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Local musician launches festival to celebrate Orca whales

By Steve Guntli Birch Bay resident and musician Nolan Murray has been a champion for local orca whales for a while now. Now, he’s sharing his passion by hosting a daylong festival … more

Whatcom County sheriff's reports, May 16 - May 22

May 16, 4:33 p.m.: Welfare check in progress, Birch Bay-Lynden Road. May 16, 8:07 p.m.: Welfare check in progress on Harborview Road. May 16, 6:33 p.m.: Refer to … more

Stay gold

A pair of dandelions catch the sunset over Drayton Harbor. Photo by Steve Bedow more

Birch Bay berm project may be facing roadblocks

By Oliver Lazenby Whatcom County Council approved an amendment to its contract with the Birch Bay Drive and Pedestrian Facility Project contractor at the May 3 council meeting. The … more

SpringFest Art Show features local artists

Blaine Harbor Art Gallery is throwing its annual SpringFest Art Show this weekend. SpringFest provides local artists a venue to share their work with the public. More than 25 artists … more

Blaine Gardener’s Market opens this weekend

The Blaine Gardener’s Market is opening for the season, and it’s marking the occasion with the help of some slimy guests. The Gardener’s Market vendors typically offer fresh … more

Star Wars characters visit Birch Bay

Blaine-Birch Bay Parks and Recreation District 2 (BBBPRD2) is throwing a picnic in Bay Horizon Park this weekend, and they’ve invited some special guests from a galaxy far, far … more

Local dentist ships off on humanitarian mission with Navy hospital ship

Dr. Patrick Rooney showing off a picture of the USNS Mercy.Photo by Steve Guntli By Steve Guntli A local dentist is volunteering his time for a mission of mercy with the U.S. Navy. Dr. Patrick Rooney … more

The Indoor Report: Action-packed edition

By Steve Guntli We’re in the midst of something of an action movie renaissance. Occasionally dismissed as the most vapid of movie genres, the new generation of action directors are … more

Sculpture exhibit at Peace Arch State Park

By Oliver Lazenby Peace Arch State Park’s 19th annual International Sculpture Exhibition opened on Sunday, May 1. Sculptures will be on display through October … more

Keep your pets slim, trim, happy and healthy

By Kevin Erickson, DVM, Kulshan Veterinary Hospital Despite popular practice, treats are not the best way to love a pet or to help it live a long healthy life. In … more

Whatcom County sheriff’s report, May 9 - May 15

May 9, 10:14 a.m.: Security check on California Trail. May 9, 10:21 a.m.: Security check on Alderson Road. May 9, 11:20 a.m.: Suspicious circumstances on Alderson … more

Trump rally draws thousands to Lynden

Protesters line the streets outside the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds to protest Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s speech on May 7. The Trump rally drew thousands of supporters … more

Driver found not guilty in deaths of two teens

By Steve Guntli A Bellingham man standing trial for the deaths of two Ferndale teens was found not guilty in Whatcom County Superior Court on May 4. William Jeffrey … more

Closures on northbound I-5 begin

A 12-mile long paving project along I-5 began on May 9. Construction crews from the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) will be fixing ruts, cracks and potholes … more

City to host Yelp workshop for businesses

Yelp, the website and app that allows customers to rate and review restaurants and businesses, has become the de facto standard for businesses wishing to communicate with their clientele. Now, the … more

Coast Salish Days coming to Birch Bay

By Steve Guntli Organizers of an upcoming Coast Salish Days in Birch Bay will be holding a fundraiser in support of the event. The fundraiser will be held on … more

Orcafest coming to Birch Bay State Park

By Steve Guntli The first-ever Birch Bay Orca Fest is coming to Birch Bay State Park during the Memorial Day weekend. The event is a family-friendly festival … more

Fighting back: creative solutions for surviving allergy season

If you’re one of the estimated 60 million Americans who live with seasonal allergies (or allergic rhinitis), you know it’s the little things – such as pollen or dust – that can make you feel … more

Local author recounts talks with Hollywood stars

By Jack Kintner Blaine author Ron Miller’s latest book, “Conversations with Classic Movie Stars,” has just hit the shelves and is already his publisher’s … more
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