Thu, Jun 29, 2006 

 

Residentsask city for moratorium

SomeSemiahmoo residents are alleging the city is turninga blind eye while runaway growth overburdens infrastructureand services. At the June 26 city council...

Summerschool session helps students retrieve credit

ManyBlaine primary and elementary students who are failingin school are also failing to take advantage of the district’ssummer school program, designed...

Bigger,better Fourth of July planned for Blaine

Blaine’sannual Fourth of July celebration will be bigger than everthis year, with more vintage cars, a longer parade thatwill feature four bands,...

Thu, Jun 22, 2006 

 

Blainestudents win awards

Blainehigh school alumnus Devlin Montfort was awarded top honorsand a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering by WashingtonState University in Pullman...

AngelFlight offers free flights, via Blaine

Bradand Diane O’Neill of Blaine celebrated their20th wedding anniversary two years ago by re-enacting theirvows on the beach near Tofino, on Vancouver...

Costonwins tournament

Jeff Coston, the resident golfpro at the Semiahmoo Country Club, won his third tournamentin a row last week in taking the Senior Washington OpenInvitational...

Blainemother donates kidney

Blaine residentLorrie Zehler is organizing a fundraising event FridayJune 23 to raise money to give her daughter one of herkidneys.

Briefs

Opryseries begins SaturdayCountry music fans will be able to enjoy homegrown bluegrassand country music this Saturday, as part of a seriesof all-ages concerts...

BPrefinery fined $32,000 for sulfur dioxide leak

A failed instrument at the BP Cherry Point Refinery resulted in therelease of hundreds of pounds of sulphuric acid-producing sulphur dioxideand nearly ...

Boardwalkribbon cutting June 29

The city of Blaine will celebrate the completion of thefirst phase of its boardwalk project with a ribbon cuttingceremony at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 29...

Councilnears decision on Seagrass project

“The fact of the matter is there’s goingto be a project there. We can’t live in a couldawoulda shoulda kind of world and I don’...

WhatcomCounty law enforcement steps up patrols

Police departments throughout Whatcom County are cooperatingon an enforcement project this summer aimed at arrestingimpaired drivers.

Thu, Jun 15, 2006 

 

Steeringcommittee meeting schedule

Meetingsfor the Birch Bay Steering Committee and its subcommitteesare as follows:

Jazzfestival features free concerts

Blaine’sannual Jazz Festival takes over Blaine’sPerforming Arts Center and much of the rest of town the secondweek in July. Highlights include...

Liebertbids farewell to teaching, again

After teaching nearly 20 years inBlaine, former Blaine mayor and teacher John Liebert retiredfrom his second teaching career at Timber Ridge alternativeschool...

Onthe Waterfront

Last weekend wasvery busy at the harbor, with several different opportunitiesto participate in activities going on in our area. There were several Scout...

Countyto renovate Semiahmoo park

WhatcomCounty Parks & Recreation plans to offera 1,200-square-foot indoor meeting room with kitchen facilitiesat Semiahmoo County Park once renovations...

Lotsof oyster lovers on hand last Saturday

A county-wide red tide closure didn’t stop the Drayton HarborCommunity Oyster Farm from serving 100 dozen locally grown oystersat a well-attended...

Residenthistorian renews sister city campaign

Localwriter and historian Richard Clark made a passionateand slightly sarcastic plea to Blaine City Council forconsideration of a sister city relationship...

WSDOTproposes traffic circles on freeway, D Street

Blaine’sthird major construction project of the year gets underwaythis summer with the anticipated final approval at theend of the month of plans...

Cityto consider latest Seagrass proposal

TheBlaine planning commission narrowly voted to again denythe development application for the Seagrass cottageson Semiahmoo Spit. The final decision on...

Thu, Jun 8, 2006 

 

Briefs...

Cherries for JapanThe Blaine high school Wind Ensemble has been invited toperform at the 2007 Funabashi Music Festival in Funabashi,Japan, February 2007...

Farmersmarket opens in Birch Bay

Terry and Sharon Smith, ownersof the T-Shirt Shop in Birch Bay, wanted a way to bringlocal farmers and people together when they opened theirnew farmers...

Custerman fined for blocking California Creek

The WashingtonState Department of Ecology (DOE) has fined Custer propertyowner Paul Sanchez $20,000 for re-routing and filling inportions of a tributary...

Farewellreception planned for Derrington

Membersof the Blaine community are invited to attend a schooldistrict farewell reception for Blaine superintendentDr. Mary Lynne Derrington from 3:30 to...

BHSEvening of the Arts

Art, Brian SmithSenior Display First: Tegan Bukowski Second: Sarah Anishanslin

Festivaloffers free oyster BBQ, education

Residentsof the greater Drayton Harbor watershed are invited tolearn more about protecting their watershed while feastingon fresh Drayton Harbor oysters...


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