Thu, May 24, 2001 

 

Would you like that supersized, sir?

by Brendan Schriane

Manufactured housing issue bedevils city council

With the clock ticking on the manufactured home moratorium, Blaine city council members continue to squirm over proposed regulations governing where and...

School district bond squeaks past the post

Blaine’s $20 million school bond has passed by the slimmest of margins.

Thu, May 17, 2001 

 

Flute pipes sounds of therapy

As you approach the simple wooden cottage outside Birch Bay, you can hear the melodic emanations from within, the birdlike sounds muffled by the rustic...

Boats need new tabs too!

The weather’s getting warmer and boating season is just around the corner, so that must mean it’s time to renew your tabs.

Teen center looking for your help

“The idea behind it is simply put: connect, mentor and serve,” said organizer Ken Martin of a new youth center opening in downtown Blaine. “...

Awards and honors...

The following students were named to the Western Washington University honor roll at the completion of winter quarter, 2001.

Small town representation pushedfor WTA board

Blaine city manager Gary Tomsic is spearheading an effort to boost input from smaller cities at the Whatcom Transportation Authority (WTA) by giving them...

Accident spurs Boblett Street safety campaign

A few years ago, Don Hurd stopped using the Boblett Street intersection to cross state route 543. Worried about the safety of the intersection, he takes...

It’s time for D.C. and the big bucks

by Meg Olson

Intalco to shutter Cherry Point aluminum smelter

Local members of the business community were some of the first county residents to learn of a plan to close Intalco Cherry Point facility this week. “...

School bond too close to call...

Blaine will know Friday if its $20 million school bond has passed or not.

Thu, May 10, 2001 

 

Boats need new tabs too!

The weather’s getting warmer and boating season is just around the corner, so that must mean it’s time to renew your tabs.

Teen center looking for your help

“The idea behind it is simply put: connect, mentor and serve,” said organizer Ken Martin of a new youth center opening in downtown Blaine. “...

Blessing of the Fleet

God of boundless love, at the beginning of creation your Spirit hovered over the deep. You called forth every creature, and the seas teemed with life. ...

Fire consumes Custer barn

Fire left only the metal shell of a 6,000 square-foot barn in Custer Thursday, causing almost $250,000 in damage and rattling neighbors. “I got off...

BP pushes new power plant

To speed up an application to build a 750-megawatt power plant, BP Cherry Point refinery has teamed up with the state Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council...

Sewer deals leaves wiggle room

by Soren Velice

May 15: a day of reckoning for local schools

The moment of truth is fast approaching for the Blaine school bond issue; voters will decide the $20 million question on May 15.

City considers zoning porn out of downtown.

Blaine city council has given staff the green light to zone a ‘red-light district’ for the city, at least as far as blue-movie houses and short-time...

Thu, May 3, 2001 

 

Flute pipes sounds of therapy

As you approach the simple wooden cottage outside Birch Bay, you can hear the melodic emanations from within, the birdlike sounds muffled by the rustic...

Boats need new tabs too!

The weather’s getting warmer and boating season is just around the corner, so that must mean it’s time to renew your tabs.

Teen center looking for your help

“The idea behind it is simply put: connect, mentor and serve,” said organizer Ken Martin of a new youth center opening in downtown Blaine. “...

Sophomores helping seniors

Thirty Blaine high school students are giving up their precious time to help out the elderly this weekend.

Art in the park is turning heads

Watch out for giant chickens, grumpy geese and massive tulips. Peace Arch State park is sprouting some strange summer residents.

Elementary school glue gets her due

Some say it’s the secretary, not the principal, who actually runs a school, and while self-effacing Blaine elementary school secretary Linda Thompson...

Planners want manufactured home limits

by Meg Olson


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