Wed, Mar 12, 2014 

 

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.

Wed, Mar 5, 2014 

 

Daylight Saving Time has arrived!

The clock skips ahead on Sunday, March 9 as the majority of the U.S. begins observing Daylight Saving Time.

Birch Bay asks county for a park

Looking to the future, a few Birch Bay community members are asking the county to consider purchasing land for a park on Birch Bay Drive.

Montanans visit GPT terminal to talk about exports

Building a deep-water port terminal requires getting all your ducks in a row to ensure a return on the investment.

Math teachers to get schooled in Common Core standards

Throughout February, the Blaine school district worked to prepare its math teachers for the new standards imposed by Common Core State Standards Initiative, which will take full effect next school year.

Odds and ends from Blaine and Birch Bay

Loomis Hall Massage Therapy has moved to expanded space at 366 H Street and has changed their name to Blaine Healing Arts.

Deadline set for multiple-season permit drawing

Deer and elk hunters have until March 31 to enter their name in a drawing for a 2014 multiple-season permit, which can greatly increase their opportunities for success in the field.

Volunteers needed to help clean the beach

Sarah Pinkey, coordinator for the Birch Bay Chamber of Commerce, had to think a moment before deciding what was the strangest thing she has found on the beach during the quarterly Birch Bay Community Cleanup Day.

Haynie Opry kicks off early this weekend

Fans of live music can get their fill of classic country at the Haynie Grange this Saturday.

Corrections

February corrections

Commissioners consider water action plan

Birch Bay residents will soon have the option to help a neighbor in need when paying their monthly water utility bill.

What factors influence the Blaine and Birch Bay real estate market?

The real estate market in Blaine and Birch Bay is about as unique as you'll find.

LEGOs turn teens into technological masterminds

After a mom asked Blaine Public Library manager, Debby Farmer, what's there to do in Blaine for kids who aren't interested in sports or music, it got Debby thinking about what the library could offer in terms of education and social engagement.

Wed, Feb 26, 2014 

 

Port celebrates completion of airport project

Frequent flyers take note. Bellingham's airport has arrived.

Faulty traffic signals spur new law for motorcyclists

Riding a motorcycle around on a warm Northwest day is a relaxing pastime, unless you get stuck at a traffic light that just won't turn green.

Delayed traffic light project to commence this spring

A traffic signal project near Birch Bay that was planned for last fall has been rescheduled to begin this April, and the change means intermittent closures to Birch Bay-Lynden Road could extend into the summer.

Annual birding event set for mid-March

Get your binoculars ready.

Popular ice exhibit gets extra viewing days

The Vanishing Ice: Alpine and Polar Landscapes in Art exhibit at Whatcom Museum has been extended until Sunday, March 16.


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