Thu, Oct 30, 2003 

 

Rash of local bicycle thefts reported

More than 10 bikes have been stolen throughout the Blaine community in the last week, and authorities currently have no concrete suspects, according to...

EMS levy requires 60 percent to pass

Voters will be asked to pass an Emergency Medical Services (EMS) levy at the polls on Tuesday, November 4 to help finance EMS service throughout the county...

City objects to logging project process

The city of Blaine has halted a logging project � dubbed Route 66 � encompassing 400 acres within city limits, near Birch Point.

Thu, Oct 23, 2003 

 

Blaine habitat home work continues

The first Habitat for Humanity home in Blaine at 940 Cedar Street is close to completion.

Stream stewards to train in salmon observation

The community is invited to attend several meetings and events designed to train and educate them in stream restoration and salmon observation, starting...

Co-gen comment time moved to November 3

More than one hundred residents attended an open house earlier this month concerning the proposed BP cogeneration plant.

VFW, LA announce student competitions

The Veterans of Foreign Wars and its Ladies Auxiliary have announced this year�s competitions for school age children in grades three through 12. These...

Blaine Bay Refuse in garbage service battle

A battle is ensuing over garbage service within legal territories, and Blaine Bay Refuse could lose over 500 customers should their service be denied in...

Boardwalk plans moving along

The final photo-realistic illustrations of the proposed $1.5 million boardwalk were finalized last month by the city of Blaine planning department. The...

News In Brief

Sonics to host free community practice tonightThe Seattle Supersonics are hosting a free community practice open to the public tonight from 6 - 8 p.m. ...

Residents voice concerns overSeacrest project

A proposed four-story, Italian villa-style condominium project at the present site of the Westview Motel at 1300 Peace Portal Drive is drawing concerns...

City continues to study sewer solution

Blaine city council continues to study the sewer issue and wastewater alternatives, and will meet again next Monday, October 27, at 5:15 p.m. in a public...

BBWSD requests county help in expansion efforts

The Birch Bay Water and Sewer District (BBWSD) is moving forward with a long-delayed project after Whatcom County Council unanimously agreed to apply for...

Trains in Blaine mainly a pain

In an effort to address the increasing train delays and the public safety problem it poses, the city of Blaine held a public meeting Monday night with ...

Thu, Oct 16, 2003 

 

Public Safety

Blaine Police Department

Skate Park to break ground

The skate park is soon becoming a reality. After nearly two years of planning and fundraising, the first mix of concrete should hit the ground by the end...

News In Brief

Meeting to discuss delays scheduled for MondayBeen held up in traffic by a train lately? You may want to attend a meeting held by the city of Blaine on...

Divers find damaged wastewater line

The city of Blaine�s wastewater outfall line was found to be damaged last week and city staff is working to make emergency repairs, according to public...

Fire annexation could be on February ballot

The city of Blaine is continuing to move toward fire annexation with fire district 13, and the issue will likely be on the ballot in February 2004.

Council passes $250,000 airport bond

Blaine city council unanimously passed a $250,000 bond ordinance to be used for the purchase of land near the southern end of the Blaine Municipal Airport...

Thu, Oct 9, 2003 

 

Drive into the season

Several methods of automobile fluid disposal available throughout county

News In Brief

First meeting set for Cherry Point aquatic reserve Land near Cherry Point has made the list of the first aquatic reserves in the state, according to the...

Terrell Creek habitat work to start

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) and the Army Corps of Engineers recently gave the go ahead to start restoration work within Birch...

Final page turns on the Blaine Book Company

What amounted to years of frustration and community heartache for many local residents, was demolished in less than two hours earlier this week.

Officials to discuss train delays

Over the last two months, there have been several documented train incidents that have disrupted traffic. Just last week, there was a 45-minute train delay...

Thu, Oct 2, 2003 

 

On the Waterfront

by Jan Hrutfiord

County health department tackles flu season

The approach of fall reminds us that flu season is ahead. The flu � also called influenza � is a respiratory disease which causes sudden fever, chills,...


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