Wed, Jul 17, 2013 

 

Mobile CSO headed to Blaine

The Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) Mobile Community Service Office (CSO) is coming to Blaine on Thursday, July 25.

CBSA seizes truck loaded with cocaine

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) seized more than 137 pounds of suspected cocaine at the Pacific Highway border crossing on June 26.

Blaine Jazz Festival draws big crowds, hosts benefit concert at Semiahmoo

Ragnar Relay returns to Blaine on July 19

Most foot races end when the sun goes down, but a race of a different sort is coming to Blaine this weekend.

Wed, Jul 10, 2013 

 

Reading Corps program loses federal funding

The Blaine Boys & Girls Club will have to look elsewhere for literacy support this coming school year after state funding cuts have left the Northwest Washington Reading Corps (NWWRC) program without the grant monies needed to continue its work.

Semiahmoo residents unhappy with proposed zoning change

A proposal to change land use zoning in west Semiahmoo has some people waving their pitchforks.

County Council tables EMS scale-back for further discussion

In the weeks since Whatcom County Executive Jack Louws put forth a recommendation to consolidate EMS services in the county and halt county funding for the fire district's dispatch service, fire agencies countywide have repeatedly told him they disagree with his proposal.

Taking a leap

A crowd of kids take turns jumping from the Blaine pier on July 5.

Businesses open in Birch Bay this summer

Birch Bay Pizza is up and running at Birch Bay Waterslides.

DOE suggests changes to Shoreline Master Program

The Blaine Planning Commission is updating the Shoreline Master Program (SMP), and has been incorporating changes suggested by state Department of Ecology (DOE) staff.

Local families dig into summer reading programs

Skid steers - the dirt-moving machines commonly known as Bobcats - are not usually playthings.

Blaine's Old-Fashioned Fourth of July

Blaine's Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Parade

Fireworks over the bay

Discovery Days are ahead

Food, fun and prizes will accompany the 34th annual Birch Bay Discovery Days in Birch Bay Saturday and Sunday, July 20 and 21.

Tue, Jul 2, 2013 

 

Blaine prepares to celebrate the fourth with booming fireworks show

There's something about the night sky exploding with light, colors and sound that ignites universal pleasure during Fourth of July celebrations.

All that jazz

There's music in the air.

County proposes to cut a Medic 1 unit, trim budget

The county's purse strings are tightening and North Whatcom Fire and Rescue (NWFR) is feeling the pinch.

Muds to Suds race seeks help

Whatcom Events, owners and organizers of the world famous Ski to Sea race, has scheduled the second Muds to Suds race.

Eagle Scout project benefits NSEA and community

Blaine high school student David Shapiro has been awarded the Eagle Scout award from the Boy Scouts of America.

Help clean the beaches of Birch Bay

After the celebration comes the clean up. And each year, after the festivities of the Fourth there is a lot of cleaning up to do in Birch Bay.

Tugboat stranded

The Delanco, a 92' tugboat, ran aground in Semiahmoo Bay due to a piloting error on June 28.

Flag etiquette: Handle "Old Glory" with care

The United States flag is considered to be a living symbol of a free country, and represents the many freedoms, rights and responsibilities entrusted to our citizens - many of which are not entrusted to the citizens of other world countries.

Planning continues for new jail, Ferndale city government takes neutral stance on location

After Ferndale City Council had no opinion on the proposed county jail to be built west of LaBounty Road and north of Sunset Road in Ferndale, the planning and permitting process is moving forward smoothly, Sheriff Bill Elfo said.

Fishing sizzles in July for salmon, steelhead, crab, trout, other game fish

Summer fishing seasons are now in full swing, requiring anglers to make some tough decisions about how to spend their time on the water,

Painting by the bay

Sandra Sisson, l., and Maria Monles paint scenes of the Semiahmoo spit on June 28.

Boating safety important over the holiday

As the rockets boom and blare on the Fourth of July, boaters will have the best views for waterfront fireworks shows.


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