Articles published Wed, Mar 12, 2014
Letters to the editor: March 13 - 19, 2014
New designers sought for Birch Bay shoreline enhancements
After a breakdown in negotiations, Whatcom County Public Works officials have cut ties with the original design team and are now seeking other engineering firms to lead the Birch Bay Drive and Pedestrian Facility Project.
City is seeking developers for Gateway Property
With 28 acres of city-owned commercial real estate on the market, the city of Blaine is inviting developers to submit their qualifications and partner with the city in a public-private partnership.
High hopes for Blaine marijuana grower applicants
For Suzy Brewster, owning and operating a marijuana business would be a dream come true.
Senior center celebrates St. Patrick's Day
Community members are invited to enjoy dinner, prizes, live Irish music and more at the Blaine Senior Center.
A cheerful sail
A rainbow sail on a sunny day in Blaine Harbor.
Whatcom County seeks input on UGA scoping
Whatcom County Council is in the midst of planning for Whatcom County's future development, and it's looking for public input.
Lift your glass to St. Pat
Celebrations of the Irish holiday should be bigger than ever this year in Bellingham, as the annual Bellingham St. Patrick's Day Parade has gained nonprofit status.
Library hosts Microsoft IT Academy
Whatcom County residents now have access to free online training in basic computer skills and the use of Microsoft products.
BTAC awards 2014 grants for tourism
With the Semiahmoo Resort back in business, the Blaine Tourism Advisory Committee (BTAC), anticipating that lodging tax revenue from the hotel's operations will once again be available for the city's tourism program, has awarded grants to various programs and events in Blaine.
Refinery donates funds to Heron Center, NSEA schedules work party to plant trees
The BP Cherry Point Refinery donated another $10,000 to the Friends of Birch Bay State Park (FOBBSP) to complete the construction of the BP Heron Center for Environmental Education.
Bards of the Bar: Band's alter ego brings it closer to its roots, audience
Energy was high as Birch Bay resident Nolan Murray and award-winning Canadian songsmith Bruce Coughlan belted their Irish pride at the Will'O Pub's pre-St. Patrick's Day concert Sunday night.
Dairy is a source of Terrell Creek contamination
Snook Brook Farms of Ferndale has been identified as one of the main points of origin of the fecal coliform bacteria contamination in Terrell Creek.
Blaine teen wins science fair
Whether he's restoring salmon habitat or looking for new ways to use energy, Blaine High School senior David Shapiro is determined to make a difference on the environment.
Brian James Sandell
February 6, 1992 - March 7, 2014
Joseph Lawrence Kuttel
July 24, 1949 - March 5, 2014
Border Patrol: February 8 - March 1, 2014
Blaine girls take fifth place at state tourney
The girls basketball team capped off a season's hard work and brought home a trophy by placing in the top five in 1A statewide at the 2014 Hardwood Classic in Yakima.
A full-court press
Blaine's girls basketball team gave it their all at the 2014 WIAA state tournament on March 7-8 in Yakima.
V'Dovec named league MVP