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Blaine Washington news feed

Blaine Washington news feed

Below are the latest Whatcom News stories that affect people who live and/or work in and around Blaine Washington.


Asian giant hornet bottle trap. Source: WSDA
Asian giant hornet bottle trap. Source: WSDA

Whatcom County Asian giant hornet trapping season begins, citizen trappers needed

Traps used are made from a 2-liter or 64-ounce plastic bottles and target Asian giant hornet workers in the summer and fall.

Photo by Milly Eaton on Pexels.com

What to know when a salesperson knocks on your door in Whatcom County

Door-to-door solicitors must be licensed before they can legally knock on your door. 

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What to know about setting off fireworks this 4th of July in your area of Whatcom County

Here are the city and county laws as they apply to buying and setting off consumer fireworks.

Whatcom County Sheriff's Office vehicle (February 16, 2017). Photo: Whatcom News
Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office vehicle (February 16, 2017). Photo: Whatcom News

Whatcom man with prior arson convictions again suspected of arson, jailed

People inside the residence saw fire outside and found debris burning at a wall outside the residence.

Cody Deeter receiving his Citizen Commendation award from Sheriff Bill Elfo (June 2022). Photo courtesy of WCSO
Cody Deeter receiving his Citizen Commendation award from Sheriff Bill Elfo (June 2022). Photo courtesy of WCSO

Citizen receives highest civilian award from Whatcom Sheriff’s Office

“Deeter disregarded his own safety and provided the cover fire from his own weapon.”

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Tips for keeping your house or apartment cool during warmer days

Given the cool weather this spring, there has not been an opportunity to acclimate to these higher temperatures.

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Remote Weather Station, Saltdean 5 by Les Chatfield, on Flickr

Much warmer weather remains in the Whatcom County weather forecast

“This level of heat will pose a moderate risk of heat-related illness to heat-sensitive people and pets.”

Looking north toward Main Street from Cherry Street while the Nooksack River was flowing at just below 21 feet (February 2, 2020). Photo: My Ferndale News
Looking north toward Main Street from Cherry Street while the Nooksack River was flowing at just below 21 feet (February 2, 2020). Photo: Whatcom News

Whatcom mayors to WA Ecology: Your meetings with tribal leadership have stalled river solutions

“Tribal leadership refused to join the Solutions Table process, preferring to wait until an adjudication is filed, …”

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