Wed, Oct 14, 2009 

 

For retired people, Road Scholar is roughing it lite

Road Scholar is one of the most popular programs available for retired people. Appealing especially for those interested in life-long learning opportunities, their programs combine educational excellence, comfortable accommodations, good food and travel opportunities with other people of the same age.

RE Sources files lawsuit against city of Blaine

A Bellingham-based non-profit environmental group has filed a lawsuit against the city of Blaine following city council’s approval of its critical areas ordinance.

Blaine City Council postpones vote on impact fees

After an exhaustive debate Monday over whether impact fees were an important tool to maintain quality of life for current residents, Blaine City Council postponed a vote on a proposal that would remove the fees until all members were present.

WWU faculty concert this Sunday

Violins and two of their close relatives in the orchestra (viola and cello) can be painful to hear unless played perfectly, especially in pitch. But when they are, the result is a transforming musical experience that’s not to be missed.

News in Brief

Habitat For Humanity auction October 17 • Blaine’s K-9 Yoschi retirement party Friday • Last day for tree giveaway this Saturday • Blaine artists featured in Lynden craft show • Last gardener’s market is this Saturday • Celebrate International Artist Day Oct. 25

Math night for families Oct. 22

Families and community members are invited to learn about algebra at this event.

Beyond books, library serves community needs

The number 7,750 is an impressive number, especially when it signifies the number of books and chapters read during the summer by our community’s youngest members.

Blaine singer wows Bellingham audience

Soprano, cheerleader and 4.0 student Michelle Berry missed the homecoming dance in this her senior year, and so did her boyfriend, Avery Lyons. In fact, they were with their families at the Mount Baker Theatre for a concert by Neil Berg’s Singing With The Broadway Stars, because at the close of the evening Berry was invited onstage to sing a solo from “Seasons of Love,” from the musical Rent.

2009 Blaine high school homecoming royalty

Northwest Mushroom Association features several delicious events

Mushroom mania! Noted mycologist and author David Arora will speak in Bellingham about his newest book.

Free business seminar Oct. 27

Election 2009: Candidate Answers

Whatcom County Council and Port of Bellingham commission district 1 and 2

Young At Heart

Find out what is happening at the Blaine Senior Center

Wed, Oct 7, 2009 

 

County council schedules Lincoln Road fix

Whatcom County Council last week approved a six-year transportation plan that puts long needed Lincoln Road improvements on track for 2011.

Trillium weighs in against dropping impact fees

Your chance to do good locally

Deb Cummings benefit to be held

Blaine school administrator Deb Cummings has a motto on her e-mail – “It’s not what happens to you, it’s what you do with what happens to you.” On July 15 she was diagnosed with a rare and deadly form of cancer, and two days later she began chemotherapy at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Bellingham.

New in Brief

Curves celebrates women’s health and fitness • Retailing to Canadian visitors • Birch Bay Farmer Market’s Last Day • Business fair coming up • Need a job?

Cycling: For All Ages

Fire Prevention Week

In conjunction with Fire Prevention Week 2009 here are some safety tips for adults on ways to keep homes fire safe and prevent painful burns. By following simple safety rules, you can “Stay Fire Smart!”

Election 2009: Candidate Answers

Blaine Council Ward 1, Position 2 • Blaine Council At Large, Position 7 • Whatcom County Council District 1, Position A • Whatcom County Council Dist. 2, Pos. A • Whatcom County Council Dist. 3, Pos. A

Open and ready for business

After some long days and nights, Gabrielle Esquiro’s grand opening for her sewing, alteration, laundry and dry cleaning shop called Rags to Stitches happened last Thursday.

New physical therapist at Whatcom Physical Therapy

Thu, Oct 1, 2009 

 

Red tide alert

Wed, Sep 30, 2009 

 

After 8 years of service, police dog Yoshi retires

After eight years, 1,076 calls, many arrests and detections including a year in which he found over a quarter ton of drugs, Blaine’s police dog Yoschi, 10, is retiring.

Council postpones decision on impact fee removal

After much deliberation, Blaine City Council agreed Monday to extend the public comment period on a proposal to waive traffic and park impact fees for development.

Work proceeds on BP expansion

The BP Cherry Point Refinery at 4519 Grandview Road is replacing their 38-year-old maintenance and shop complex (MSC) building with two new structures located in the northeast corner of their property.


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