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More Discovery Days activities lined up for sun and summer lovers

Birch Bay Discovery Days has grown out of its weekend. “We’ve stretched it because there are enough events,” said Jim Tull of Birch Bay ...

New of Gilman

Isaac P. Gilman, son of Suzanne and Eric Gilman of West 44th Street in Vancouver, has been named to the Merit List at Kenyon College for the 2000-2001 ...

A nice way to get wet!

As promised, rainbow maker Fred Stern successfully produced a vivid double rainbow at Peace Arch Park last Friday evening, July 20, and afterward said,...

Plover Days are back!

Classic wooden boats, kayaks and rafts and swimming races will be the main attractions at this year’s Plover Days, Blaine’s newest annual maritime...

New sign ordinance in place

After two years on the drawing board, Blaine has a new citywide sign ordinance. At their July 29 meeting city council voted unanimously to approve the ...

Good job!

The following area students were appointed to the Whatcom Community College Dean’s List Spring Quarter 2001.Lynsey Barker, Sonia Beljean, Brian Chang...

School district partly vindicated

The Blaine school district has won a partial victory defending their decision to expel James Lavine for writing a poem in October 1998 portraying a school...

Just the ticket when you're out and about...

What Tree Is That? a pocket guide for identifying trees, is available from The National Arbor Day Foundation.The 84-page guide will help you identify 157...

Deadly with a golf club

A hole-in-one is one of the most elusive and probably the most dramatic feats in golf. Many duffers will never even get close. Gary Young, 73, of Semiahmoo...

Red Cross tips!

Drink plenty of water regularly and often, even if you don’t feel thirsty. Your body needs water to keep cool. Avoid drinks with alcohol or caffeine...

Should be fun...

The Rising Tide Summer Theater program’s performances of The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe will occur on July 27 and 28 at 7 p.m. Donations at...

Mallahan brings it home to Blaine

On the 20th to the 25th of June Ben Mallahan, a senior, who represented Blaine high school in the National Technology Student Association (TSA) Conference...

First test of manufactured house ordinance gets teary win

Faced with the entreaties of a local property developer and tears from a prospective buyer, city council set aside the recently adopted manufactured home...

Marine Drive slated for sewage tank

Despite posters, flyers and press releases, the public meeting on proposed near-term changes to Blaine’s sewer system drew more city staffers and ...

Expanded fire district makes its first personnel choices

The board of directors of the North Whatcom Fire and Rescue Services (NWFRS) took a major step toward consolidating the administrative operations of its...

Electricity rates to get hefty hike this fall

Blaine electric rates will go up 22 percent on the first of October to cover the increased cost of wholesale power the city buys from the Bonneville Power...

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Police Report -- July 26, 2001

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Sports -- July 26, 2001

 

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