Thu, May 3, 2001 

 

Video tells of tall ships and fish factories.

The salmon rush that began in the nineteenth century along with the timber industry, sustained the growth of many communities along the coast. Waters rich...

Thu, Apr 26, 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. “...

Blaine students repeat first place finish at state math contest

For the third year in a row, Blaine high school mathletes have taken first place in one of the state competition’s categories.

Support sought to avert Intalco smelter closure

People from all over Whatcom County packed the Mount Baker Theatre in Bellingham last week to hear about the Intalco smelter’s future in the face ...

Car crash revives road concerns

A Blaine high school student was probably saved by his seatbelt, according to the officer who responded to an accident on the truck route. The teen’...

Council unclear on Amtrak stance

Mist continues to swirl around the city’s role and city council’s position on a proposed Amtrak train stop in White Rock, and council members...

District officals make case for school bond approval

On May 15, citizens of Blaine will be asked whether or not the school district should get $19.7 million to build classrooms and add safety features.

It was a quiet riot...

Vancouver musician Wikham Porteous wrote a new song for the rally at the Peace Arch last weekend. “The shoes that you’re wearing are made of ...

Thu, Apr 19, 2001 

 

Local students top honors lists

Blaine students Al Rizwan Ali, Tasha Michele Kiemel and Guy Kristjan Smith have been named to the Dean’s List at the University of Washington for ...

Swinging into summer

Once again, music is in the air at Resort Semiahmoo.

Closing in on Close-up show

If you feel it’s time for your star to be born, shine up those tap shoes and warm up those pipes; it’s Close-up talent show time again!

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.

County reviews pit proposal

Four miles outside Blaine on H Street Road, an almost bare 61-acre tract awaits its fate.

Blaine city light offers coupons for energy saving bulbs

Blaine residents can expect a nice surprise with their next utility bill.

Feds bare all at info and job fair

While demonstrators at the Peace Arch this weekend protest free trade throughout the Americas, representatives from border agencies will be explaining ...

Land trust offers nature tours

Each month for the next six months, excluding July, Whatcom Land Trust will sponsor a tour of property conserved by the land trust, visiting public parks...

Jorgensen to teach local fishing secrets

Jim Jorgensen has a fish story or two he’d like to share with local sport fishers.

Peace Arch rally this weekend

As law enforcement agencies prepare for the April 21 rally against the Free Trade Agreement of the Americas (FTAA), its organizers have been busy assembling...

Tide turning on manufactured homes?

Public testimony on proposed manufactured homes regulations wrapped up on a different note than when the hearing began. The planning commission public ...

Birch Bay chamber gets Discovery Days back on track

New leadership at the Birch Bay Chamber of Commerce has assured that little yellow ducks will be meandering down Terrell Creek and floats and people will...

Public asks for more tweaking on border designs

Citizens of Blaine and other communities packed the senior center last week to give the General Services Administration, the federal agency responsible...

Thu, Apr 12, 2001 

 

HOME IMPORVEMENT SECTION

Home care is a family affair

Olde English Faire may wait a year

Although Peace Arch Kiwanis will probably delay its Olde Englishe market until next summer, Kiwanis vice president Ruth Green said efforts to muster support...

Chamber struggles with fireworks funding

The Blaine Chamber of Commerce is looking for help to pay for its Fourth of July fireworks display.


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