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Fishing boats hold family, community history

The Westman family has sold their fishing vessel Rosella to Richard Parker, her captain of about 25 years. The 92-foot steel-hulled Rosella originally ...

Council dodges transit tax issue

Blaine city council members hemmed and hawed but narrowly decided to sidestep the issue of a tax increase to support county transit. A motion made by John...

Will it get clean enough to eat?

Hundreds of oyster fanciers and clean water fans came to the Drayton Harbor Shellfish Protection District Advisory Committee’s (DHSPDAC) open house...

2001 IN REVIEWHouse of Washington State

This is the time. This time, this day, this new year before us – maybe more than any time and day and year in our history – is right for considering...

2001 IN REVIEW

Whatcom County

2001 IN REVIEWThe city of Blaine

2001 was a very busy and productive year for the city of Blaine. The following are the major accomplishments of your city government:City of Blaine strategic...

Rules tightened for southbound plants

There will be a few more hoops to jump through for gardeners who want to buy their plants in Canada. New federal rules prohibit any live plants, bulbs ...

Border Patrol makes record coke seizure

On January 23 Blaine border patrol agents found 76 pounds of cocaine lying in a ditch separating the U.S. from Canada. The cocaine, found shortly after...

Nestlebush retires

Diane Nestlebush has been selling insurance in Blaine for more than 20 years. This week, she’ll have her last day on the job and head off on the open...

Take a bite of this!

After converting even the skeptics in a crowd of 250 at last year’s Bite of Blaine event, organizers of this years event are expecting more people...

New degrees, honors for Blaine students

The following students from Whatcom Community College were appointed to the Dean’s List Fall Quarter 2001. Students are named to the Dean’s List...

BHS entry heads to flower show

“With thousands of people walking by we want our window box to make them stop,” said Blaine high school advanced horticulture student Beth Winters...

Council OKs hearing examiner

Following a public hearing devoid of members of the public, Blaine City Council opted to replace the city board of adjustment with a professional hearing...

A good time for a good cause

Next Saturday a train station will pop up in the Blaine performing arts center and the middle school cafeteria as the Blaine Fine Arts Association (BFAA...

Final stages of Birch Bay plan delayed

The Birch Bay steering committee put the final touches on the land use chapter of the comprehensive plan last Wednesday and, with three meetings left, ...

State grant to help fund a new face for Sixth

Sixth Street will get sidewalks next summer, thanks to gas tax dollars trickling back to Blaine.In September, city assistant public works director Steve...

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Police Report -- January 31, 2002

 

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