Articles published Thu, Feb 27, 2003
Letters to the Editor -- February 27, 2003
Hanging up on telemarketing fraud
We�ve all been there. It�s 5:46 p.m. and you�re sitting down for dinner after a long, hectic day. The phone rings. It�s a telemarketer. Some of us hang...
Counting school lunch calories
Every day up to 1,000 Blaine school district children could be eating what Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) argue is one of the three...
Wag the Dogs: Pet grooming at your home
So the dog needs a bath and clipping, but your schedule won�t allow you to take a trip to the groomer. There�s a simple, affordable solution: call Linda...
Coast Guard sets new security zone
The U.S. Coast Guard is implementing a 100-yard security zone to include passenger vessels operating in the Strait of Juan de Fuca and Puget Sound. This...
Remembering Reg Campin
Last Saturday hundreds gathered at the Blaine performing arts center to remember the rich life and lasting legacy of a man who formed the minds and characters...
Murray Goff: 50 years in business
There is a historic marker on the outside of Goff�s Department Store on Peace Portal Drive, which states the building was built in 1899. While it may not...
Bottomfish numbers declining in local waters
At a February 19 meeting focusing on bottomfish in local waters members of the county�s Marine Resources Committee (MRC) came up against local fishermen...
Community Assistance Program helps during tough times
Local residents who hit a financial rough spot and need some help fast to meet their basic needs have always had a number of programs available to assist...
New signs to welcome visitors
Many people crossing the border into Blaine don�t even know they�re here. But the city of Blaine is going to change that � by putting up signs.
Caught on camera: three men jump border, apprehended by RCMP
The $6 million camera system along the border is earning its keep. Last week border patrol specialists monitoring the cameras spotted three men jumping...
Blaine council bullish on growth
Blaine city council decided to be aggressive when it comes to how fat the city will grow in the next 20 years.
Police Report -- February 27, 2003
Sports -- February 27, 2003