April 17 – April 23, 2014                  


     Road work ahead



Jason Ardt, r., a survey technician for Whatcom County Public Works, takes measurements on Portal Way for slope-staking, which will then be passed on to the project’s contractors. “Basically we tell the contractor how to build the project,” he said. 

Photo by Brandy Kiger Shreve

Construction begins at Birch Bay Square intersection

Have you ever reached the intersection of Birch Bay-Lynden Road and Portal Way and been unclear as to whether you had the right of way or not?

Blaine mayor says "Stop, Eh?"

An uptick in the number of traffic infractions in downtown Blaine has the Blaine City Council bristling, particularly when it comes to drivers running stop signs.

Alleged drug smuggler arrested at border crossing

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) apprehended a Vancouver, B.C. man who was wanted in Port Angeles for contempt of court at the Pacific Highway port of entry on April 10.

Grow your own salad bar

One of the satisfying things about growing your own vegetables is knowing you are providing healthy food for you and your family.

Helping your garden grow

Head over to Van Wingerden Garden Center for a free seminar this weekend to learn all you need to know about spring gardening.

Master gardener annual sale

Spring has arrived, and it's time to start planting.

Anytime Fitness hosts grand opening event

Anytime Fitness, located in Birch Bay Square, will be hosting its grand opening on Wednesday, April 23.

Wanted: Legos

The Blaine Public Library will be starting a Lego club as part of the summer reading program and beyond.

Red, White and Brew opens in Blaine

Carli Lefler makes a mocha milkshake for a customer on April 14 at the Red, White and Brew coffee stand on the corner of 3rd and Martin streets.

Windermere offices collect goods for Oso community

It's been nearly a month since the mudslide in Oso shifted the landscape and ripped apart a community.

Photo: Everything's coming up roses

Rafaela Rivera, l., transplants rose seedlings into flats at Van Wingerden Garden Center on April 8.

Committee to review proposals for vacant airport property

After waiting nearly a month for responses, the city is now reviewing qualifications documents submitted by potential developers for the Gateway property – but the application pile isn’t very deep.

Softball nets a win and a loss
Wed, Apr 16, 2014

Alexis McElwain pitched what would have been a shut out against Nooksack Valley if not for one confusing play that scored two runs in the fifth inning of a game.

One win, one loss for Blaine soccer team
Wed, Apr 16, 2014

No one would have faulted Bellingham's boys soccer team for expecting an easy match against Blaine.

BHS Sports Recap
Wed, Apr 16, 2014

April 10 to 16, 2014

Softball opens league play with a win
Wed, Apr 9, 2014

Blaine and Semiahmoo Videos

Diving into Spring

Several boys from Blaine took advantage of the spring weather and took a dive off the Blaine pier on March 24.

Polar Bear Plunge - January 1, 2014 - Birch Bay, Wash.








































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