Thu, Apr 30, 2009 

 

Blaine woman receives 9/11 Volunteer For Victims award

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder recognized Blaine resident Barbara Skudlarick for her years of efforts on behalf of crime victims at the National Crime...

Produce shares offer fresh produce, local sustainabilityBy Tara Nelson

Long before the first summer harvest of organic fruits and vegetables, Mike and Kim Finger of Cedarville Farm are out in the cool spring air, plowing soil...

Failure to report boat arrivals could result in fine

Boaters getting warning notices for checking in late with the border shouldn’t take it like a slap on the wrist, according to Customs and Border ...

Full sails for local sailing Regattas

Twelve-year-old Aaron Peterson won the Clancy Boat Mini Regatta and Canadians took the West Marine Team Challenge for the second straight year at the big...

Beached whale likely died of trauma

Researchers investigating the death of a young gray whale that washed ashore this week say it likely died of acute trauma.

American Life Poetry

Sometimes I wonder at my wife's forbearance. She's heard me tell the same stories dozens of times, and she still politely laughs when she should. Here's...

News in Brief

Dog park volunteer work party May 16

Expect border delays this week

Travelers can anticipate longer than usual border waits this week as the crews will temporarily close the right northbound lane of the current two-lane...

Blaine boy wins state essay contest

Blaine resident Gene Kovalenso, a sixth-grader at Blaine middle school, has placed in the annual Jacob Friedman Holocaust Writing and Art Contest sponsored...

Ellen Wortendyke turns 100

At a party in the dining room of Good Samaritan Society-Stafholt, Ellen Wortendyke was honored on her 100th birthday. Family, friends, residents and staff...

Volunteers sought for clam survey

The Whatcom County Marine Resources Committee is looking for volunteers to help survey clams along the shoreline of Birch Point from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 ...

Blaine jazz camp seeks volunteers

Blaine’s eighth annual summer Jazz Camp is set for July 11 through 18, and coordinators Larry and Suzanne Conrad are looking for volunteer help.

Former border agent pleads guilty to child rape charges

A top official for the U.S. Border Patrol’s Blaine sector arrested last October on child rape charges pleaded guilty in Whatcom County Superior Court...

Vezzetti appointed to high school vice principal

Blaine athletic director Wayne Vezzetti will also serve as Blaine high school’s vice-principal next year in a move that is expected to save the district...

Thu, Apr 23, 2009 

 

On the Waterfront

The Wings Over the Water festival was held at the Blaine Marine Park and harbor and downtown Blaine last Saturday, with information on the ducks and geese...

West Marine earns store of the year

Blaine’s West Marine Express was recognized as district store of the year earlier this year according to their Western region manager Jim Abel.

Watering schedule and outreach to residential community

Beginning June 15, the Whatcom Water Alliance will be implementing a voluntary watering schedule that will continue through September 15.

Gardening

Composting is a cost-efficient way to go green

Blaine community sailing school schedules first mini regatta

Blaine’s sailing season gets underway this weekend, April 25 and 26, with up to a hundred sailboats filling the bay for the annual Semiahmoo Regatta...

News in Briefby Tara Nelson

Volunteers sought to help trees grow

Input sought for Birch Bay Square

What kind of businesses would you like to see in Birch Bay Square?Birch Bay Square owners are seeking comments on what kinds of stores local residents ...

Feds: long border waits anticipated this summer

Long border waits are likely in store this summer as crews continue construction at the Peace Arch border crossing but travelers can minimize delays by...

Semiahmoo Bay to fill with sails this weekend

Blaine’s unofficial beginning of the sailing season happens this weekend with the eleventh annual running of the Semiahmoo Regatta, sponsored by ...

Thu, Apr 16, 2009 

 

CEV and Blaine chamber of commerce offer free business class

Western Washington University’s Center for Economic Vitality and the Blaine Chamber of Commerce (BCC) are partnering to provide a workshop designed to help businesses navigate the present economic challenges.

County organizations to host Earth Day recycling events

Individuals looking to get rid of old electronics, appliances and other junk can do so at little or no charge this weekend.

Town hall meeting

U.S. Representative Rick Larsen will speak in Blaine Saturday about his plans for comprehensive energy reform and economic recovery during the April district work period.

Meetings to discuss roundabouts

A series of meetings this month hosted by the Washington State Department of Transportation will help provide answers to questions regarding two planned roundabouts near the I-5 and D Street overpass.


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