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Build A Heart workshop to benefit band's trip to Japan

Local stained glass artists will hold a "build a heart" workshop at 9:30 a.m. Saturday January 15 in the Blaine high school art room to benefit the school wind ensemble's annual trip to Japan for the Funibashi music festival in Tokyo.

Local youth perform in Wizard of Oz

Rachel Heinzer, 8, of Blaine, and her twin brother, Anthony, recently performed in the traveling Wizard of Oz production at the Mt. Baker Theatre on January 6.

Council OKs accessory dwelling units 6-0

Many Blaine residents now have the ability to build a separate living unit on their property if they choose to do so.

I spy!

A Great Blue Heron perches on the beach near Semiahmoo last week.

Alan Black chosen to fill council vacancy

A retired United Airlines pilot and former Habitat For Humanity volunteer will fill a vacancy on Blaine City Council left by Jason Overstreet after his recent election to the state legislature.

2010: Year In Review continued...

DOT to take access rights from landowners

The Washington State Department of Transportation (DOT) is moving ahead on plans to acquire access rights for driveways along Peace Portal Drive.

Concert to benefit band to Japan

The Blaine Fine Arts Association has scheduled their annual Arts & Jazz auction and dance benefit concert to help fund the Blaine high school wind ensemble’s upcoming trip to Japan.

Boys & Girls Club hosts tutoring

The Boys & Girls Club of Blaine is offering inexpensive tutoring for students in grades first through eighth either before or after school.

Borderite stars join new teams

Two stars from the Borderite’s state tournament team of 2009 have made identical selections and are off to California to join their new football team.

McAuley selected as board president

At their first meeting of the year, the Port of Bellingham’s board of commissioners selected commissioner Michael McAuley to serve as the board’s president for 2011.

Spay Station in need of funding

A local organization that performed more than 7,000 free and low-cost pet surgeries during the last two years is looking for donations to stay in business after losing one of its major funding sources.

On the job...

Blaine resident and Boy Scout Troop 4006 member Alex Bullock, 17, is working to replace a foot bridge and restore trails in Lincoln Park to complete his project requirement needed to become an Eagle Scout.

2010 In Review: Blaine School District

The 2010 calendar year has been a very exciting and productive one for the students and staff of the Blaine school district.

Long-time vet retires, hands over practice

Regular customers of Northwest Veterinary Clinic at Birch Bay Square will see some new faces and changes next time they visit.

Health & Wellness: Metabolic syndrome test a gauge for health

How healthy am I? It’s a question we’ve all asked ourselves. Learning the answer is easier than you may think.

2010 In Review: City of Blaine & Public Works Department

2010 has been a memorable year. The highlight was the completion and dedication of the city’s new state of the art Lighthouse Point Water Reclamation Facility.

Bicyclist with Blaine ties starts Tour d’Afrique

A 30-year-old man who started a Guiness Book of World Records attempt in Blaine will join more than 120 other cyclists next week in world’s longest bicycle expedition.

2010 In Review: Best of Blaine Police Reports

January 9: A man came to the police station and explained that he had just crossed the border. He demanded that officers contact the CIA as he needed to be debriefed from his mission in Canada where he had been living deep undercover for some time.


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