Thu, Jan 15, 2009 

 

Council appoints Olason to planning commission

Three times might be a charm but sometimes it only takes two. Just ask Dennis Olason, of Blaine, the most recent appointee to the Blaine planning commission...

Plans for Birch Bay church hit snag

The Birch Bay Bible Community Church’s plans to build a new $6 million facility at Bay and Blaine roads east of Birch Bay hit a snag recently when...

Thu, Jan 8, 2009 

 

Irene Waters Celebration of Life - Saturday January 10 - 2 to 4 pm

Point Roberts Parks Board and community members invite you to attend a celebration of Irene Waters' life and her lasting contribution to our community....

Birch Bay Chamber of Commerce’s annual Polar Bear Plunge and Ring of Fire & Hope

Photo by Ruth Lauman

Local political figures Andy Anderson, “Barney” Goltz die

R.H. Andy Anderson

Young At Heart

The folks at the Blaine Senior Center seem very glad to be back after being snowbound for a few days. Because of the snow and ice the center was closed...

Blaine Chamber of Commerce board, 2009

Health & WellnessYoga class offers deep relaxation, health benefits

It is a cold, snowy day in December and a group of about six students are huddled inside a small studio in yoga clothes and wrapped in blankets.

NAPA to join Alley Auto at new D Street location

When the auto parts store moves from downtown to D Street into the east end of Alley Auto’s new auto repair building by mid-month, Blaine will have...

American Life Poetry

?I suspect that one thing some people have against reading poems is that they are so often so serious, so devoid of joy, as if we poets spend all our time...

Briefs

Scott Ellis to serve as principal

Meeting to decide skate park’s fate

Blaine City Council has scheduled a public meeting to discuss the possible closure of the city’s skate park for January 15.

Harbor plan draws ‘serious’ response from developers

Long term plans for developing Blaine’s waterfront are now underway, representatives of the Port of Bellingham and the city of Blaine said recently...

Nature Conservancy adds to Lily Point park

On the last day of 2008, The Nature Conservancy, a non-profit environmental organization, announced the purchase of 146 acres of uplands and 96 acres of...

Thu, Jan 1, 2009 

 

North Whatcom Fire & Rescue Service

It has been a busy year! North Whatcom Fire and Rescue (NWFR) has responded to 2,200 calls so far this year, over 200 more than this same time last year...

2008 In ReviewBlaine School District

It has been a very exciting and productive year for the Blaine school district. Students across the program continue to demonstrate a high level of core...

2008 In Review Birch Bay Water & Sewer

In 2008, the district completed water main replacements on south Drayton Harbor Road and Birch Bay Lynden Road.

2008 In ReviewBirch Bay Chamber of Commerce

2008 was an outstanding year for the Birch Bay community and we look forward to a challenging and rewarding 2009.

Who raised the taxes in Whatcom County and why?

Recently county council member Brenner wrote in this paper criticizing the council majority for raising the flood tax by $0.04/ $1,000 of property value...

2008 in ReviewBlaine Community Assistance Program

The Community Assistance Program (CAP) is the outreach arm of the Peace Arch Christian Ministerial Association, a non-profit association of 19 churches...

Briefs

Birch Bay Steering Committee meeting January 7

Year in Review: City of Blaine

2008 was a very busy year for the city of Blaine. The biggest news was the awarding of bids and start of construction on the Lighthouse Point Water Reclamation...

2008 Year In Review photos

City officials celebrate Bonnie Onyon’s appointment as mayor in January, 2008. Photo by Tara Nelson

Snowy good times

Blaine resident Ronald Beck created this 10-foot tall snowman near his home on Sweet Road.

2008 In ReviewPacific Arts Association

First, the Pacific Arts Association (PAA) thanks our community, students, instructors, and all those who gave so generously of their time, energy, talents...

Local pilot to make commemorative flight to Russia

Blaine native and aviation enthusiast Jeff Geer plans to commemorate the WWII Lend Lease program by flying an open cockpit biplane 6,000 miles from here...

Feds seize 250 pounds of cocaine near Birch Point

Two Canadians were arrested early on the morning of Friday, December 12 at Birch Point while attempting to load five 50-pound sacks of cocaine on to a ...


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