Blaine sixth grade student Logan Thiessen won the Blaine Middle School Geography Bee and is set to participate in the state Bee this Friday, March 31. Hosted by the National Geographic Society, the state champion will win $100 and a trip to Washington D.C. to participate in the national championship May 14 to 17. The winner of the national bee will win a $50,000 college scholarship. Just over 100 students are participating in the state bee this weekend at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma. Photo by Julie-Anne Butschli.