Thu, Feb 14, 2002 

 

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...

Will it get clean enough to eat?

Hundreds of oyster fanciers and clean water fans came to the Drayton Harbor Shellfish Protection District Advisory Committee’s (DHSPDAC) open house...

2001 IN REVIEWHouse of Washington State

This is the time. This time, this day, this new year before us – maybe more than any time and day and year in our history – is right for considering...

2001 IN REVIEW

Whatcom County

2001 IN REVIEWThe city of Blaine

2001 was a very busy and productive year for the city of Blaine. The following are the major accomplishments of your city government:City of Blaine strategic...

Rules tightened for southbound plants

There will be a few more hoops to jump through for gardeners who want to buy their plants in Canada. New federal rules prohibit any live plants, bulbs ...

Border Patrol makes record coke seizure

On January 23 Blaine border patrol agents found 76 pounds of cocaine lying in a ditch separating the U.S. from Canada. The cocaine, found shortly after...

Nestlebush retires

Diane Nestlebush has been selling insurance in Blaine for more than 20 years. This week, she’ll have her last day on the job and head off on the open...

Take a bite of this!

After converting even the skeptics in a crowd of 250 at last year’s Bite of Blaine event, organizers of this years event are expecting more people...

New degrees, honors for Blaine students

The following students from Whatcom Community College were appointed to the Dean’s List Fall Quarter 2001. Students are named to the Dean’s List...

BHS entry heads to flower show

“With thousands of people walking by we want our window box to make them stop,” said Blaine high school advanced horticulture student Beth Winters...

Council OKs hearing examiner

Following a public hearing devoid of members of the public, Blaine City Council opted to replace the city board of adjustment with a professional hearing...

A good time for a good cause

Next Saturday a train station will pop up in the Blaine performing arts center and the middle school cafeteria as the Blaine Fine Arts Association (BFAA...

Final stages of Birch Bay plan delayed

The Birch Bay steering committee put the final touches on the land use chapter of the comprehensive plan last Wednesday and, with three meetings left, ...

State grant to help fund a new face for Sixth

Sixth Street will get sidewalks next summer, thanks to gas tax dollars trickling back to Blaine.In September, city assistant public works director Steve...

Thu, Jan 24, 2002 

 

2001 IN REVIEW

A man, an artist and a portrait

Wanna job?

U.S. Customs will hold an open house in Blaine on January 31 to recruit applicants for positions as customs inspectors at Washington ports of entry.Customs...

Shellfish fest for harbor cleanup

Groups working to improve water quality in Drayton Harbor want to see more public involvement and awareness, and they’ll be using oysters and mussels...

Busts along border bring agents back from the south

The ebb and flow of border patrol agents from San Diego to Blaine continues with another temporary detail of the agents, this time to help patrol between...

Police snag internet sex predator

A Blaine 13-year-old could have been one of dozens of young girls whose sexually explicit pictures were seized from the computer of a 72-year-old Santa...


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