Thu, Sep 20, 2012 

 

Boys & Girls Club enters new school year with new director

It doesn't take too long after the final bell rings at Blaine schools before the noise level rises at the Blaine Boys & Girls Club.

Blaine schools bring the harvest into the cafeteria

Last October at Blaine Elementary School, the district's food service director Laurie Pike walked around the cafeteria with a tray of cauliflower - purple cauliflower.

Speak up: Project defines vision for county's future

A series of community forums in Whatcom County will give residents a chance to suggest ideas to support the area's quality of life and develop its long-term vision.

Blaine Planning Commission approves recommendations for zoning text revision

The name of the game was semantics at the Blaine Planning Commissionâs September 13 public hearing on lot coverage.

BP appeals fines from Cherry Point fire

The BP Cherry Point Refinery will appeal all state citations and the $81,500 in fines resulting from the February 17, 2012 fire.

Fall Harvest: Gardeners Market offers Blaine a fresh option

Fall Harvest: Blaine Harvest Festival to benefit Band to Japan

The first Blaine Harvest Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, October 6, in the Blaine Middle School cafeteria.

Fall Harvest: Water conservation efforts pay off for Blaine, Birch Bay

As the 2012 summer season comes to a close, the Birch Bay Water and Sewer District and city of Blaine would like to thank its customers for continuing to practice water conservation.

Pickers Attic a haven for garage sale junkies

Ronell Vinyard, r., is back in business and excited about the results of her new partnership with Jeanette Boughman.

Thu, Sep 13, 2012 

 

Business has begun in Blaine's new city hall

On Monday night, with a flutter of yellow ribbon and a proclamation by Mayor Harry Robinson, the city of Blaine christened the old Banner Bank building as its new city hall.

The Northern Light welcomes new staff

Set sail on Drayton Harbor in pursuit of knowledge

Scientific happenings are afloat in Drayton Harbor, and area adults and children alike are invited to partake in the wonder.

Donor challenges Blaine Food Bank to raise $25,000

It's Tuesday morning, and at 8:45 a.m. the line at the Blaine Food Bank already stretches from the front door to the parking lot, two dozen strong.

Construction continues on Marine Drive

Marking a solemn anniversary

Health & Wellness: Join local hikers and NWPRD2

Though the Wednesday walking group led by Northwest Park and Recreation District 2 has proven popular, some Blaine and Birch Bay residents are itching for more challenging excursions.

Health & Wellness: Fall hikes in Whatcom County worth the drive

North Cascades summits arenât unattainable to lightly equipped day hikers with tight schedules and high expectations.

Birch Bay Village to host cancer fundraiser

Come the afternoon of Sunday, September 16, the streets of Birch Bay Village will be open to the public and teeming with area residents walking to raise money for the fight against cancer.

Statewide anti-DUI campaign nets 42 arrests in Whatcom County

The Drive Hammered, Get Nailed campaign ran from August 17 through September 3, and the Washington Traffic Safety Commission (WTSC) reports that in Whatcom County, 42 motorists were stopped and arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

Wed, Sep 5, 2012 

 

Health & Wellness: September is Eat Local month in Whatcom County

Eat Local Month is an annual festival of local food and farms, celebrating all that Whatcom County has to offer, including âthe restaurants, organizations and people who are making locally fished, forgaged and farmed food more accessible to the community,â as sponsor Sustainable Connections puts it.

Let's Move Blaine! picks up speed

Back in June, more than 200 Blaine and Birch Bay residents flocked to Blaine Elementary School for a family health night featuring a healthy, locally sourced dinner, information on healthy eating and healthy lifestyles, physical activities and educational booths.

Custer man killed in collision at Birch Bay-Lynden Road

Joel T. Crowley of Custer was killed on Monday evening, September 3, when he ran a stop sign and struck another vehicle.

New city hall to open its doors Monday

With the pounding of the gavel at the end of the city council meeting on August 27, Blaineâs H Street city hall closed out its last official public meeting. Just before the next council meeting on Monday, city staff will throw open the doors of the new city hall with a ribbon cutting and reception.

A generous donation from Phillips 66

Blaine girl takes first in BMX competition

State issues fine for February fire at BP refinery

The state Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) cited the BP Cherry Point refinery for six violations stemming from a fire in February, one of which is classified a âwillful violation.â

U.S. Border Patrol Report: August 3 - 23


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