcased their collective artistic talent at the annual Evening of the Arts on June 2. The event included …
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New director joins BBBPRD2
Blaine-Birch Bay Park and Recreation District 2 (BBBPRD2) board of commissioners appointed Ferndale resident Heather Lindsay as the …
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Blaine High School Recognition Night 2022
2022 Awards/Scholarship Recipients    Abrams Scholarship Morgan Zaccheo Bellingham-Whatcom Firefighter’s …
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School board may remove virtual option
Blaine school board meetings may no longer have a video option as governor Jay Inslee lifted the emergency proclamation requiring …
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Blaine school board asks state to waive missed days following lockdown
Blaine school board filed an application to Washington state’s Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) in a …
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Tongue-in-cheek editorial wins international award
A three-part editorial written by Pat Grubb that called on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s mom to help Point Roberts during the …
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