Thu, Feb 28, 2002 

 

LIVING LIFE TO THE FULLEST - LIFE BEGINS AT 50Lend a hand!

Volunteering is a way to meet new people and get involved in the community. For opportunities at the Semiahmoo Museum or the Plover spring through fall...

LIVING LIFE TO THE FULLEST - LIFE BEGINS AT 50Get out of town!

You don’t need to go far to get away, and winter offers special sights and special deals.This is the time of year for a birding trip. The Skagit River...

BirchBay.net

The BirchBay.net community web site has moved to a new server and added beefed up searching, more database resources and nifty interactive gizmos. The ...

BB Village may kick out beavers

The board of directors at Birch Bay Village has applied to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) to trap the beavers and muskrats that ...

New hope for D Street station

Fred Pakzad, owner of the D Street ARCO, said the station’s closure and last week’s removal of its sign aren’t reflections of poor economic...

Council eyes new role for BTAC

City council is looking to decommission, or at least declaw, the Blaine tourism advisory commission (BTAC).After discussing the future of the group in ...

Heavy rains could be the link to sudden pollution highs

Efforts to reopen Drayton Harbor to shellfish growers suffered a setback after state samplers found a jump in fecal coliform levels at every spot they ...

A city hall full of jolly good fellows

It was ‘pat on the back’ night at Blaine city council as the city recognized employees and citizens for service and longevity.“These are...

Thu, Feb 21, 2002 

 

Teacher waits to cross the big pond

Blaine high school teacher Jeff Worthy has been chosen for the prestigious Fulbright teachers’ exchange program. Now all he has to do is wait.“...

LIVING LIFE TO THE FULLEST - LIFE BEGINS AT 50It’s never too late...

Most Americans know that just a few simple steps can lead to lower cholesterol levels and a reduced risk of heart disease, but the majority could use a...

LIVING LIFE TO THE FULLEST - LIFE BEGINS AT 50Get out and move!

Insurance companies are realizing the value of promoting exercise to their over 50 members. The medical bills go down as seniors get moving in a consistent...

Students get chance to look further afield

Local students can broaden their horizons this summer with help from the Assistance League of Bellingham. The organization’s enrichment scholarship...

Talk back!

State Representative Kelli Linville will hold three town hall meetings around the county next week – in Ferndale, Lynden and Bellingham. The meetings...

Bay planners rushing to finish report

The Birch Bay steering committee has added two more meetings in March in order to finish final revisions to its report, tackling the potentially divisive...

Glahn brings back the bronze

Borderite Tyler Glahn won an 11-2 major decision on February 16 over Medical Lake’s Brad Groce to capture a third place medal in the 125-pound class...

Coming into the station this summer . . . Artrain

In March organizers of the Peace Arch Park International Art Festival will unveil the crown jewel of this year’s event – a visit from Artrain...

It’s going be a long, hot summer at the border

An Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) plan to bring 55 new inspectors and nine support staff to local borders got final approval from Washington...

Thu, Feb 14, 2002 

 

Stretch your brain, tone your attitude

The Chicken Soup for the Mind series, sponsored by the Ladies Club of Semiahmoo, is continuing on a theme of physical and mental well-being and delves ...

BP super on state board

Governor Gary Locke has appointed Captain Craig Lee, port superintendent for BP Cherry Point Refinery, to the state board of pilotage commissioners. The...

LIVING LIFE TO THE FULLEST - LIFE BEGINS AT 50A journey through life in the words...

In her six-week session at the Blaine senior center, “Writing the Story of Your Life - a Spiritual Journey,” Jackie Hollett teaches more than...

LIVING LIFE TO THE FULLEST - LIFE BEGINS AT 50As the ads say, Just Do It!

Limited, yet limitless – sometimes life for mature adults is a bit of a paradox. On the one hand there is more time, hopefully fewer expenses and ...

Stronger, faster, fitter: Strength training program gets raves

Last August a new weight and resistance training program began at the Blaine Senior Center as part of a strategy to help keep older people independent ...

Hundreds take big bite of Blaine

The Bite of Blaine might have been better named the Big Gulp this year, as hundreds of lip-smacking diners gobbled their way around the Blakely at Resort...

Finding the cash for new off-ramp won’t be easy

From the half-dozen federal agencies that monitor what goes across the border, to highway engineers and Blaine city council members, several dozen people...

June plans for NEXUS at Peace Arch?

Surveyors and technology teams were milling around the Peace Arch port of entry Tuesday, trying to work out the kinks to getting a NEXUS commuter lane ...

Thu, Jan 31, 2002 

 

Fishing boats hold family, community history

The Westman family has sold their fishing vessel Rosella to Richard Parker, her captain of about 25 years. The 92-foot steel-hulled Rosella originally ...

Council dodges transit tax issue

Blaine city council members hemmed and hawed but narrowly decided to sidestep the issue of a tax increase to support county transit. A motion made by John...


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