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Wings Over Water to feature local science expert

Local science teacher Jim Jorgensen will lead one of his popular and entertaining geology field trips as a part of Blaine’s seventh annual Wings over Water (WOW) on April 18.

Border reconstruction project gets $30 million boost

Renovations at the Peace Arch border crossing have received a $30 million push in federal economic recovery funds that will hopefully prevent further delays in finishing the project.

Study identifies pollutants in harbor

Drayton Harbor is widely contaminated with human, bovine and avian fecal coliform, according to a pilot study recently completed by the Puget Sound Restoration Fund.

Hall of fame!

Local artist, 77, inducted to Surfer’s Walk of Fame

Garden

Deer populations in neighborhoods have increased rapidly due to abandoned farms, hunting restrictions and suburban sprawl. And they are dining on expensive suburban landscapes.

Small business 101

Business owners who would like to learn about marketing their businesses can attend a free workshop next week hosted by the Center for Economic Vitality, formerly the Small Business Development Center of Western Washington University.

Briefs

Library Link

”The day I discovered that one could go to the public library and take out books was one of the happiest of my life.” Columnist Liz Smith.

Young At Heart-

Our Blaine Senior Center community welcomes spring, with its planting flowers, and gardens, bright green lawns which are great for bocce ball, trips, and other outdoor activities, and that lovely warm sunshine which is good for the most of us.

Mahogany whale tail one of several new exhibits at Peace Arch Park

Last week, the Charlottesville, Va., resident chose to endure the 3,000 mile trek from Charlottesville, Va. to Blaine in cramped quarters, with a 17-foot-long wooden whale tail in tow and his wife and two children packed in the family minivan.

 

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