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Articles published Wed, Jul 11, 2012

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Letters to the Editor: July 12 - July 18, 2012


Blaine City Council supports city hall proposal

Blaine City Council members have expressed their support for a proposal to build a new community center, new library and a new hotel in downtown Blaine.

Birch Bay development purchased for 1.2 million

A local developer has bought an uncompleted housing development just south of Drayton Harbor and plans to begin home construction within six weeks.

Confusion arises over water line requirements for Harbor Shores

Birch Bay Water and Sewer District (BBWSD) officials plan to clarify a policy that, as it stands, could complicate future home construction in the Harbor Shores development just south of Dakota Creek.

Birch Bay volunteers clean up tons of fireworks debris after July 4 festivities

Dozens of Birch Bay residents and other volunteers turned out on July 5 to clean up piles of fireworks debris left over from the Fourth of July celebration.

NWPRD2 offers summer learning camps for kids

Summer learning camps that link education with practical life experiences will be available this summer through Northwest Park & Recreation District 2 (NWPRD2).

Ace Hardware to open in Blaine next week

The Ace Hardware store in the Blaine International Shopping Center will reopen early next week under new ownership.

Active Seniors Special Section: Blaine local takes her play to New York City

Bruce and Sandy Wolf’s home, perched on the hillside of the southwestern shore of Drayton Harbor, sits directly above the location of what was a branch of the Alaska Packers Association, one of the world’s largest salmon canneries in 1908.


Ivy F. Calhoon: April 11, 1919 - June 30, 2012

Ivy F. Calhoon, age 93 of Blaine, passed away June 30, 2012.


Police Reports: July 1 - July 10, 2012

Police reports from the Blaine Police Department for June 26 through July 2, 2012


A Fourth of July blast!

Thousands of people turned out Blaine’s Old Fashioned Fourth of July festivities on Wednesday, July 4.

Fourth of July car show attracts thousands of spectators

The July sun glinted off acres of chrome and metal shined to a mirror finish during Blaine’s Show-n-Shine Car Show on July 4.

Blaine Jazz Festival brings music to the street with free noontime concerts

Dozens have turned out for the free jazz concerts at the G Street plaza in Blaine this week


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