Thu, Aug 10, 2006 

 

Flaggercites ‘rightamount of assertiveness’ as key to job

It’sno secret that traffic on the truck route, officially WashingtonState Highway 543 (SR543) between exit 275 on I-5 and thePacific Highway truck...

Internationaltriathlon this Sunday

TheTri Without Borders bi-national marathon is scheduledfor Sunday, August 13.

Pugwashpeace conferences ‘transcend politics’

“The generalpublic, and even many men in position of authority, have not realizedwhat would be involved in a war with nuclear bombs,” statesthe...

Blaineborder lacks staffing, resources

Portsof entry at the U.S./Canadian border are in need of morefunding, staffing and resources, members of the U.S. Houseof Representatives Committee on ...

HomesteadNorthwest buys golf course for $4 million

The87-acre golf course located behind Stephani’sBy the Bay restaurant on Birch Bay Drive, was purchasedAugust 3 by Homestead Northwest Development...

Boardwalkfestival begins this Saturday

Thefirst annual Blaine Boardwalk Festival is set for thisSaturday, August 12, and as of last weekend all availablevendor spaces were taken.

Thu, Aug 3, 2006 

 

Youngat Heart

Keep on enjoying those pleasantwestern Washington summer days of August. Hopefully all seniorsare set for a big senior day at Hovander Park on August 9...

Barkingup the right tree

“We’dlike to get more people involved with the local parks,” saidBlaine park board member Terry Johnston, formerly a parksand recreation...

Citycontinues to encourage water conservation efforts

The city of Blaine and Birch BayWater and Sewer District are requesting voluntary conservationto help manage the water supply during the current periodof...

Techprogram wins award

TheAmerican Cancer Society (ACS) gave Blaine high school’sTechnology Student Association (TSA) chapter a platinumspirit of service award for their...

Boardwalkfestival scheduled Aug. 12

Vendorshave a week left in which to sign up for the first annualBlaine Boardwalk Festival on Saturday, August 12, andaccording to coordinator Christy Longquist...

TheNorthern Light’s new building draws on maritime influences

How do you incorporate colors oflush Pacific Coast forests and marine views while simultaneouslypaying tribute to the look of the Northwest canneries andBlaine...

Aroundtown...

Triathlonseeks volunteers Tri Without Borders race organizers are still looking forvolunteers to help them out with next Sunday’s race.

DOTissues schedule of closure for truck crossing

Beginningthis week, the Washington State Department of Transportation(WSDOT) and its contractor IMCO Construction, will temporarilystop traffic and close...

Mergewould triple fire district

WhatcomCounty Fire District 13 will almost triple in size nextyear if a merger with district 3 proposed last week bythe North Whatcom Fire and Rescue Service...

Blainewoman’s career gets kids jumping around

Blaine residentDana Cohenour is not a sit-in-your-seat kind of woman.

Driversentenced in February crash

Oneof the drivers in a February 28 multiple-car crash thatkilled two Blaine high school girls and injured two otherswas sentenced Thursday to a maximum...

Portconsiders demolition for Harbor Cafe building

Patand Joe Slevin operated the popular Harbor Cafe for morethan two decades before closing in 2004.

Festivalof Music begins with Blaine concert

Areamusic lovers are in for a real treat as Blaine hoststhe first concert of the Bellingham Festival of Musicon Friday night, August 4, at 7:30 in the ...

Thu, Jul 27, 2006 

 

Coastaltribes follow historical route in canoes

The 19 nativepaddlers in a hallowed-out cedar canoe of traditional designcalled Tana Stobs eagerly sought refuge on the rocky beachon the south side of...

Picnicto honor Birch Bay families

FourBlaine and Birch Bay families will be featured in thisyear’s Old Settler’sPicnic and parade in Ferndale.

Icelandershonor McDermott, Clark

The Icelanderswere here! The Blaine City Council proclaimed Saturday, July 22 as Icelandic Day,and the Icelandic flag was flying at the Blaine city hall...

Clarkplans peace vigil for Blaine

The Blaine City Council may have cited the possibilityof a peace conference as their reason to strike down thenotion of a sister city relationship with...

Councilupholds ruling in Seascape appeals case

Blaine City Council members voted 5-1 Monday night touphold a decision by Blaine hearing examiner Michael Bobbinkthat declared two stop work orders issued...

Trioarrested in Birch Bay drive-by shooting

Austin Markusen, 31, Daniel Cunningham, 22, and JaredFullen, 25, were arrested last week at a house in the 4600block of California Trail and remain in ...

Thu, Jul 20, 2006 

 

Aroundtown...

DHS to provide new bombresponse vehicles Whatcom County will shortly have a new bomb response vehiclethanks to a 2005 grant from the Department of HomelandSecurity...

Douglascalls stop-work orders ‘a public lynching’

Bellinghamdeveloper Joel Douglas appeared before a work sessionof the Blaine City Council last Monday to appeal rulingsmade earlier this year that supported...


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