Articles published Thu, Jan 1, 2009
Letters to the Editor -- January 01, 2009
North Whatcom Fire & Rescue Service
It has been a busy year! North Whatcom Fire and Rescue (NWFR) has responded to 2,200 calls so far this year, over 200 more than this same time last year...
2008 In ReviewBlaine School District
It has been a very exciting and productive year for the Blaine school district. Students across the program continue to demonstrate a high level of core...
2008 In Review Birch Bay Water & Sewer
In 2008, the district completed water main replacements on south Drayton Harbor Road and Birch Bay Lynden Road.
2008 In ReviewBirch Bay Chamber of Commerce
2008 was an outstanding year for the Birch Bay community and we look forward to a challenging and rewarding 2009.
Who raised the taxes in Whatcom County and why?
Recently county council member Brenner wrote in this paper criticizing the council majority for raising the flood tax by $0.04/ $1,000 of property value...
2008 in ReviewBlaine Community Assistance Program
The Community Assistance Program (CAP) is the outreach arm of the Peace Arch Christian Ministerial Association, a non-profit association of 19 churches...
Birch Bay Steering Committee meeting January 7
Year in Review: City of Blaine
2008 was a very busy year for the city of Blaine. The biggest news was the awarding of bids and start of construction on the Lighthouse Point Water Reclamation...
2008 Year In Review photos
City officials celebrate Bonnie Onyon’s appointment as mayor in January, 2008. Photo by Tara Nelson
Snowy good times
Blaine resident Ronald Beck created this 10-foot tall snowman near his home on Sweet Road.
2008 In ReviewPacific Arts Association
First, the Pacific Arts Association (PAA) thanks our community, students, instructors, and all those who gave so generously of their time, energy, talents...
Local pilot to make commemorative flight to Russia
Blaine native and aviation enthusiast Jeff Geer plans to commemorate the WWII Lend Lease program by flying an open cockpit biplane 6,000 miles from here...
Feds seize 250 pounds of cocaine near Birch Point
Two Canadians were arrested early on the morning of Friday, December 12 at Birch Point while attempting to load five 50-pound sacks of cocaine on to a ...
Dive into a new year at Birch Bay
Those who want to make a big splash in the coming year may take the challenge literally with Birch Bay’s annual Polar Bear Plunge.The event is scheduled...
2008 In Review A Look Back At 2008
Stock market meltdowns, housing price meltdowns, Ponzi scheme meltdowns – if there is truth to the old adage that those who forget the past are doomed...
City prevails in lawsuit with local developer
The city of Blaine has won its first round in a Federal District Court battle with Blaine developer Joel Douglas over his Seascape Condominium project ...
Police Report -- January 01, 2009