Articles published Thu, Aug 12, 2010
Letters to the Editor - August 12-18, 2010
School district schedules budget hearing for August 12
Members of the public invited to voice their concerns.
Turn of the century street lighting put on hold
Plans for decorative lighting near the entrance of Peace Arch State Park have been put on hold after cost estimates show they could be nearly three times as the city originally budgeted.
County to alter emergency management contract
Whatcom County Council has decided they’re not happy with Whatcom Medic One, the county’s emergency medical service provider, and they’re not going to take it anymore.
Semiahmoo spit re-opens
The Whatcom County Health Department has re-opened Semiahmoo spit after a high fecal coliform count last week.
Study shows decline in border traffic
A year after the final implementation of the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI) and nearly two years after the economic meltdown of 2008, cross border travel – especially from Canada – has declined overall, according to a recent study by Western Washington University’s Border Policy Research Institute (BPRI).
Open for business
Images of Lighthouse Point facility opening.
Blaine skate park re-opens
Images of new skate park.
A thank you...
Image of Plover donation.
Annual check-up finds Plover in ship-shape
Image of Plover's annual check-up
BP begins roundabout construction
Image of roundabout construction
Small business center hosts ThinkBiz 2010 conference
Western Washington University’s Small Business Development Center (SDBC), Whatcom Community College, along with sponsor Whidbey Island Bank, will host ThinkBiz 2010 – Small Business Conference September 9 and 10 at Whatcom Community College’s Heiner Center.
Free and low-cost spaying available
Take advantage of a free and low-cost spay and neutering event in Blaine next week.
Birch Bay residents discuss community tourism options
Members of the Birch Bay community met last week to brainstorm ways of increasing tourism to their unique corner of Washington.
Ridnour helps jump start new basketball camp
A memorable opening day of the first Jumpstart Hoop Fest at the Bellingham Boys and Girls Club July 30.