Articles published Wed, Feb 24, 2010
Letters to the Editor - February 25 - March 3, 2010
Blaine chamber choir talent show fundraiser
Council gives nod for roundabout project
Blaine City Council expressed their support Monday for a $7.8 million roundabout project slated for the I-5 interchange near D Street.
County council OK’s funding for Bay Horizon Park
Whatcom County Council approved a new playground for Birch Bay's Bay Horizon Park Tuesday, as part of a larger funding package affecting Whatcom County.
County amends septic regulations
Whatcom County Council voted 5-2 Tuesday to approve amended regulations allowing for homeowner inspections of on-site sewage disposal systems.
This issue in photos - February 25 - March 3, 2010
Blaine youth collect supplies for troops
As part of their Lenten mission, youth at St. Anne’s Parish in Blaine are hosting a food and supply collection from 3 to 6 p.m. on Friday, February 25 at St. Anne’s Parish.
Blaine grads named to dean’s list at UW
Blaine high school is ‘one of the best’
Two national reports have found that Blaine high school is one of the best high schools in the nation.
Youth volleyball sign-up ends March 6
Those interested in Blaine Boys & Girls Club youth volleyball for grades 3 through 6 will need to register by March 6 for their spring league.
Meeting discusses regional economics
A Whatcom County non-profit organization has scheduled a public meeting to foster conversation about community issues next month.
School board to host community forums
The Blaine school board has scheduled the first of two staff and community forums specific to 2010-11 budget development on March 8.
Mature Lifestyles - Blaine man finds adventure in volunteering
Blaine resident Davis Bogue has found happiness on the water.
BP to discuss Blaine Road roundabout project
The Washington state Department of Transportation (WSDOT) and BP Cherry Point refinery have plans to build a roundabout on State Route 548 at the intersection of Grandview and Blaine roads and will host an open house next week to answer questions.
Homeless can receive free services March 4
Homeless and low-income individuals in Whatcom County will be able to receive free medical, dental and housing assistance next Thursday, March 4.
Talk explores acidification of Puget Sound
The Whatcom County Marine Resources Committee will host a free presentation on ocean acidification and its effects on Puget Sound.
Yard waste recycling begins Saturday, March 6
Beginning Saturday, March 6, 2010, Bellingham and Whatcom County citizens can bring their residential yard waste to the corner of Lakeway and Woburn streets on Saturdays and Sundays between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. The fee for disposal of residential yard waste at the transfer station is $4 per load.
Olympics photos of the week
Bay Builders - Great kids doing great thing!
Blaine grapplers earn honors at Mat Classic