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Articles published Thu, Aug 26, 2010

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Letters to the Editor - August 26 - September 1, 2010


Blaine family loses everything in house fire

A family of three is trying to get back on their feet after a fire destroyed their Blaine home early Tuesday morning.

Blaine school board passes $21.1 million budget

The Blaine school board has completed their budget planning for the 2010/11 school year, but uncertainties remain that may force staff cuts one or two years out.


Image of Boats in Birch Bay

Crews re-open I-5 at D Street

After two weeks of construction, nouthbound I-5 at D Street in Blaine reopened Tuesday, August 24, giving drivers a smoother ride.

Art At The Winery

Image of Art At The Winery event at Dakota Creek Winery

Local food program seeks volunteers

WSU Extension Food Sense Program is looking for volunteers to help maintain and expand their hands-on nutrition education program in Blaine.

City council approves sustainability ordinance 6-1

The city of Blaine is one more step closer to being green after passing an ordinance that will require all future projects and policies to be in line with energy conscious design and conservation.

Growing fresh!

Image of Boys & Girls Club Gardening Club members

Family still seeks missing dog

A dog that survived a fatal car accident on Birch Bay-Lynden Road last week is still missing.

Public hearing to discuss fire impact fees

The North Whatcom Fire and Rescue Board of Commissioners will hold a public comment period as part of their next regular meeting to gather opinion on proposed mitigation fee changes.

Birch Bay Chamber picnic

Image of Birch Bay Chamber picnic

Birch Bay residents review tourism meeting results

Members of the Birch Bay community once again found their way to the basement of a church on Jackson Road Monday evening to discuss the future of their home by the bay.

Want delicious tomatoes? Grow your own

With store-bought tomatoes nearly devoid of flavor, growing your own is the best way to truly savor the taste of this vegetable that captures the essence of summer.

Back to School Special Section

Superintendent’s Welcome

Back to School Special Section, Phone Directory


Back to School Special Section, Calendar

2010-2011 Blaine School Calendar

Special Back to School Section

Messages from the Principals

Borderite Bus Schedule

Borderite Bus Schedul

Get out and play: Center offers fun in the wilderness

Deep in the heart of the North Cascades mountain range, on a lonely stretch of highway between Sedro-Woolley and Eastern Washington’s Methow Valley, lies an unexpected gem.

Whatcom County farm tour taking reservations

Those wanting to see the bounty of Whatcom County will want to sign up for the 3rd annual Whatcom County Farm Tour, a free, self-guided tour of local farms this September.

Federal program funnels millions into county

A Whatcom County organization has obtained several million in foreign investments to create new jobs and strenghten industries right here.


Katherine Willeta Dierks

Katherine lived in Blaine all her life, and at Stafholt in recent years.


Borderite girls soccer ready to take next step

Experience will be perhaps the best tool the Borderite girl’s soccer team will bring to the field this year.

Sigfusson leads Blaine cross country improvement

Last year, Kiersten Sigfusson and Tom Bradley both finished 24th at the 2A state cross-country meet last year.

Gearing up!

Image of Andrew Miller returning punts during practice.


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