Thu, Jul 12, 2007 

 

SBDChires new business adviser

The Small Business Development Centerat Western Washington University has hired Andrew Nataleas their new business adviser. The center provides free,confidential...

NewBlaine fire marshall says prevention is best

Thecity of Blaine and North Whatcom Fire and Rescue Service(NWFRS) have announced the appointment of fire lieutenantJim Bleecker to become the new Blaine...

Expectroad delays this week?

The Washington State Departmentof Transportation will begin paving sections of BlaineRoad (SR 548) between Grandview and Fleet Roads this week,department...

Fedsoffer passport refunds

Frustratedtravelers who paid an extra $60 to get their U.S. passportsexpedited – andstill had to wait for them – can now get a refundfrom the...

Youngat Heart

Our Blaine Senior Center has abrand new facelift with the beautiful round tables replacingthe old rectangular tables furnished by the Whatcom CountyParks...

Bookexplores children’s health issues

Can fats such as Omega 3 and 6help in weight loss? Can flax seed oil and conjugated linoleicacids (CLAs) help ADD children focus better? Are certaintypes...

Alexanderto visit International Peace Garden

Blaine resident Christina Alexanderwill travel to another northern border city this year topromote Blaine’s Peace Arch Park and network with othercommunities...

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Parade members win trophies

Jazzfestival wraps up this weekend

The annual String of Pearls, a concert of much-lovedjazz standards, is the evening concert set for at7:30 p.m. Thursday in Blaine’s performing artscenter...

Countyleft without recourse in Drayton Harbor Road delay

To the citizens of Blaine concerning the Drayton HarborRoad repair:Please know that I share your strong desire to commence theDrayton Harbor Road project...

Street fairto coincide with jazz events

A street fair is planned for this Saturday,July 14, the last day of the annual Jazz Festival, beginning at 1 p.m.through 4:30 p.m. on Peace Portal Way ...

County-wideburn ban in effect

Dryweather conditions and high temperatures have promptedWhatcom County fire officials to implement a burn banbeginning Wednesday, July 11 until otherwise...

GSAto route freeway traffic through downtown

TheU.S. General Service Administration has scheduled a communitymeeting next week to discuss routing freeway trafficthrough downtown during the first phase...

Co-genplan shelved, ethanol refinery proposed

BillGrant, developer of Birch Bay’s Sandcastlecondominiums among other local projects, is planning tobuild an ethanol plant on 20 acres of land near...

Thu, Jul 5, 2007 

 

Citycalls for Semiahmoo residents to conserve water

The city of Blaine is urging Semiahmooresidents to voluntarily enact conservation measures throughoutthe summer to maintain adequate water pressure throughoutthe...

Blaine’sReverend Walter to celebrate 80th birthday

Reverend Don Walter turns 80 on Friday,July 6. His birthday will be marked by a festive concert followedby a reception put on by members of the community...

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Library book sale continues

WSUseeks Blaine families for study

Researchersat the Washington State Intercollegiate school of nursingin conjunction with the Whatcom County Health Departmentare conducting a study addressing...

BirchBay commercial guidelines ready for review

Theunincorporated area of Birch Bay is moving closer toadopting design standards that could help protect itsnatural habitat, preserve character and quality...

Week-longjazz festival kicks off July 9

Theweek-long seventh annual Blaine Jazz Festival kicks offon Monday, July 9 with Listen to the Rhythm, a hot Latingroup that brings interpretive dance ...

Thu, Jun 28, 2007 

 

Newbusinesses, faces springing up in Birch Bay

New faces are popping up all overBirch Bay. Here is a round-up of new businesses and people:

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Group starts local mom support group

July4 celebration packed with punch

Itmay not be on a weekend, but Blaine’s old fashioned4th of July celebration is scheduled to pack a punchwith a full day of activities culminating...

HStreet, boardwalk priorities in 6-year road plan

Widerlanes on H Street, a smoother railroad crossing on MarineDrive and the completion of the planned pedestrian bridgedowntown are just a few of the improvements...

Proposalcould streamline planning process

Anamendment proposed by the city of Blaine could streamlinethe public planning process by eliminating the need fora project’s final approval by citycouncil...

Thu, Jun 21, 2007 

 

Blaineprogram awards beautiful yards

A Blaine committee headed by DebbieHarger, Blaine’s community and tourism developmentcoordinator, has begun awarding weekly “yard of theweek...

101stCommencement Blaine High SchoolJune 14, 2007

Leadingschool administrators into graduation are principal DanNewell and superintendent Ron Spanjer. Photo by Jack Kintner.


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