Thu, Jun 13, 2013 

 

Local program gives seniors a chance to explore, meet new people along the way

Traveling to a foreign country, a different state or even close to home can be a rewarding experience for anyone.

Live chat session offers techniques, advice for at-home Alzheimer's care

Those caring at home for a loved one with Alzheimer's or other memory impairments are invited to participate in a live web chat to learn practical methods for handling difficult dementia-related behaviors.

Young at Heart

June has arrived and oh, how we welcome this special time of year.

BBWARM to present on stormwater runoff

The Birch Bay Watershed and Aquatic Resources Management group (BBWARM) will host a presentation on the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit and program at their monthly meeting on Wednesday, June 19.

Blaine Primary School celebrates the end of the year with field day, ice cream truck

Mr. McKay and Mrs. Fuglestad's second grade class plays "popcorn" with a parachute.

Wed, Jun 5, 2013 

 

No trains anytime soon for Blaine

Having a Blaine Amtrak stop may sound good to locals, but it is not something that the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is ready to act on just yet.

Grrrr! Recent sightings make Birch Bay unbearable

A transient black bear is causing a stir from Semiahmoo to Ferndale, and efforts to capture and relocate the wild animal are ongoing.

Shoreline preservation is major focus of project

At a public meeting on the Birch Bay Drive and Pedestrian Facility project, concerned Birch Bay residents took advantage of an opportunity to voice their concerns and get their questions answered by the project manager.

All aboard!

All Aboard Washington, a nonprofit rail advocacy organization, will be holding their June meeting at Paso del Norte Restaurant (758 Peace Portal Drive) in Blaine on Saturday, June 8 at noon.

Blaine High School students honored at Evening of the Arts - May 30, 2013

Awards

Blaine High School Recognition Night - May 16, 2013

International Slug Races

Ruby May, l., points to her slug as it crawls off the plate during the fourth annual International Slug Races at Blaine Gardener's Market on June 1.

Digital Photo Tip: Highest Quality

Friends and business associates frequently apologize to me about their photos.

Blaine graduate develops exercise app

Wed, May 29, 2013 

 

Sale imminent for Semiahmoo

Coastal Hotel Group, a Seattle-based hotel management company, has confirmed that the purchase of the Semiahmoo Resort is scheduled to close in early June, and that they will be managing it once all the paperwork is signed.

Skagit River bridge collapses, disrupts trade and travel

It's easy to take our highway infrastructure for granted.

Motorists need to 'pack their patience' for I-5 detours

The Washington State Patrol has increased its presence on the I-5 corridor detours around the I-5 Skagit River bridge collapse over the last few week.

Blaine hires new manager

After several months of searching, Blaine City Council has found their man.

Honoring the fallen on Memorial Day

Ski to Sea 2013 gives racers a wild, slippery ride

Conditions were soggy but competition was fierce at this year's Ski to Sea.

Creative DIY for limited garden space

Sometimes small garden spaces force you to get creative with a DIY project.

Blaine students learn cycling rules

Zackary Johnson, 11, rides through the "city blocks" at Blaine Elementary, learning to obey traffic signals as part of a bicycle safety course on May 23.

Wed, May 22, 2013 

 

Waterslides to open Memorial Day Weekend

With their opening day this Saturday, May 25, crews at Birch Bay Waterslides are rapidly completing a long list of to-dos.

Developer completes phase two of construction

For years, the Marin condominiums were a blight on the waterside.

Celebration station

Riders stop at the Celebration Station at Blaine school campus during Bike to Work and School Day on May 17.

Meet the candidates for Blaine city manager

Blaine City Council is inviting community members to a stakeholder's reception on Thursday, May 23 where they can meet finalists for the city manager position.

Seats up for grabs for NWPRD2 commissioner

County auditor Debbie Adelstein has a set a special three-day filing period for two open ballot positions on the Northwest Parks and Recreation District 2 (NWPRD2) Board of Commissioners.


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