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Obituary: Theodore “Bud” Gudmundson
Bud held onto his sense of humor until his death on November 11, 2023. Bud never met a stranger and was one of the friendliest men you would ever meet. He loved his wife Anita, children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and telling stories – not necessarily in that order. Bud...
Blaine Police Department Reports: November 30-December 6, 2023
November 18, 4:54 a.m.: Death investigation on Peace Portal Drive. November 18, 6:17 p.m.: Shots on Mitchell Avenue. November 18, 7:20 p.m.: Fireworks on Boblett Road. November 19, 12:11 a.m.: Suspicious vehicle on Jerome Street. November 19, 10:31 a.m.: Burglary on McMillan Avenue. November 19, 12:56 p.m.: Burglary on McMillan...
Woman accused of assaulting multiple people in Bellingham, resisting arrest
Police say a woman attacked multiple people in the city and was taken into custody.
Obituary: Ida Lorraine Vander Yacht
Ida passed away peacefully on November 15, 2023, in Blaine, WA, and has now joined her husband Dick in Heaven. Born to John & Katie Cowart on June 24, 1933, in Roger Mills County, Oklahoma, she moved to Whatcom County from Oklahoma with her family in 1947 and graduated from Lynden High School in 1951. After marriage to Dick Vander Yacht at the Lynden Methodist Church on May 2, 1953, they raised their family in Blaine, WA. She enjoyed being a long-time member and volunteer of Grace Lutheran Church in Blaine. Ida was a dedicated, loving mother, grandmother, and role model. She always thought first of others’ needs before her own, and her greatest enjoyments in life were spending time with and providing for her family and taking care of her kids and grandchildren. She really looked forward to visits by her great-grandchildren.
City of Blaine sets 2024 legislative priorities
The city of Blaine’s legislative priorities for the 2024 session include the Bell Road intersection, advocating for a mixed-use library and affordable housing project, increasing its property tax levy and building infrastructure for industrial development. Blaine City Council unanimously approved the city’s four priorities for the 2024 state legislature...
Another Bellingham restaurant is permanently closing, due to ‘unforeseen circumstances’
The Greek cuisine restaurant will permanently close its doors Dec. 31.
Two men arrested in Ferndale with over 300 grams of fentanyl
FERNDALE, WA. – (KGMI.com) Two men were arrested with over 300 grams of fentanyl in Ferndale over the weekend. Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Rodger Funk says deputies were sent to a report of a person slumped over their steering wheel near Slater Road on Sunday morning, November 26th.
These Whatcom jobs pay up to $33 per hour and are currently hiring with few requirements
These Whatcom County jobs have few or no requirements or experience needed.
Smith retires after 10 seasons of coaching Blaine volleyball
After 10 seasons heading up the Blaine volleyball program, varsity head coach Jacquie Smith is retiring. Smith held coaching positions at the varsity, junior varsity and middle school levels for Blaine over the past decade, and has coached for 26 years. Now, after a career full of highlights including leading...
Man accused of beating woman with metal pole on Thanksgiving in Whatcom
Police say a man beat a 68-year-old woman after being brought a Thanksgiving meal, breaking multiple bones.
How Blaine, Birch Bay and Custer residents voted
The November 2023 election results were certified by the Whatcom County Auditor’s Office on the morning of November 28, according to county election supervisor Amy Grasher. With all ballots counted and most local races decided weeks ago, little changed with the final vote count. The auditor’s office is reporting...
Bicyclist transported to Harborview after Old Fairhaven Parkway crash
BELLINGHAM, Wash. — First responders were dispatched about 2:45pm on Thursday, November 9th, to the area of Old Fairhaven Parkway and 14th Street due to reports of a car versus pedestrian injury crash. They arrived to find an injured bicyclist. Bellingham Police Department (BPD) Lieutenant Claudia Murphy told Whatcom...
A Bellingham supermarket’s land is for sale, and the state wants to be its landlord
There are no plans to close the neighborhood grocery store, officials said.
Bellis Fair mall welcomes local vendor market, just in time to shop small for the holidays
The unique shopping opportunity starts Friday, Dec. 1.
Letters to The Editor: November 30-December 6, 2023
For 20 years I have had the privilege of working for the Thanksgiving Basket program. This program would not be possible without the support of the following community members. • The Northern Light has kept people’s attention by getting the word out each year and highlighting the importance of what...
Holiday Harbor Lights, events kick off winter
As the winter holidays begin, Blaine, Birch Bay and Semiahmoo have events celebrating the festive season Friday, December 1 through Saturday, December 2. Holiday Harbor Lights will once again bring holiday traditions to Blaine for a full day of activities spread across town on December 2. The festival starts at...
2023 Girls Basketball Roundup – November 28th
Blaine 28, Friday Harbor 10 (Only played first half) Lynden Christian 62, Archbishop Murphy 59 (OT) Only one half of basketball was played because of the late start, and needing to catch the ferry ride back, but that was all that was needed for the Borderites who jumped all over the Wolverines from the opening tip.
Discover Bellingham's Burger Scene: 4 Sensational Picks You Need to Try
In this article, we explore four outstanding burger joints in Bellingham. Have you had the chance to taste any of these yet? We'd love to hear your thoughts, so don't hesitate to share your experiences in the comments section below!
Open Your Homes and Hearts: The Dogs Of bellingham, WA Need You!
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near bellingham.
Sewage floods Bellingham apartment grounds; tenants take to social media
“When it rains the parking lot becomes a lake,” a social media post reads.