Local Whatcom County in Bloom winners, 2008
James Still, of 5002 Cottonwood Court in Birch Bay, won first place in the container garden category. Other local winners were Bruce and Billie Rowell, of Blaine; and Pat Provencher, of Birch Bay.
Birch Bay Leisure Park won 3rd place for individual business.
Semiahmoo Resort Association won 2nd place, entrance category.
Natalie Leininger, of 8107 Comox Road, Birch Bay won honorable mention.
Michele Cloutier and Wayne Carpenter of Semiahmoo won the Bellingham Beauty school backyard award for an individual home.