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Articles published Wed, Jul 21, 2010

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Letters to the Editor - July 22-28, 2010


Beach Days event offers low-tide glimpse of Birch Bay

Those who are looking for a way to explore Whatcom County’s shorelines will want to attend an educational event at Birch Bay State Park on low tide days during the next few weeks.

Blaine man arrested in Nigerian internet scam

A Blaine man was one of two Whatcom County residents arrested Friday on suspicion of running an internet scam often associated with Nigeria.

BP retrofit project to create hundreds of jobs

A new project in the works by BP Cherry Point refinery could bring as many as 600 jobs during the next two years and as many as 12 additional permanent full-time jobs once the project is completed.

City accepts second lowest bid

The lack of a single sheet of paper means one road contractor has lost a job and city taxpayers will pay $60,000 more for a street improvement project.

Birch Bay Discovery Days, July 17, 2010

Birch Bay Discovery Days, July 17, 2010

Run to the Border scheduled for Saturday, August 7

The 9th Annual Run to the Border this August 7, which is now part of Blaine’s Drayton Harbor Days.

City gets $450,000 grant for H Street improvements

The city of Blaine will be able to improve the portion of H Street that leads into downtown thanks to a $450,000 federal grant.

Ragnar Relay begins in Blaine

The 87-mile-overnight Ragnar Relay Northwest Passage starts in Blaine, Friday, July 23 and finishes in Whidbey Island, Saturday, July 24.

District gets final approval for Bay Horizon Park

Bay Horizon Park is a step closer to a new playground and gymnasium upgrades, thanks to a new partnership between Whatcom County, who owns the park, and Northwest Parks and Recreation District # 2.

Tall ships visit Blaine Harbor, July 14 - 19

Tall ships visit Blaine Harbor, July 14 - 19

Vet speaks on surviving concentration camp

Joe Moser, a WWII prisoner of war and Ferndale resident, easily held his audience’s attention at the Birch Bay Chamber of Commerce meeting on Tuesday.

Free seminar to discuss annuities

Robin Kagan, a local insurance agent with more than 10 years experience specializing in financial protections, will present “Fixed Annuity Solutions: A Time for Guarantees?” addressing how to protect retirement income and savings, while earning competitive interest rates that are tax-deferred.

Blaine graduate’s achievements span the globe

From their first meeting in 2002, Blaine high school guidance counselor Karen Mulholland said she noticed one thing about Blaine high school student Tegan Bukowski: focus.


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