Wed, Jul 8, 2009 

 

Rebuilding a life and a home in Birch Bay

When the fire gutted her family’s three-bedroom home in Birch Bay last month, Tatiana Kondratyuk watched from the yard in disbelief.

Pizza Factory shines with Silver Platter Award

Nooksack River Casino opens amphitheater

Nooksack River Casino will host a concert series at its new 3,000-seat amphitheater this summer beginning with a free Classic Rock Festival on July 18.

Mon, Jul 6, 2009 

 

Save a Life with Less Than an Hour of Your Time

Prevent shortages in the community blood supply, please donate at the Stafholt Good Samaritan Center Blood Drive - Wednesday, July 8

Wed, Jul 1, 2009 

 

Court reverses fire district concurrency rules

The Washington Court of Appeals reversed a 2007 Whatcom County Superior Court ruling last week that voided building permits sought by developers in Birch Bay because of objections from North Whatcom Fire and Rescue (NWFR) officials.

Sun, fun and fireworks for the Fourth of July

The annual Fourth of July parade gets underway Saturday at noon in downtown Blaine with the always cheerful Jerry Wolten as grand marshal. Wolten owns and operates the Wolten’s True Value Hardware store and has been a fixture at local athletic events for many years. He is again reserving his parking lot at Clark and Peace Portal Drive for handicapped parking.

Former border chief gets four years

A former Blaine Border Patrol agent will serve up to four years in prison for three counts of child rape.

Petal Attractions shifts to online sales

Saying goodbye to a Blaine icon...

News in Brief

Birch Bay beach clean-up July 5 • CJ’s hosts wine pairing night July 11 • Church has new Birch Bay location • Two paddling events scheduled in July • Border agents nab $1 million in ecstasy • Boys & Girls Club auction July 18 • Health officials urge dead bird reporting

$2,000 donation to the Blaine Boys & Girls Club

Sunken Drayton Harbor ship could be a safety hazard

Drayton Harbor will be safer for water sports this year due to the efforts of a handful of local folks and businesses.

Man begins trip of a lifetime at Blaine border crossing

Western Washington University student Taylor Livingston will begin a journey of a thousand miles in Blaine.

Firecrackers a no-no in Washington

Local law and fire officials are advising consumers to exercise caution when purchasing fireworks this Fourth of July.

Boulevard Hair Studio to open at Birch Bay Square

A Toni & Guy-affiliated hair salon is one of Birch Bay Square’s newest openings.

A plucky Plover to the rescue...

Quick thinking saved a sailboat from sinking Monday night.

Nautical art...

Fri, Jun 26, 2009 

 

Birch Bay Sandcastle competition 2009 slideshow

Thu, Jun 25, 2009 

 

Developer Ken Imus begins Peace Portal project

After completing the purchase of one downtown landmark, Bellingham developer Ken Imus has begun refurbishing part of another property he owns, the old Wolten and Montfort Red Apple supermarket building at 638 Peace Portal Drive on the southeast corner of its intersection with G Street.

Wed, Jun 24, 2009 

 

DOT pushes ahead for Peace Portal roundabouts

Plans for a $13 million roundabout project are moving ahead at full speed, according to officials speaking at Blaine City Council.

Bomb scare causes border delays

An unidentified briefcase found in the NEXUS enrollment center led Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials to close the American side of the Pacific Highway border crossing Wednesday around 4 p.m.

Briefs

Border bust reveals nearly 70 pounds of marijuana • Pastime hosts Blaine reunion • New Edge Hair Design hosts “cut-a-thon” to help food bank • Birch Bay Meditation Center hosts nature art festival • Blaine Chamber Choir raises money for Carnegie Hall trip • Blaine high school earns top spot in Newsweek Magazine

Local man recognized by Society of Nuclear Medicine

Blaine’s Dhanani drafted by Brewers

Kyle Dhanani, a 2005 graduate of Blaine high school, was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers of the American League last week. Dhanani, 21, has been a student at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, B.C., where he played shortstop for the WolfPack.

Loomis Hall to provide venue for local artists, events

Sneak peek! Loomis Hall is creating a new artists’ space and you’re invited.

City celebrates new park City celebrates new park improvements

Visitors to Semiahmoo Park will now have continuous use of sidewalks on the east side of the parkway and improved public safety.

Fri, Jun 19, 2009 

 

Notice of Special Meeting of the Board Of Fire Commissioners for North Whatcom Fire and Rescue


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