Thu, Oct 23, 2008 

 

City unveils $4.8 million budget

Closing the Blaine airport will cost nearly $3 million in lease termination settlements, state grant repayments and reimbursements to the city’s ...

Top U.S. border official arrested on child rape charges

A top official for the U.S. Border Patrol’s Blaine sector was arrested last week on child rape charges.

State to limit shellfish harvest in Birch Bay

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) plans to prohibit shellfish harvesting in a quarter-acre section of beach off the mouth of Terrell Creek...

Thu, Oct 16, 2008 

 

Get your scare on!

Celebrate autumn in downtown Blaine this Saturday, October 18. Stop by the visitor center for hot cider, enter their drawing and take a stroll through ...

Students need parents and community to excel

Blaine parents and community, our children need you! Two times a year the Blaine School District sponsors a Community Math Night, where Dr. Ruth Parker...

State representative, legislative district 42, position two

Name: Kelli LinvilleDemocratCity: Bellingham Family: Husband, Will Roehl; sons Sean, 38, and Chris, 29.

Love almost, but not quite, conquors all

In what has become a Blaine Halloween tradition, local director and actor Christopher Key once again has brought a play to the stage that celebrates the...

Blaine realtor, ‘69-and-holding,’ wins two silver medals at senior tennis event

Joyce Vanderpol’s secret to good living involves healthy competition, positive thinking, and staying busy – even during one’s later years...

Briefs

Fashion show this Saturday to fund scholarships

City briefs

City proposes property tax hike

Blaine homeowners can anticipate a slight increase in their property taxes for the year 2009.

Firefighters life one of constant training, preparedness

North Whatcom Fire and Rescue (NWFRS) employs 37 career (paid) firefighters who are responsible, along with about 60 volunteers, for fire protection in...

Initiatives and local measures on ballot

While the race for the President may be creating all the national excitement, there are a number of measures, levy lifts and initiatives that have local...

Thu, Oct 9, 2008 

 

Visioning workshops allow residents to get involved in shaping Whatcom County's future

Whatcom County officials are now planning how and where Whatcom County should grow and develop over the next 20 years. To help ensure growth is inline ...

Blaine woman finds happiness in micro-lending career

Blaine resident Summer Starr’s definition of success doesn’t depend on financial wealth.

Young at Heart

Hopefully everybody had a refreshing pleasant September and is looking forward to a beautiful Autumn. Our Blaine Senior Center has just had a month of ...

BRIEFS

Donated coats keep families warm this winter

Blaine man pleads guilty in web threat

A Blaine man who posted threatening comments on the website of a county newspaper will not face jail time if he is able to follow through on a deferred...

Birch Bay church moving ahead with proposed facility

A church that has become a pillar of community in Birch Bay is moving ahead with its plans for expansion.

Fire district proposal calls for 8-cent hike in levy lid

Blaine and Birch Bay voters will be asked to approve an 8-cent increase in the levy lid for North Whatcom Fire and Rescue (NWFR) on this fall’s ballot...

Thu, Oct 2, 2008 

 

Birch Bay and Blaine citizens here's a chance to make your wishes known.

During the months of August and September, the commissioners of Northwest park and Recreation District 2, along with their consultant Paul Koch, have been...

Eagle researcher to speak at Blaine Library October 8

Well known eagle researcher and naturalist David Hancock of Surrey, B.C., and Blaine will be speaking about his favorite birds Wednesday evening, October...

Local Whatcom County in Bloom winners, 2008

Photos by Jack Kintner

St. Joe’s to host medical lectures

Whatcom County Medical Society and Group Health are sponsoring a series of medical lectures. The following four lectures are scheduled in October: &ldquo...

Blaine artist featured in tour

A Blaine stained glass artist will be one of several artists featured in a county art tour this month.

Monthly meetings

Alanon Meetings: Wednesdays 7:30 – 9 p.m., Free Unitarian Church at 1218 Harrison St. All are welcome.

Boat given to Drayton Harbor Maritime

Drayton Harbor Maritime (DHM) director Richard Sturgill wants to take you sailing on a restored Bristol Bay gillnetter of the type once built and used ...


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