Name change committees appointed
The opposing camps have been chosen, and the decision to change the name of Blaine (or not) may depend on how persuasive the two groups can be.
Blaine partners with NSEA to study local watersheds
Blaine City Council has approved a multi-year contract with the Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association (NSEA) to study and improve water quality in Drayton Harbor and the surrounding watersheds.
Capstone Physical Therapy opens in Blaine
In less than two years, Capstone Physical Therapy has grown from a husband-and-wife startup with one therapist and one support staff member to a company with four locations and 16 employees.
Playground, pavilion projects make strides
After initial plans came in at a higher cost than expected, city planners working with Cascade Design Group have come up with an alternative plan for a playground at Marine Park.
Lizzie's Cafe still serving up the classics
With a new sign in place, Nicki's Diner is now officially Lizzie's Cafe, and if the new sign confuses regulars, they will be pleasantly surprised to find the old classics are still on the menu - along with a few new items in the making.
Music fest - a swingin' good time
Musicians play for a dancing crowd at the Big Band Benefit concert at Semiahmoo Resort July 10.
Hot weather causes burn bans statewide
With a heat wave rapidly increasing fire danger throughout the state, the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has expanded the burn ban from DNR-protected lands in eastern Washington to include those west of the Cascades.