Thu, Mar 4, 2010 

 

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

Mon, Mar 1, 2010 

 

Birch Bay businesses hope to spur food bank donations

From now until March 6, Birch Bay Consignment and Thrift along with Birch Bay Hair Care are co-sponsoring a community food drive and free raffle.

Wed, Feb 24, 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.


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