Articles published Thu, Aug 10, 2006
Letters to the Editor -- August 10, 2006
SilverReef Casino adds $24.5 million spa, hotel
The Silver Reef Casino’snew $24.5 million hotel and spa opens on Thursday, August10, and after a few practice runs marketing manager EricLarsen said...
Quiltpays tribute to Blaine history
Thequilt was forgotten about for nearly 20 years beforeBirch Bay resident Cynthia Arnett acquired it.
SardisRaptor Center a refuge for injured birds
Sharon Wolters began getting phonecalls on a recent Sunday night about two young eagles whosenest in a popular Bellingham park seemed to be falling apart...
Studyshows economics of recycling
A studycompleted by the Bellingham-based RE Store suggests thattheir “hybrid” method of deconstruction,reuse and recycling can be as &ndash...
August22 last day for vigil donations
August 22 is the last day for the sale of bricks, pavers,placement requests and donations for The Vigil, a bronzesculpture planned for the H Street plaza...
BirchBay women are dogs’ other mothers
Kathi Gilbert and Katie Nelsonboth say that none of their work days are typical as professionalpet sitters and care givers.
Flaggercites ‘rightamount of assertiveness’ as key to job
It’sno secret that traffic on the truck route, officially WashingtonState Highway 543 (SR543) between exit 275 on I-5 and thePacific Highway truck...
Internationaltriathlon this Sunday
TheTri Without Borders bi-national marathon is scheduledfor Sunday, August 13.
Pugwashpeace conferences ‘transcend politics’
“The generalpublic, and even many men in position of authority, have not realizedwhat would be involved in a war with nuclear bombs,” statesthe...
Blaineborder lacks staffing, resources
Portsof entry at the U.S./Canadian border are in need of morefunding, staffing and resources, members of the U.S. Houseof Representatives Committee on ...
HomesteadNorthwest buys golf course for $4 million
The87-acre golf course located behind Stephani’sBy the Bay restaurant on Birch Bay Drive, was purchasedAugust 3 by Homestead Northwest Development...
Boardwalkfestival begins this Saturday
Thefirst annual Blaine Boardwalk Festival is set for thisSaturday, August 12, and as of last weekend all availablevendor spaces were taken.
Police Report -- August 10, 2006