Thu, Aug 7, 2003 

 

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Another gateway sign up, the first to move The city of Blaine has put up a second gateway sign at the corner of Peace Portal Drive and Bell Road. A third...

School construction to move center

New construction within the Blaine school district is moving the Blaine Family Service Center.

Plover pulls two swimmers from Drayton Harbor

by Jack Kintner

Land proposal on city council agenda

The city of Blaine will discuss the acquisition of 5.43 acres lying near the southern area of the Blaine Municipal Airport, at Monday evening�s city council...

Thu, Jul 31, 2003 

 

Discover historic vessels, dance on the dockBy R. Schwarz Kopf

The 8th annual Plover Days comes to Blaine August 9–10, the same weekend as the 6th annual Dance on the Dock, a fundraiser for the Blaine boys and...

13th annual Custer Days to be held August 8, 9

Whether you’ve always dreamed of revving up the engine of your lawnmower and racing it through town, or eating a humongous salmon dinner, just for...

The Blender: Teen center to offer more

Music blasting, people yelling at the top of their lungs, and the sounds of skateboards rolling across the floor may sound like every parent’s nightmare...

City looks to raise SEPA standards

The city of Blaine is looking to raise State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) thresholds in an effort to develop a better process for better development...

Beach naturalists walking local shores next weekend

Gerald Larson has been walking the shores of Birch Bay for three years now, meeting beach-goers and sharing all kinds of information.As part of the beach...

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Blaine woman donates tidelands to cityThe Blaine city council unanimously voted to accept 1.2 acres of donated tidelands. Caroline Larson, 94, donated ...

Authorities nab man wanted for murder

The Blaine police department assisted the New York police department last week in the apprehension of a man wanted on a New York murder charge. William...

Birch Bay water consumption hits record usage

The Birch Bay community has repeatedly set water usage records the last few weeks, forcing the Birch Bay water and sewer district to cut water deliveries...

Public access: Beach debate heats up

The issue of who owns the beach has been a hotbed for debate in Birch Bay and has surfaced several times over the years in the form of James Way, a small...

Thu, Jul 24, 2003 

 

Fresh off the boat: Fishermen sell seafood hours after catch

For people tired of buying seafood from the grocery store, fresh fish is just a phone call away. Depending on the season, local fishermen, Lee Bouma and...

First a local taxi, then a local history musem

Caryn Johnson, director of the newly formed Blaine Heritage Society, wants Blaine to remember its history. But first, she�s bringing in some city transportation...

Youth to perform Charlie and the Chocolate Factory this weekend

In the middle of July, most kids are sleeping in as late as their parents will allow, and spending afternoons playing outside, but the cast of Charlie ...

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Bookstore: City to tear down if owners don�t The building that formerly housed the Blaine Book Company, the last adult bookstore in the city, will likely...

First of three gateway signs installed

In an effort to enhance downtown Blaine and draw more visitors into the area, the city erected the first of three gateway signs earlier this week.

City proposes airport land acquisition

The city council may discuss the possible acquisition of 5.43 acres lying near the southern end of the Blaine Municipal Airport at the next city council...

Birch Bay on shellfish watch list

The state department of health (DOH) has identified Birch Bay as one of 20 threatened shellfish areas across the state, according to this year�s early ...

Thu, Jul 17, 2003 

 

Project Vote Smart: electoral eyes

With the upcoming elections, voters who are looking for more information on candidates can use the resources of Project Vote Smart (PVS), a non-partisan...

Four students place second at technology conference

Four Blaine high school technology students brought home a second place trophy from the 25th National Technology Student Association Conference in Orlando...

Tomko�s Bones in business for 14 years

Walking through pet stores, you have probably passed by or even purchased Tomko�s Real Bonesproducts, but what you might not know is that Tomko�s is a ...

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Discovery Days: Free parking, roads closedThere will be free parking at Birch Bay State Park, in conjunction with Birch Bay Discovery Days, on Saturday...

CWAC begins plant plans

The Blaine citizens� wastewater advisory committee (CWAC), which is comprised of 10 members of different backgrounds and appointed by city council, initiated...

More than $2,000 raised for Blaine skate park

The Blaine skate park is a tad closer to being built. The Blaine Extreme Sports Club and supporters of the skate park raised $2,150 after holding a two-day...

Birch Bay water sewer district lauded by DOE

Birch Bay Water and Sewer District was recognized last week by the Department of Ecology for operating an outstanding water treatment plant.


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