Articles published Wed, Sep 30, 2009
Letters to the Editor - October 1 - 7, 2009
After 8 years of service, police dog Yoshi retires
After eight years, 1,076 calls, many arrests and detections including a year in which he found over a quarter ton of drugs, Blaine’s police dog Yoschi, 10, is retiring.
Council postpones decision on impact fee removal
After much deliberation, Blaine City Council agreed Monday to extend the public comment period on a proposal to waive traffic and park impact fees for development.
Work proceeds on BP expansion
The BP Cherry Point Refinery at 4519 Grandview Road is replacing their 38-year-old maintenance and shop complex (MSC) building with two new structures located in the northeast corner of their property.
News in Brief
Park fundraiser honors composer • String quartet performs October 18 • Local farmers grow trees for water • Coat drive scheduled for October 11 • Contest invites businesses to get scary
On the Waterfront
Commercial crab season opens this week, on October 1. The crab pots have been arriving at the harbor, fish plant crab buyers have been stacking up totes and arranging for delivery of crab to their markets, crab bait is arriving to be placed into the bait jars inside the crab pots, this is now the busiest time of the year for Blaine fishers.
Nineteen Blaine high school students earn AP awards
With onset of fall, time to check smoke detectors
Blaine girl tries for Miss Teen Seattle
SSC reduces emissions with fleet diesel retrofit
Sanitary Service Company Inc. (SSC) garbage and recycling collection trucks are leaving a little less behind when servicing their collection routes in Whatcom County.
Blaine resident, 85, credits an active lifestyle to staying youthful
True beauty explored in “Wrinkles, Grace In Time”
Five women ages 71-87 share their stories in a celebration of aging on the weekends of Oct 1-4 and 8-11 at the Firehouse Performing Arts Center.
Way to go!
Locals medal at U.S. Judo Championships
Little Red Caboose has new owners, dynamic menu
Jon Quimod and Kylie Bestul, of Blaine, have a knack for balancing adventurous eating with small-town pragmatism.
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Board finds at least 22 Blaine students are homeless
The Blaine school board gave a certificate of appreciation to the Family Service Center it houses on campus at their regular monthly meeting Monday night, and learned some disturbing facts about homeless students in Blaine.
Healthy snacks and lunches 101 for back to school
BP - Cherry Point Bay Builders
Great kids doing great things
Blaine dismounts Mount Baker Mountaineers 46-7
n the 100th meeting between two similar teams from similar schools, Blaine came away with a decisive win over their ancient rivals, the Mt. Baker Mountaineers, 46-7.
Slivers From The Bench
Blaine ranks 11th in state • Tickets on sale early • Two sideline fixtures recognized by WIAA