Thu, Jul 22, 2004 

 

Getset for a big fundraising party

TheBlaine Boys and Girls Club’s biggest fundraiserof the year is coming up and is looking to surpass thesuccess of last year’s event. Set for...

Schooldistrict anticipates tough budget battles ahead

Thestate-required public review of the school board’sbudget will be one of two major items on the agenda attheir regular meeting next Monday night...

BirchBay plan to go before full county council

NextTuesday night the Whatcom County Council gives the BirchBay Community Plan its last public hearing before adoptingthe 18 chapter, three-quarter inch...

Thu, Jul 15, 2004 

 

Ahome of their own

Fivemonths and seven days after breaking ground last March,Cassi Jordan and her three children moved in to their newhome at 702 E Street. It’sthe...

Skiinga long way from home

CameronEvans is a third-generation waterskier from Auckland,New Zealand, who came 7,000 miles, much farther thananyone else, to enter last weekend&rsquo...

Onthe Waterfront By Jan Hrutfiord

Theharbor is pretty quiet right now, no major fishing goingon during the month of July. The local draggers are fishingfor bottom fish in Puget Sound, and...

Needfor speed spells j-a-i-l

“Iwanted to get some cash together for more drugs,” said19-year-old Trevor Lynn Dubois of Blaine after being arrestedJuly 7 for first degree...

Changingthe face of Blaine

Theway Blaine planning director Terry Galvin sees it, ina decade you’ll have trouble finding parking alongBlaine’s waterfront. There will be...

JazzFestival gets off to a rousing good start

“I’venever been to Blaine before,” saidBlaine Jazz Festival faculty member Vijay Singh, “butwhat a gorgeous place!” Singh...

Headto Discovery Days this weekend

ArrMaties, you’ll be spillin’ your guts withlaughter ‘fore you’ve even seen half the funand you be forced to walk the plank or ...

Thu, Jul 8, 2004 

 

PacificArts AssociationBringa world of music to your shore

The Pacific Arts Association, an all volunteer organization,produces an annual series of concerts by professional artists.In addition the PAA supports ...

Fireworksblamed for fire calls

Firefightersfrom Blaine answered over a dozen calls this past Fourthof July weekend, the most serious being the $180,000damage done to the home of Dr. ...

Majorwaterskiing tournament begins this Friday

Oneof the northwest’s premier waterskiing tournamentsbegins tomorrow at noon just southeast of Blaine, drawingamateur and professional competitors...

Trilliumresubmits Seagrass Cottage proposal

“We’rebeing very careful about this process,” saidBlaine’s director of community Development TerryGalvin, after representatives...

Thu, Jul 1, 2004 

 

CBPBorder Patrol makes B.C. bud bust

Atapproximately 3:25 a.m., the morning of Thursday, August19, CBP Border Patrol agents assigned to the Blaine stationwere alerted to the activation of ...

Breakdown leadsto artistic boon

“We’rehappy to be here, even though we’remarooned,” laughed Suzie Shaffer on board the sailboatshe shares with her husband Roger...

Aboutready to move in...

BirchBay native Duane Nelson would like to bury the telephonewires and power lines that circle Birch Bay between thebeach and Birch Bay Drive. He&rsquo...

Clarkcelebrated on his book

Blainecity council celebrated the completion of Richard Clark’shistory of the Peace Arch, which is now available atthe Blaine library. “I was...

Tough10th street tenacity triumphs

Thetenacity of 10th Street residents has paid off. Attendingevery city council meeting for the last month, a collectionof residents tired of driving through...

Cityindulges in ‘guns for dogs’

Somecity council members are uncomfortable with the cityselling guns to pay for the canine program.

Councilschedules hearing on multi-unit moratorium

Blainecity council was sharply divided over a proposed moratoriumon multi-family housing projects in the heart of Blaine,and decided to take the debate...

There’san old-fashioned 4th in store for you

Duringa weekend when the country is celebrating its independence,Blaine Chamber of Commerce organizers are standing unitedin a collective effort to welcome...

Thu, Jun 24, 2004 

 

Lookoutfor seals, legal advice

NationalMarine Fisheries Service is asking for your help in locatingan injured or dead adult harbor seal in the vicinityof Point Roberts, Semiahmoo, or...

Clamsurvey finds plenty of clams in the sand

by Jack Kintner

Oysterfestival a big hit

Organizers estimate several hundred people visited theJune 19 Drayton Harbor Shellfish Protection District openhouse last weekend, eating 90 dozen oysters...

IcelandicHeritage Day

Youare invited for coffee and dessert!

Newsin Brief

Girl’skiller sentencedThurston County Superior Court judge Richard Strophy sentencedthe killer of Blaine teenager Ashley Parks to more than25 years...


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