Articles published Thu, Aug 14, 2008
Letters to the Editor -- August 14, 2008
Event to benefit low-income students
The Opportunity Council, a non-profit organization that provides social services to those in need, has scheduled their 16th annual community school supply...
Council awards street contracts
Blaine City Council voted to award a $1.7 million bid to Colacurcio Brothers Construction Company, for two major street reconstruction projects.
Striking down the municipal water law a good start
What would it matter if we clean up Puget Sound but the rivers feeding it run dry?
Whatcom Fitness now offering belly dancing classes
The upbeat drums and sensual rhythm of the oud, a Middle Eastern guitar, spark up the room with the surroundings of Middle-Eastern music, while Annyse ...
Reporter finds trial, error and success in BodyBugg
Here's an interesting new health product: The California-based Apex Fitness Group, a subsidiary of 24Fitness, has introduced a biometric armband that accurately...
Birch Bay State Park hosts events
No alcohol found in fatal crash
No drugs or alcohol were found in the system of a motorist involved in a fatal vehicle-pedestrian accident last May.
Prosecutor admits mistake in local larceny case
Felony theft charges against Charles Green were dismissed without prejudice in superior court last week on the recommendation ofWhatcom County deputy prosecuting...
Free biodegradable crab pot escape cords
The Washington State University Beach Watchers group will distribute biodegradable crab pot escape cords at Blaine Marina and Birch Bay State Park boat...
Birch Bay road projects given priority in six-year road plan
The Whatcom County six-year transportation improvement program (STIP) was approved 6-1 during the August 5 county council meeting despite a long debate...
Detour routes traffic through downtown
In an effort to have motorists utilize services in Blaine while southbound traffic is being detoured at the Peace Arch border crossing, a large sign was...
Dakota Creek Winery’s first juried art show Aug. 23
Nearly 50 artists have signed up to participate in the first-ever Art at the Winery Outdoor Arts Festival to be held from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Saturday...
Sockeye salmon run deemed a ‘disaster’
This year’s Fraser River Sockeye run, never expected to be very large, turned out to be a disaster for local fishermen when a meager run turned out...
Police Report -- August 14, 2008