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Downtown Blaine. Source: City of Blaine

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Downtown Blaine. Source: City of Blaine

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

Scene of abandoned house fire in Blaine (September 21, 2023). Photo courtesy of NWFR

Morning fire destroys Blaine residence

As operations progressed it was determined that it would be better and safer to let the structure just burn.

Plot of vertically integrated water vapor analysis forecast for September 25, 2023, as of September 19th based on ECMWF forecast model. Source: Center for Western Weather and Water Extremes

Seasonal weather change arrives with potential for heavy rain in the forecast

A strong weather system is forecast to bring several days of moderate to heavy rain to the Whatcom County lowlands.

Scene of carport fire in Birch Bay (September 19, 2023). Photo courtesy of NWFR

Birch Bay residence saved from carport fire

Crews on scene were able to extinguish the fire within minutes.

Southbound traffic backup on Valley Highway north of a residential fire in Acme (October 20,2022). Photo: Whatcom News

E Pole Road reopened after month-long closure

Motorists were directed around the closure via a signed 19-mile detour.

Full bins during a the Whatcom County Health Department and Public Works Department free tire recycling event (October 18, 2021). Photo courtesy Whatcom County Health Department

Drop off old tires to be recycled during 2 Whatcom County events

Residents can drop off up to 20 standard car or light truck tires.

Flight path of aWestJet flight having to circle over Whatcom County before diverting to Vancouver International Airport (September 10, 2023). Source: FlightAware

Boeing 737 circling over Whatcom County was an unusual sight

It was seen circling over western Whatcom County for nearly 2 hours.


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