The Northern Light will honor our local heroes in two upcoming tributes.
The First Responders special section will run in the October 2 issue and honors our local fire fighters, sheriff and police.
The Veterans Salute will focus on our veterans and will run in the November 6 issue in time for Veterans Day.
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WE NEED YOUR HELP!
END OF SEASON BEACH CLEAN UP
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 6th
9:00am – 12:00pm
7900 Birch Bay Drive
Sponsored by World Mark
The following is a letter we just received from Whatcom County Health Dept.
Good afternoon Shellfish Partners,
The Washington State Department of Health is lifting the biotoxin closure for the area from Point Whitehorn north to the Canadian border, excluding Point Roberts … due to improving biotoxin levels. Please note that Point Roberts and all beaches south of Point Whitehorn remain closed to the recreational harvest of all species of molluscan shellfish.
Those of you who post beaches for us in the area that is re-opened can remove the biotoxin signs effective immediately. This includes Birch Bay State Park, Birch Bay Village, the Semiahmoo Homeowners Association, and Blaine Harbor. Health Department staff will remove signs in all other areas within the next 24 hours.
Thank you as always for your generous help.–tk
Tom Kunesh, RS
Food and Living Environment Program Supervisor
Whatcom County Health Department
Public Health- Always Working for a Safer and Healthier Whatcom County