Thu, Apr 3, 2003 

 

News In Brief

Peace Arch rally set for Sunday A peace rally will begin at 1 p.m. on Sunday at the Peace Arch Park. Brian McKinlay, of the UCFV Peace Coalition in Abbotsford...

One man and his map mission

For two years, one man was on a mission to get Blaine and Birch Bay on the map � the first ever Great Washington State Birding Trail map that is.

Sending local care to troops

Blaine resident Cheryll Ryan wants to send care packages to the troops, in the form of Avon products.

Semiahmoo insurance rates back to normal

The Semiahmoo fire station has once again been officially recognized by the Washington Surveying and Ratings Bureau (WSRB).

Custer homeowner shoots intruder

At about 5:45 p.m. Sunday evening, a Custer homeowner shot a man who allegedly tried to break into a nearby storage building, according to the Whatcom ...

Thu, Mar 27, 2003 

 

Home improvement

Habitat for Humanity to build area homeFor most of us, we spend the spring time renovating our own homes. But this is also the time of year when the community...

School Notes

New school district superintendent chosen Dr. Mary Lynne Derrington has been selected as Blaine school district�s new superintendent, effective July 1....

News In Brief

City to hold sewer meeting April 3The city of Blaine is holding a meeting about the sewer treatment plant in an effort to provide the public with information...

County seeks Sunset Farm operator

The Whatcom County Parks and Recreation Department is seeking individuals to help operate and manage the 69-acre Sunset Farm Equestrian Park in Birch Bay...

Golden Nut plans to start in June

The Golden Nut company will be setting up shop in the former Geographics building on Odell Road. Golden Nut is owned by the Golden Boy food company, based...

Development met with concern, opposition

More than 200 people gathered at Resort Semiahmoo last Friday evening to learn more about 62 proposed condominiums, called the Seagrass Cottages, on the...

Blaine teen killed in hit and run

A Blaine teenager died as a result of a hit and run last Friday evening, and the driver of the vehicle has not been found.

Thu, Mar 20, 2003 

 

Home Improvement

Choosing windows that workThere's more to windows than the way they look or the way you look through them. To educate homeowners on what they should know...

New rules for resident crossings

Under interim rules published earlier this year, nationals of British Commonwealth countries and Ireland who are residents of Canada and Bermuda, and were...

State parks to waive vehicle permit in honor of 90th anniversary

In celebration of the 90th anniversary of the state park system�s creation in 1913, the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will waive its...

Residents organize growth group

Within the last month, some residents of Birch Bay have banded together to form a group focusing on development and growth concerns.

Second Harvest Gleaners takes community food county-wide

Take a glimpse into the back room of Video Impact in Birch Bay, and you�ll see rows of produce, breads and dairy items. This room is home to Second Harvest...

News In Brief

Anderson (Dodd) benefit Saturday A fundraiser for the family of Holly Anderson (Dodd), a Blaine graduate, will be held on March 29. Holly�s husband, Vince...

City trimming trees to clear flight path

Within the next month, the city hopes to begin the process of trimming, and in some cases cutting, trees that are encroaching into airspace.

Historic structure to be torn down

In 1909 it was a market. In 1999 it was an adult entertainment store. And some time within the near future, it will be a vacant lot. The building last ...

Development concerns bring 100 to meeting

It was standing room only at last week�s city council meeting, as more than 100 people packed city hall chambers to express concerns over a recent application...

Border: Security up, delays expected

There are no plans to close the border, officials said, but there will be long waits.

Thu, Mar 6, 2003 

 

Academic honors

The Blaine high school students listed below received a 4.0 grade point average: Seniors: Wesley Hubbard, Emily Nauman, Linsey Taylor, Neal Teutsch, Juniors...

New health care professional in town

�The most interesting people are often the most bizarre,� said John Plummer, the most recent addition to Blaine�s community of health care professionals...

Gov. Locke visits Blaine

Governor Gary Locke visited Blaine on Wednesday as part of a statewide �Jobs Now� tour, touting his economic recovery plan to create jobs now, spur the...

Salmonar starting March 13

Anglers interested in a saltwater fishing class need to look no further then the �Salmonar,� starting March 13 in Bellingham at Shuksan middle school on...

Local artist teaches painting class

School district employees have organized a decorative painting class taught by local painter and author Ronnie LaBree. Participants learn a variety of ...


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