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Comment session on new Birch Bay park this Saturday

Plans are in the works for a new Birch Bay park. The public can weigh in on this subject this Saturday, August 6. Photo by Oliver Lazenby. By Oliver Lazenby Want to share your ideas for Birch Bay’s … more

Three surveys released to gather public comment for city initiative

By Stefanie Donahue Blaine residents are invited to take part in a three-piece public survey, addressing topics related to the public library, tourism and the local … more

WTA offers free bus rides August 14–20

By Stefanie Donahue Bus riders in Whatcom County can hop on a bus for free August 14–20, courtesy of the Whatcom Transportation Authority. All routes, with exception to Mount … more

Pokémon stop and frisk?

A Blaine man was reported to police Thursday, July 21 after he was found making his way through third and Cedar Streets in the nude. According to reports, he had just pursued and … more

Dry conditions and summer weather will call for burn restrictions.

Due to the warm weather conditions ahead and low fuel moisture levels, the Whatcom County Fire Marshal’s Office enacted restrictions on all open burning in unincorporated Whatcom County on July … more

The Northern Light welcomes new editor

Point Roberts Press is pleased to announce the appointment of Stefanie Donahue as editor of The Northern Light. A Western Washington University graduate, Stefanie received a Bachelor of Arts degree … more

Birch Bay hosts 33rd annual sand sculpture competition

Photo by Molly Ernst. Kids division (12 and under): 1st place:  Team Mikey, for ”Winter Wonderland” 2nd place:  Team Emily, Sophia, Carson, Ava and Claire, for ”Above the Water” 3rd … more

Candidates speak to voters in district 42

The Northern Light reached out to all candidates running for positions within Washington’s 42nd legislative district and asked: Why should members of the Blaine, Birch Bay, Custer and Point Roberts … more

Guest editorial: Bill Elfo, Whatcom County Sheriff

By Bill Elfo Whatcom County Sheriff As sheriff, I am responsible for operating the jail in a safe and humane manner that meets constitutional and other legal standards. Failures of … more

Whatcom County sheriff’s report, July 18-22

July 18, 3:48 a.m.: Suicidal subject on Harborview Road. July 18, 1:16 p.m.: Mental cold call on West Road. July 18, 1:29 p.m.: Harassment cold call on Bay … more

Tall ships set sail for Blaine

By Stefanie Donahue Blaine and Birch Bay residents will have the chance to step aboard two historic vessels this August 5 through 7. Tall ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain … more

Second annual golf tournament takes place July 30

By Oliver Lazenby As an adult, Brad “Brose” Ambrose took to saying, “every day is a bonus,” because he was born with a liver disease and doctors told his parents he probably … more

Months-long investigation ends in Dahl Lane arrest

By Stefanie Donahue A two-month-long investigation concluded with the arrest of Atri Roy, 37, an individual suspected of selling heroin at his property on the 9400 block of Dahl … more

Drayton Harbor Days kicks off August 6-7

Photo by Steve Guntli from Drayton Harbor Days 2015. By Stefanie Donahue Blaine’s pirate-themed Drayton Harbor Days event celebrates its ninth straight year on Saturday and Sunday, August 6 and 7. … more

Community garden celebrates anniversary

Blaine’s 7th Street Community Garden. Photo by Sarah Sharp. Photos, video and story by Sarah Sharp Mostly bare, with scattered weed patches. That’s how the strip of land across from Grace … more

Lawn Care Q&A: Water and Sewer expert gives watering tips

By Sarah Sharp As the city of Blaine’s “Yard of the Week” awards prove, Blaine residents are known for their beautiful lawns and gardens. But a green lawn may not mean … more

Blaine athlete wins gold at national track championship

By Oliver Lazenby A Blaine athlete recently took home first place in the pentathlon event at U.S. Track and Field Masters Outdoor Championships at Grand Valley State University in … more

Ham radio buffs in Blaine dedicate themselves to community service

ACS Manager Chris Doutre stands next to his favorite worldwide radio in the Emergency Operations Center, more commonly known as the radio room, in the Blaine Police Department. Photo by Sarah Sharp. … more

Birch Bay named top West Coast destination

By Oliver Lazenby The secret is out – Birch Bay ranks highly with the popular travel and vacation website The website recently put Birch Bay at … more

County officials updating voter precincts

By Stefanie Donahue Staff at the Whatcom County Auditor’s Office is taking the first steps in what will be a months-long process to adjust voter precincts throughout the … more
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