Thu, Feb 9, 2006 

 

Quiltto go for a good cause

Blainehigh school student Kendra Rushing-Kuntz’ssenior project is a large quilt that took her between40 and 50 hours to build and sew. She plans ...

Conflictof interest charge thrown out

WhatcomCounty Superior Court Judge Charles Snyder has dismissedthe remaining three allegations of conflict of interestleveled at members of Blaine&rsquo...

Unbuiltspit land put up for sale

TrilliumCorporation has put its undeveloped Semiahmoo spit propertiesup for sale as the developer works to create a coordinatedapproach to take the area...

Qualityof Life for Mature Adults

Positive attitudeand fitness key to enjoying life

Statelooking for more money

Planned improvements to State Highway 543 between I-5exit 275 and the Canadian border, a section of road knownlocally as the truck route, have been put...

Groupgetting ready to forward recommendations

TheBlaine Citizens Wastewater Advisory Committee opted forone more work session with engineers, architects andlandscape designers before coming to city...

Stormcuts power, leaves homes waterlogged

Residentsin Birch Bay and Point Roberts are continuing cleanupefforts after a storm that ravaged several parts of thecounty, leaving 1,110 Whatcom County...

Thu, Feb 2, 2006 

 

Localstudent's work on display

JettieWilce, a junior at Blaine high school will be displayingher recent charcoal drawings at Fantasia Espresso & Teaat 1324 Cornwall Avenue in Bellingham...

Schooldistrict looks to future infrastructure needs

Blaineschool district superintendent Dr. Mary Lynne Derringtongathered a group of community leaders last summer tobegin studying how the school district...

Mother& daughter team up for garden show

ForDianna MacLeod and Lacy Best there are several importantingredients to building a garden – an old fashionedswing, a four-foot high pink glass ...

Intothe wild blue yonder

 

MurrayGoff celebrates 80 years of life

MurrayGoff, owner of Goff’s Department Store, said hegot into the menswear business when he realized he neededa job that paid better than being in...

Conflictof interest charge dropped

Localattorney and Blaine hearing examiner Roger Ellingson,the first of four members of city government named ina conflict of interest case to go before...

Principalreceives deferred sentence ByJack Kintner

Blaine high school principal Dan Newell received a deferredsentence in Whatcom County District Court early Wednesdaymorning after pleading guilty to one...

Expropriationprocess explained

Staff from theGovernment Services Administration (GSA) reviewed what they call the “acquisitionand possession” process last week at a meeting...

Groupseeks donations for "The Vigil"

Pacific ArtsAssociation announced the kick-off of a major fundraisingdrive this week that will fund a major sculpture honoringthe families of Blaine&rsquo...

GSAdecision slowed by state interchange concerns

Blaine cityofficials have been nervous about the negative effecta new customs facility being built at the Peace Archwould have on Blaine’s ability...

Airportalternatives committee gets underway

Thecity’s airport alternatives committee will be openingup the discussion of what benefits the city could realizeif the airport went away. The airport...

Thu, Jan 26, 2006 

 

Getready for a fun-filled evening!

Theninth annual Arts & Jazz benefit auction is scheduledfor February 11, 2006, from 7 to 11 p.m. in the Blainehigh school cafeteria.

Thiscould be serious rain on the Birch Bay Discovery Daysparade

The Birch Bay Chamber of Commerce is in need of volunteersto help with its annual Discovery Days parade and artsand crafts festival. At a meeting at Stephani...

Multi-unitmoratorium extended

A moratorium on multi-family homes in central Blaine has been extendedfor the third time, drawing the ban out to two years.Blaine community development...

MarineDrive makeover to begin

Blainedirector of public works Steve Banham has told MarineDrive businesses to expect some disruption next summeras the $5 million Marine Drive renovation...

PeaceArch shootout creates long border delays

Officersfrom the Washington State Patrol, Whatcom County Sheriff’soffice, the Blaine police department and several federalagencies chased two murder...

Citycouncil hears arguments for flexibility

BlaineCity Council members listened to concerns from the planningcommission about a new way to evaluate development inBlaine’s downtown, but they...

Thu, Jan 19, 2006 

 

2005in ReviewBlaine School District

At Blaine school district, every year brings new reasonsto say, “It was a great year!” Our students,staff and community can be very proud of...

Whenyou absolutely, pawsitively need to buy something for your mutt (or cat)

HeatherCampbell used to haunt specialty dog stores all overthe world during her travels as a flight attendant forAir Canada. Now retired, she has brought...

Onthe Waterfront

Happy2006! A new year means a new fishery for local fishers.Those who go north to Alaskan waters start fishing forpollock and cod on January 20. Crab fishers...


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