Wed, Jul 28, 2010 

 

New bed and breakfast opens in Birch Bay

Visitors to Birch Bay have a new choice when it comes to where they want to spend the night. The Oysterman’s Daughter Bed & Breakfast is open for business and is accepting guests into its two cozy bedrooms.

Lee Mann speaks on photography career

Lee Mann has traveled throughout the United States as well as to Antarctica, Africa, Tibet, the South Pacific and the Canadian Arctic, but he said his heart will always remain in the North Cascades.

District discusses water service extensions

The Birch Bay Water and Sewer District board of commissioners came down hard on the idea of providing water outside of the district’s service area at their regular meeting last Thursday.

Wound Healing Center uses holistic approach

Living with a wound that won’t heal can be a burden on your mind and body. Just ask Carol and Ray Dellecker, who care for their elderly, yet relatively independent, family member, Carmel Dellecker.

For Birch Bay woman, 91, life never gets old

Some might say Joy MacKinnon Oravetz, of Birch Bay, has led a full life but that doesn’t mean she has stopped living.

Birch Bay seal pup rescued

Thanks to a few concerned citizens and volunteers at the Whatcom Marine Mammal Stranding Network (WMMSN), two Birch Bay seal pups are getting a second chance at life.

Fri, Jul 23, 2010 

 

Susan G. Komen 3-day

Nicole Miller, l., of Birch Bay, and Betsy Sandell, of Blaine, are both training to walk in the Susan G. Komen annual walk to raise money for breast cancer research.

Blaine 10U team

In more than 100 degree heat, the Blaine 10U team competed last Thursday and Friday with three wins against Ephrata, Brewster and Warden, and two losses to Wenatchee and Ellensburg.

Wed, Jul 21, 2010 

 

Beach Days event offers low-tide glimpse of Birch Bay

Those who are looking for a way to explore Whatcom County’s shorelines will want to attend an educational event at Birch Bay State Park on low tide days during the next few weeks.

Blaine man arrested in Nigerian internet scam

A Blaine man was one of two Whatcom County residents arrested Friday on suspicion of running an internet scam often associated with Nigeria.

BP retrofit project to create hundreds of jobs

A new project in the works by BP Cherry Point refinery could bring as many as 600 jobs during the next two years and as many as 12 additional permanent full-time jobs once the project is completed.

City accepts second lowest bid

The lack of a single sheet of paper means one road contractor has lost a job and city taxpayers will pay $60,000 more for a street improvement project.

Birch Bay Discovery Days, July 17, 2010

Birch Bay Discovery Days, July 17, 2010

Run to the Border scheduled for Saturday, August 7

The 9th Annual Run to the Border this August 7, which is now part of Blaine’s Drayton Harbor Days.

City gets $450,000 grant for H Street improvements

The city of Blaine will be able to improve the portion of H Street that leads into downtown thanks to a $450,000 federal grant.

Ragnar Relay begins in Blaine

The 87-mile-overnight Ragnar Relay Northwest Passage starts in Blaine, Friday, July 23 and finishes in Whidbey Island, Saturday, July 24.

District gets final approval for Bay Horizon Park

Bay Horizon Park is a step closer to a new playground and gymnasium upgrades, thanks to a new partnership between Whatcom County, who owns the park, and Northwest Parks and Recreation District # 2.

Tall ships visit Blaine Harbor, July 14 - 19

Tall ships visit Blaine Harbor, July 14 - 19

Vet speaks on surviving concentration camp

Joe Moser, a WWII prisoner of war and Ferndale resident, easily held his audience’s attention at the Birch Bay Chamber of Commerce meeting on Tuesday.

Free seminar to discuss annuities

Robin Kagan, a local insurance agent with more than 10 years experience specializing in financial protections, will present “Fixed Annuity Solutions: A Time for Guarantees?” addressing how to protect retirement income and savings, while earning competitive interest rates that are tax-deferred.

Blaine graduate’s achievements span the globe

From their first meeting in 2002, Blaine high school guidance counselor Karen Mulholland said she noticed one thing about Blaine high school student Tegan Bukowski: focus.

Mon, Jul 19, 2010 

 

Skatepark work party canceled

Manufacturer's delay pushes installation back several days.

Thu, Jul 15, 2010 

 

Jazz festival kicks off with downtown concerts

Music is in the air this week as the Blaine Jazz Festival kicks off its ninth annual season with noon-time concerts at the boardwalk plazas downtown.

B.C. man arrested after running the border

A 21-year-old Canadian man has been charged with impeding and interfering with a federal officer Monday after nearly running down a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agent with a stolen minivan at the Peace Arch border crossing.

Tips for recognizing common sleep disorders

A good night’s sleep is important to your well-being. Most people spend roughly one-third of their lives asleep, so it’s easy to see how the quality of sleep directly affects the quality of your life.

For many, intertribal canoe event is a healing journey

Representatives from numerous native tribes along the northwest coast of the U.S. and Canada paddled their way to the Lummi Stommish Grounds last Thursday as they make their way to the Makah reservation at Neah Bay on the Olympic Peninsula.

Discovery Days - July 17 & 18

Discovery Days, Event Listing


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