Thu, Aug 28, 2008 

 

New Blaine teachers welcomed

Blaine school district will welcome seven new teachers this year. They are: Bevin Graham, fifth grade; Louise Webb, speech and language; Clete Smith, ninth...

Dakota Creek winery art show a success

Last weekend’s Art at the Winery fair at the Dakota Creek Winery on Haynie Road exceeded all expectations, according to winery owner and show czar...

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Blaine painter offers free home makeover

Ericksen schedules Blaine meeting

State representative Doug Ericksen (R-District 42) has scheduled a town hall-style meeting for 5:30 p.m. Thursday, August 28, at the Blaine Marine Park...

Blaine’s WASL test results show upward trend

Last year’s math emphasis in the Blaine school district seems to have paid off in higher scores on the Washington Assessment of Student Learning ...

Peace Portal business park site plan approved

The city of Blaine is one step closer to having another business park, following a decision by Blaine City Council Monday.

Thu, Aug 21, 2008 

 

55 artists signed for winery show

Thanks to last minute sign-ups, the total number of artists who will be present for this weekend’s juried Art at the Winery festival stood at 55 ...

Tax increase before budget revision is disservice

The county council majority voted for a tax increase immediately before our first in-depth budget review in two years. Whatcom County operates on a biennial...

On using escape cord, what’s the catch? More crab

Summertime in the Puget Sound region can be sheer bliss.For many people the only thing that can improve upon the mild sunny days and the beautiful scenery...

New cafe is welcome addition to local restaurant scene

After living in Blaine for nine years, George O’Mara, 52, decided to open a restaurant.

Book traces local history of Lily Point, Boundary Bay

Tracing our Past: A Heritage Guide to Boundary Bay, is an outstanding collaboration by historian Anne Murray of Tsawwassen, B.C. and photographer David...

WhatcomCounts.org a wealth of online resources

Finding information about local organizations just got easier.The Whatcom Coalition for Healthy Communities and the Bellingham Public Library recently ...

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Volunteers wanted for Sam Hill Day

Travelers can expect more border delays

Travelers who plan on crossing the U.S./Canadian border at the Peace Arch port of entry can continue to expect detours and delays.Bill Lesh, a spokesperson...

Gregoire, Larsen lead in Washington primary

Incumbents U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen (D-Everett) and Governor Christine Gregoire have both secured leads over their opponents, according to unofficial primary...

Birch Bay man a Nashville music sensation

Rod Stone is intent on being competitive. That’s the only way he’ll get on the radio and charts, he said.

Thu, Aug 14, 2008 

 

Event to benefit low-income students

The Opportunity Council, a non-profit organization that provides social services to those in need, has scheduled their 16th annual community school supply...

Council awards street contracts

Blaine City Council voted to award a $1.7 million bid to Colacurcio Brothers Construction Company, for two major street reconstruction projects.

Striking down the municipal water law a good start

What would it matter if we clean up Puget Sound but the rivers feeding it run dry?

Whatcom Fitness now offering belly dancing classes

The upbeat drums and sensual rhythm of the oud, a Middle Eastern guitar, spark up the room with the surroundings of Middle-Eastern music, while Annyse ...

Reporter finds trial, error and success in BodyBugg

Here's an interesting new health product: The California-based Apex Fitness Group, a subsidiary of 24Fitness, has introduced a biometric armband that accurately...

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Birch Bay State Park hosts events

No alcohol found in fatal crash

No drugs or alcohol were found in the system of a motorist involved in a fatal vehicle-pedestrian accident last May.

Prosecutor admits mistake in local larceny case

Felony theft charges against Charles Green were dismissed without prejudice in superior court last week on the recommendation ofWhatcom County deputy prosecuting...

Free biodegradable crab pot escape cords

The Washington State University Beach Watchers group will distribute biodegradable crab pot escape cords at Blaine Marina and Birch Bay State Park boat...

Birch Bay road projects given priority in six-year road plan

The Whatcom County six-year transportation improvement program (STIP) was approved 6-1 during the August 5 county council meeting despite a long debate...

Detour routes traffic through downtown

In an effort to have motorists utilize services in Blaine while southbound traffic is being detoured at the Peace Arch border crossing, a large sign was...


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