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South Fla. car thief makes good time to Washington
Police in the town of Blaine, Washington, near the Canadian border found a car in a bank parking lot on July 2 that had been stolen in Miami just about two days earlier.
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Fri Jul 11, 2014
Week in oil train news: Evacuation zones for Whatcom County and more
A new site called blast-zone.org released an interactive map that allows you to see if your house, school, workplace, favorite store, etc.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Miami to Blaine in 2 days? Stolen car is a puzzler
That's the puzzle that began July 2 when Blaine Police found a black 2012 Jeep Patriot with Florida license plates parked on the street outside of Umpqua Bank, 271 H St. According to Google Maps, the trip from Miami to Blaine takes around 50 hours to complete - if you drive straight through.
ShellFest is July 12 at Birch Bay State Park near Blaine
Some of the lowest tide series of the summer will occur July 9-16 in local marine waterways, and Washington State Parks and Recreation are hosting ShellFest 2014 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 12 at Birch Bay State Park in Whatcom County.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Barking dogs wake boy, all escape Blaine house fire
Barking dogs woke up a 13-year-old boy, and he and the dogs were able to escape an electrical fire at a Blaine house Wednesday, July 9. The dogs woke the boy, who was asleep around 10:20 a.m. on the second floor of the home in the 900 block of Third Street, said North Whatcom Fire and Rescue Chief Ron Anderson.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Canadians at U.S. border warned against admitting to marijuana use
Canadians heading to the United States are advised that the could be barred from entering the United States if they admit to using or intending to use marijuana, even though it has just been legalized in Washington state.
Haynie Opry pays tribute to George Jones, Tammy Wynette
The Haynie Opry presents a tribute to county singer George Jones, sung by Matt Audette; and to Tammy Wynette, sung by Vicky Jo Bock, at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 11-12, 2014 at Haynie Grange Hall, 3344 Haynie Road in Blaine.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
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Immigration lawyer: Pot admissions at border a "kiss of death"
An immigration lawyer from Blaine, Washington is expecting business to boom, as naive British Columbians admit at the border they're heading south to buy legal marijuana.
First marijuana stores opening in Washington
Washington State's first two dozen approved retail marijuana stores include two outlets in Bellingham and others in communities just south of the Okanagan.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Drayton Harbor Music Festival features free public performances
Professional musicians work with students during the annual Blaine Jazz Camp at Blaine Middle School Tuesday, July 9, 2013, in Blaine.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
2014 Blaine Old-Fashioned 4th of July...
Barry Dyck of Bellingham and his daughter Piper, 4, cheer as the floats pass by during the Old Fashioned 4th of July parade in Downtown Blaine, Wash., on Friday July , 2014.Thousands lined Peace Portal Drive to watch almost 100 entries of all types.
Plans submitted for destination spa at Semiahmoo
Earlier this week an application was submitted to Blaine to alter city plans to allow up to a 70,000-square-foot spa and wellness facility, along with a residential or hotel component that would have up to 125 units.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Fourth of July at Bellingham park about much more than just fireworks
Jaime Berg, as known by her stage name "Ms. B Hooping Allure," performs a hula hoop dance at Zuanich Point Park on July 4, 2012 in Bellingham.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Community group acquires new sculpture near Fairhaven Library
Working with glass since 1979, and then adding welding to her skills in 1990, artist Shirley Erickson combines the two to make free standing art pieces.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Mon Jun 16, 2014
Washington volleyball will have 19 live TV appearances
The Washington volleyball team will make a program-record 19 live appearances on television this fall, one on ESPNU and 18 live on the Pac-12 Networks.
Three-day International Art Festival coming to Peace Arch Park
The International Art Festival at Peace Arch Park is a juried festival held on the U.S. side of the park from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, June 20, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, June 21-22, 2014 at Second Avenue and A Street in Blaine.
Northbound I-5 near Custer closed to remove crashed semi
Northbound Interstate 5 is closed until about 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 15, near the Custer Rest Area so crews can remove a semi-truck that crashed onto its side, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation.
Fri Jun 13, 2014
Bellingham Slam v. Lone Star Strikers
Bellingham Slam's Morris Anderson leaps up for a basket as the Bellingham Slam took on the Lone Star Strikers at Blaine High School's gymnasium on Friday, June 13, 2014 in Blaine, Wash.