Wed, Jun 18, 2014 

 

Blaine's Fourth of July will be better than ever

One of Blaine's biggest annual events is quickly approaching.

I-5 truck accident detours traffic through Blaine

Traffic on northbound I-5 near the Birch Bay-Lynden Road exit was rerouted for two hours on Monday morning following a truck accident.

Local senior publishes book about a father-son rite of passage

In 1987, Semiahmoo resident Steven Windell and his son Erik piloted a 19.5-foot motorboat from Seattle to Glacier Bay, Alaska, a distance of 2,400 miles, in 24 days.

Keep your dog cool this summer

Is your dog ready for summer?

Darrington students get free rides at Waterslides

After a tragedy in March tested a town to its limit, summertime - and the tourism it brings - has been a welcome relief for the people of Darrington.

Border patrol names new chief in Blaine

The Blaine sector of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) service has hired a new commander.

Wed, Jun 11, 2014 

 

City dedicates new plaque for Vigil statue

Blaine and Birch Bay locals came out to H Street Plaza on June 8 to witness the dedication of a new plaque for the Vigil.

Correction:

In the June 5 issue, we wrote that candidates Vincent Buys and Joy Manjure would not be included in the August primary.

Blaine name change to go on November ballot

Speaking before another packed council chamber, Blaine City Council voted to add Resolution 1641-14, the name change referendum, to the ballot in November.

Body discovered in H Street drainage ditch

A man's body was discovered in a drainage ditch on H Street just outside of Lynden on June 5.

Blaine coat drive gets community help

The Community Assistance Program (CAP) kicked off its annual coat drive last week, and the Blaine and Birch Bay business community has gotten involved in a big way.

Relay for Life team to "paint Lynden purple"

The North Whatcom Relay For Life team is celebrating their 10th year raising money for the American Cancer Society, and they're pulling out all the stops.

International Peace Run to pass through Blaine

One leg of the Sri Chinmoy Oneness - Home Peace Run will pass through the Peace Arch for the first time on Monday, June 30, and North Whatcom locals are invited to help carry the torch.

Birch Bay-Lynden Road re-opens

Birch Bay-Lynden Road reopened at the railroad tracks near Portal Way after construction closed the road for nearly two weeks.

Wine-ing for a cause

Bruce and Mary Ansell have a set of cozy chairs carved from wine casks sitting on their porch which has a lovely view of Birch Bay and a pleasantly cool breeze.

Gardeners Market running strong

The Blaine Gardeners Market, now in its third week of the season, has seen strong participation so far.

Help clean up Blaine for the 4th of July

The city of Blaine is organizing a community clean-up day on Friday, June 20 to spruce up downtown in time for the 4th of July.

Blaine High School graduation 2014

A student writes a promise across her graduation cap

National Safety Month: Tips for using painkillers safely

With so much talk of illegal drug use in America, you may not realize that some of the most potentially dangerous drugs are sitting right in many home medicine cabinets.

SilverSneakers helps seniors get active

The older a person gets, the more important it becomes for them to get active and stay active.

New technologies are helping more seniors age in place

Nearly 90 percent of people 50 years old and up want to remain at home as long as possible, according to a recent AARP study.

Recognition Night 2014

Blaine High School recognition night 2014

Evening of the Arts 2014 Winners

Blaine High School's Evening of the Arts announced the 2014 winners

Guest column: photography tips

Shooting a shallow focus

Thu, Jun 5, 2014 

 

School board considers $45 million bond

The Blaine school district board of directors will consider putting a $45 million bond on the ballot in February 2015.

City considering options for pier road restoration

The road leading to the pier at the end of Marine Drive has been deteriorating for some time, but Blaine's public works department is taking the first steps towards repairing it.

Blaine man involved in Bellingham hit and run

A Blaine man has been arrested for a hit-and-run in Bellingham Monday evening.


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