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Peace Arch Port of Entry Closed to Foot Traffic

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has temporarily closed the Peace Arch Port of Entry in Washington State to all southbound foot traffic attempting to enter the United States.

Local builder showcases green Blaine home

When Bellingham builder Mike McAuley was looking for a site to build his dream project – a state-of-the-art green home – he chose Blaine’s lettered street neighborhood because of its affordability and quality of life.

Birch Bay Food Pantry in need of donations

The Birch Bay Food Pantry is seeking food donations after an increasing number of low-income families in the area have put a strain on their supplies.

DOT agrees to conditions for roundabout project

The Washington State Department of Transportation (DOT) has agreed to certain conditions requested by the city of Blaine with regards to the construction of its $7.8 million roundabout project planned for Peace Portal Drive near the I-5 interchange.

Council opposes oil barrel tax 6-1

Blaine City Council opposed a per-barrel fee for oil refineries in the state of Washington last week.

Bake your heart out!

Ron Snyder's Mud Bottom cake recipe

Vancouver Opera review: Nixon In China

Opera lovers hope that the object of their affections will have some connection to contemporary life.

Whatcom County Home & Garden show this weekend

The Building Industry Association of Whatcom County presents the 31st Annual Whatcom County Home & Garden Show® March 5, 6 and 7 at the Northwest Washington Fair Grounds in Lynden, WA.

Photos from this week's issue - March 4 - 10, 2010

Senior center springs forward with events

What a wonderful time is spring’s arrival.

The Markets raise $7,325 for Haiti

To help with the massive relief efforts in earthquake-devastated Haiti, employees and customers of The Markets in Whatcom County and other locations raised $7,325 over a two-week period last month.

Blaine grad hosts CD launch party

Did you happen to be lying on the beach in Hawaii a few years back listening to a surfer named Jack Johnson sing and play guitar? No such luck? Well, if you want to hear someone of Johnson’s quality and potential, you are now in the right place.

The Borderite Report

Find out what is happening in the Blaine School District


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