Thu, Oct 21, 2004 

 

Cityplans to object to county zoning decision

Thecity of Blaine isn’t happy withzoning changes recently adopted by the county along withthe Birch Bay community plan. According to city managerGary...

Itall boils down to the money

Ata joint work session of the Citizens Wastewater AdvisoryCommittee and Blaine City Council participants listenedto 10 different ways Blaine could treat...

Brochureto attract birders

Thecity of Blaine has produced 10,000 copies of NorthwestBirding, a new brochure that will “encourage peopleto see this as an important birding area...

Timber-r-r-r!

Workersfrom the Bow Hill Mill began the process of removingnearly 500 trees from the area south of the Blaine airportthis week, ending an effort that began...

Timeto sign up for Boys & Girls club basketball

Basketballseason is here for kids in grades K through 8th grade.The Blaine Boys & Girls Clubhas started registration for the 2004-2005 winter season.Registration...

LincolnPark: Blaine’s first park

LincolnPark is our first Blaine public park. Purchased by thecity in 1906, it is about 29 acres of beautiful nativetrees, with walking/jogging paths winding...

‘HotRod’ Hamilton to turn 80

Oncea hot rodder, always a hot rodder.

BirchBay Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting and DinnerStephani’s Restaurant October 19, 2004

Inspite of the baseball playoffs Tuesday night Stephani’sRestaurant had a full house for the Birch Bay Chamber ofCommerce annual meeting and dinner...

Aroundthe City

Shirley packs it inAfter 26 years in city hall, Shirley Thorsteinson is retiringat the end of the year. “She’s kind of theheart and soul around...

Blaineharbor wins environmental award

ThePort of Bellingham’s Blaine Marina has beenhonored with a five-star rating by Whatcom County’sEnviroStars program. This program certifies...

Auditorcatches ballot error

Thecounty auditor has discovered that 836 ballots out ofthe more than 70,000 absentee ballots mailed last weekwere issued with the wrong name on the mailing...

Brunkowappointed to council

Airportcommission member Bob Brunkow has been appointed to fillthe vacancy on city council left by the October 4 deathof mayor Dieter Schugt.

Teencourt proves effective in fighting juvenile crime

“Ilike it because we’re taken seriously,” saidBlaine junior Nancy Khoury, one of two coordinators forthe 27 Blaine high school students...

Developmentpace appears poised to increase

OneBellingham developer, Joel Douglas, has long had hiseyes on Blaine and there are strong indications thatFairhaven developer Ken Imus is also poised ...

Thu, Oct 14, 2004 

 

Blainebuildings boom

Blaineis seeing a building boom in 2004, with close to a 70percent increase in permits being approved by the cityin the first three quarters of 2004 compared...

Lawenforcement make their case for a new jail

Voterswill soon consider Whatcom County Proposition Number1 proposing a sales tax of 1/10 of one percent (a dimeon $100 taxable purchase) to fund the construction...

Doit while the sun still shines

Whenasked how to prepare your car for winter, Rich Eacret ofBlaine’s NAPA store reminded people of the four-footsnows and weeks of freezing temperatures...

Somechicken with that pie?

BOGO,the newest pizza restaurant in Blaine has just addedchicken dishes as a feature of their menu, an idea ownerJerry Thrasher has been working on for...

SACdisbands by group consensus

The Student Ambassador Committee, a high school age businessoriented youth group established last January under theaegis of the Birch Bay Chamber of Commerce...

TheGarden Path

Weare well into fall now but it is an important time inthe garden. Our wet discomfort now will be greatly rewardednext year so put on those wellies and...

Amayor in fact, if not in deed

byMeg Olson

MedicOne planning move

NorthWhatcom Fire and Rescue Services (NWFRS) fire administratorDave Crossen announced that the Bellingham Fire Departmentplans to relocate its Medic One...

Brakesslammed on boardwalk

TheBlaine boardwalk project is being put on the shelf whilea complicated condemnation proceeding works its way throughthe courts – or until the propertysells...

Decrepitjail described as just short of “horrific”

Blainepolice chief Mike Haslip is joining other county lawenforcement officials in asking voters to approve a newsales tax to build, maintain and run county...

BirchBay Golf Club scheduled for auction

The18-hole Birch Bay Golf Club will be auctioned off bysheriff’s deputy Kevin Moyes on November 5 tosettle a $20 million debt owed by owners Jim ...

Thu, Oct 7, 2004 

 

Smoke alarms:1st line of defense

Installsmoke alarms correctly and test them regularly.

Whatyou can (and can’t) take across the U.S. NEXUS

Allplants, plant products, animals, meats and animal productsmust be declared at time of entry into the United Statesregardless of whether they are allowed...


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