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The Washington State Liquor Control Board has issued Blaine’s first marijuana grower/processor license. Zenta Gardens was approved for a tier 2 operation at 2750 Peace Portal Drive, Suite … more

Thousands respond to Blaine boy's Christmas wish

  By Steve Guntli When William Thomas, 12, made his Christmas list this year, it included his usual favorites: lots of DVDs, drawing paper and … more

Blaine council approves 2015 budget plan

By Steve Guntli   Blaine City Council is maintaining financial status quo with its 2015 budget. At the December 8 general meeting, the council … more

24/7 Parcel completes remodel on H Street store

By Steve Guntli   After a lengthy remodeling, the upgraded 24/7 Parcel store held its grand opening on November 24. Mayor pro tem Paul … more

Repairs planned for embankment near Terrell Creek mouth

By Ian Ferguson   Whatcom County public works managers have reached the permitting stage to repair a failing bulkhead and eroding embankment near the mouth of … more

Holiday Harbor Lights Festival 2014

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Food Bank founder celebrates 100th birthday

By Steve Guntli   For decades, the Blaine Food Bank has provided food to needy families in the community. This week, the food bank’s volunteers gathered to … more

Flood advisory warning in effect for Whatcom County tonight

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a Coastal Flood Advisory for western Whatcom County, in effect from 2 a.m. until noon Tuesday, December 9. The weather service is predicting minor … more

And the lights go on

Semiahmoo Resort’s magnificent holiday display can be seen from across Semiahmoo Bay. The resort’s staff went all out on decorations this year, lining the halls with poinsettias … more

Blaine gets grant money for Hughes Avenue improvements

By Steve Guntli Blaine is set to receive an influx of cash from the Washington Transportation Improvement Board (TIB). On November 21, the board announced the … more

Tree of Wishes keeps giving tradition alive

By Ian Ferguson It’s a great time of year for communities to come together and help those less fortunate, and in Blaine and Birch Bay, there is no shortage of neighbors willing to … more

Lynden border crossing shut down in chemical scare

By Steve Guntli The U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) shut down the Lynden border crossing for several hours on November 23 after finding unknown chemicals in a Canadian … more

Water’s Edge sponsors Giving Tree charity

Birch Bay’s Water’s Edge Church is sponsoring a Giving Tree program this holiday season. With help from businesses throughout Birch Bay, Pastor Jim Carberry and his staff are … more

The Indoor Report: What to read, watch and listen to this month

By Steve Guntli   Are you tired of “The Night Before Christmas?” Are you sick to death of the same old Christmas songs? Are you completely over seeing … more

Tree of Wishes keeps giving tradition alive

By Ian Ferguson It’s a great time of year for communities to come together and help those less fortunate, and in Blaine and Birch Bay, there is no shortage of neighbors willing to … more

No empty plates this Thanksgiving

Cindy Green prepares baskets for the Community Assistance Program’s Thanksgiving Baskets program on November 20. Green and about a dozen other volunteers prepared around 322 … more

Harbor Lights festival to brighten up Blaine

By Steve Guntli   One of Blaine’s oldest and best-loved annual celebrations will be lighting up the town this December. The Holiday Harbor … more

School board grapples with mandates from Olympia

By Ian Ferguson   Starting in 2019, Washington state students will need more credits to graduate, and Blaine school administrators are considering asking for a … more

Blaine woman sentenced for stealing from mailboxes

A Blaine woman has been sentenced to more than two years in prison after being charged with stealing hundreds of pieces of mail. On November 20, Michelle Lyn Roe, 33, also known as … more

Birch Bay chamber sees big turnout for AGM meeting

By Steve Guntli   The Birch Bay community came out in big numbers for the annual general membership (AGM) meeting on November 21. The Birch Bay … more
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