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Articles published Wed, Feb 6, 2013

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Letters to the Editor: January 7 to 13, 2013


Blaine group seeks ways to spur development; propose a new medical facility, business retention

Developer Ken Imus' recently announced exit from the Blaine re-development scene has sparked some soul-searching and motivated a discussion on how to drive the Blaine economy forward.

Bite of Blaine set for new location

Tickets are now available for the 13th annual Bite of Blaine.

Annual 'Hands Across the Border' celebration is no more

The Blaine Chamber of Commerce announced on February 1 that the annual Hands Across the Border celebration would be cancelled due to escalating costs and diminishing donations.

New owner gives Northwoods Motel a makeover

It started with the carpets, then the bedding.

Dean's Lists for Fall Quarter 2012

Blaine man uses love of carpentry to help those in need

Some people look outside and complain about the rain while others see a job in the offing.

Young at Heart: February events and happenings

Now that we are in February we like to think of other things besides the rain, the wet and the cold.

Whatcom County Tour Program

Friday, February 15, Opera Performance Tour, Lucia di Lammermoor

Blaine passes state audit

An accountability report by Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley in regards to the city of Blaine's compliance with state laws and regulations was released on February 4.

Northwest Washington High School Math Championship

Blaine High School math teacher and competition coordinator Mike Dahl, l., and volunteers from the Phillips 66 Ferndale Refinery grade tests at the Phillips 66 Northwest Washington High School Math Championship on February 2.

Groups work to reintroduce chum salmon to Terrell Creek

The Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association placed 24,000 chum salmon eggs into remote site incubators along Terrell Creek on February 5.


Beverly Jean (Sand) Kimble

August 31, 1933 - January 24, 2013

Monica C. Pieczynski

December 10, 1928 - February 2, 2013


Police Reports: January 31 to February 4, 2013


Girls slam Mount Baker, extend win streak to nine heading to district semi-finals

The Blaine girls basketball team won a physical game at home against Mount Baker in the first round of the Class 1A District Tournament on February 4, earning a trip to King's High School in Shoreline on February 6.

Boys fall to Mount Baker 65-64 in first round of district tournament

The boys saw their first postseason action since 2008 in an exciting matchup that got ugly at times, with slaps and hits that resonated throughout Mount Baker's domed gym.

Blaine sends 14 wrestlers to regionals

The Blaine wrestling team was favored to win the Class 1A Sub Regional Tournament at Squalicum High School February 1, but out of the six teams in attendance Mount Baker finished first with 317 points to Blaine's 310.5.


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