Local options for a safe and festive Halloween
The Whatcom County Health Department recommends that residents avoid higher-risk Halloween activities like parties and door-to-door …
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County budget proposes big drop in spending
Whatcom County Executive Satpal Sidhu released a proposed $451.6 million budget for 2021-2022 with a roughly 17 percent decrease in …
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Donations needed for Thanksgiving baskets
The Community Assistance Program is preparing its annual Thanksgiving dinner baskets for local families experiencing financial …
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Locals place at 2020 World Speed Shooting Championship
Erik Berkeley, 17, and Zane Coffey, 18, traveled to Talladega, Alabama, at the end of September for the World Speed Shooting …
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Coast Guard inspects Drayton Harbor Maritime’s 114-year-old sailboat
U.S. Coast Guard representatives made a trip from Seattle on September 23 to inspect Drayton Harbor Maritime’s (DHM) latest …
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Blaine mail carrier retires after 29 years on the job
On September 30, Cathy Dent, the last person who had worked at the old Blaine Post Office on H Street, retired as senior mail carrier. …
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WaFd donates $2,500 to Wildbird Charity
WaFd Bank, formerly known as Washington Federal, donated $2,500 to Wildbird Charity on September 24. From l., Kira Rooney, WaFd Bank …
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Blaine’s fall display contest starts October 11
The Blaine Chamber of Commerce’s 2020 fall display contest is coming up and entrants must have their displays ready by October …
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Local hypnotherapist starts practice during pandemic
Evelyne Hendricks lives to help others. After 20 years preparing families for adoption and 25 years counseling couples through …
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Birch Bay National Night Out parade on October 6
National Night Out is coming to Birch Bay for the third year in a row, but this time it will be a pandemic version – law …
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Beach Cat Brewing ribbon cutting
The Birch Bay Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony at Beach Cat Brewing, at 7876 Birch Bay Drive # 101, on September 19. …
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