Thu, Sep 13, 2012 

 

Health & Wellness: Join local hikers and NWPRD2

Though the Wednesday walking group led by Northwest Park and Recreation District 2 has proven popular, some Blaine and Birch Bay residents are itching for more challenging excursions.

Health & Wellness: Fall hikes in Whatcom County worth the drive

North Cascades summits arenât unattainable to lightly equipped day hikers with tight schedules and high expectations.

Birch Bay Village to host cancer fundraiser

Come the afternoon of Sunday, September 16, the streets of Birch Bay Village will be open to the public and teeming with area residents walking to raise money for the fight against cancer.

Statewide anti-DUI campaign nets 42 arrests in Whatcom County

The Drive Hammered, Get Nailed campaign ran from August 17 through September 3, and the Washington Traffic Safety Commission (WTSC) reports that in Whatcom County, 42 motorists were stopped and arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

Wed, Sep 5, 2012 

 

Health & Wellness: September is Eat Local month in Whatcom County

Eat Local Month is an annual festival of local food and farms, celebrating all that Whatcom County has to offer, including âthe restaurants, organizations and people who are making locally fished, forgaged and farmed food more accessible to the community,â as sponsor Sustainable Connections puts it.

Let's Move Blaine! picks up speed

Back in June, more than 200 Blaine and Birch Bay residents flocked to Blaine Elementary School for a family health night featuring a healthy, locally sourced dinner, information on healthy eating and healthy lifestyles, physical activities and educational booths.

Custer man killed in collision at Birch Bay-Lynden Road

Joel T. Crowley of Custer was killed on Monday evening, September 3, when he ran a stop sign and struck another vehicle.

New city hall to open its doors Monday

With the pounding of the gavel at the end of the city council meeting on August 27, Blaineâs H Street city hall closed out its last official public meeting. Just before the next council meeting on Monday, city staff will throw open the doors of the new city hall with a ribbon cutting and reception.

A generous donation from Phillips 66

Blaine girl takes first in BMX competition

State issues fine for February fire at BP refinery

The state Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) cited the BP Cherry Point refinery for six violations stemming from a fire in February, one of which is classified a âwillful violation.â

U.S. Border Patrol Report: August 3 - 23

Online payments coming to Blaine

Change is on the way for those paying city of Blaine bills with credit or debit cards.

Stanley Cup rioter arrested at Peace Arch border crossing

UBC student arrested as he attempted to enter Canada on September 3

Wed, Aug 29, 2012 

 

City closer to acquiring Martin property

Route through property significantly superior to H Street route, study finds

Blaine school district approves 2012-2013 budget

Blaine school district commissioners gave their final imprimatur on the districtâs 2012-2013 budget in a 5-0 vote.

Free weekly meals return to Blaine

After a few months off to reorganize, the Blaine Community Soup Kitchen is returning in September â after a fashion.

County announces drainage improvements for Cottonwood neighborhood in Birch Bay

The residents of the Cottonwood neighborhood in Birch Bay will most likely have stormwater drainage improvements by fall 2013.

Home & Garden Special Section: Composting keeps waste out of the landfill

People often ask me how to compost, as if it were some mystery process, but itâs much easier than you think.

Blaine City Council votes against changing parks fees

Blaine City Council voted to maintain the status quo â leaving open the option of returning to an older status quo â with regard to park impact fees on new developments during the council meeting Monday, August 27.

Unidentified driver strikes boy in Birch Bay, leaves scene

A 15-year-old boy riding his bike along Birch Bay Drive was struck by an unidentified driver in a pickup truck last Wednesday, resulting in minor injuries.

Mon, Aug 27, 2012 

 

Two juveniles charged with burglary in Birch Bay

Two 14-year-old boys have been charged with burglary in the 2nd degree in connection with a break-in at the Bay Center Market.

Fri, Aug 24, 2012 

 

Restaurateur Jack Niemann to reopen CJs Beach House

Hardly before the ink was dry on the sale of CJ’s Beach House, one of Blaine’s most famous restaurant owners has announced he will reopen the well-known Birch Bay eatery.

Wed, Aug 22, 2012 

 

Birch Bay properties sold to BC investors

Both CJ’s Beach House restaurant and Sea Links Golf Course could see new life after Canadian investors purchased both properties.

County exec: No appeal for stormwater permit decision

After initial protests, Whatcom County officials have decided to bite the bullet and forgo appealing the decision to include Birch Bay in the county’s national stormwater permit.

Whatcom County announces burn restrictions due to hot weather

As of last Friday, setting fires to clear land or destroy yard waste is no longer allowed in Whatcom County.

New music festival brings country stars, Lynden native to the stage

The East 542 Music Festival is set to be Washington’s country music party of the summer. The festival will be coming to the Deming Logging Show grounds the weekend of September 14 and 15.


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