Articles published Wed, Nov 11, 2009
Letters to the Editor - November 12 - 18, 2009
City proposes reduced sewer rates for condos
Following much discussion with local condominium owners, the city of Blaine has proposed amending its sewer rates to allow condominium owners to access discounted rates for qualified seniors, handicapped and low-income individuals.
City mulls construction impacts of roundabouts
Construction of two planned roundabouts on Peace Portal Drive and D Street will impact surrounding businesses but to what degree depends on which construction plan Blaine City Council approves.
GSA re-opens southbound I-5 lanes
Reconstructed southbound lanes of I-5 at the Peace Arch were opened to traffic on Wednesday eliminating, for the time being, a detour through the Blaine exit that has been in place for over 18 months while the federal General Services Administration (GSA) builds a new customs facility to replace the current 1970s era building.
2009 Election Results
Library levy passes. Read the latest Whatcom County election results.
News in Brief
Local soldier dies in Afghanistan • Bay Cafe to host annual Angel Tree • Santa photos to raise funds for kids • Blaine is beautiful in winter, too!
Raising funds and spirits...
American Legion, Post #86 Breast Cancer fund raiser
Blaine students organize “Camporee” for Campfire youth
To four Blaine high school girls, Camp Kirby on Samish Island wasn’t just about fun, it was about building community and reaching back to their younger counterparts.
Fall and winter car care tips from the pros
Young at heart
Fly tying workshops at the library
Alternative program keeps some kids in school
Not your standard approach. A new program at Blaine high school provides an alternative that works.
Borderites advance to become one of sweet 16 at state