Articles published Wed, Jun 26, 2013
Letters to the editor: June 27 - July 4, 2013
Blaine gears up for annual holiday festivities
Blaine is once again hosting its Old-Fashioned Fourth of July celebration and inviting thousands of residents and visitors to come and experience the festivities "Where America Begins."
State parks may face closures
Failure to pass a state budget could leave would-be state park campers without a place to lay their weary heads this holiday weekend.
City manager retires after 13 years of service, leaves lasting legacy for Blaine
It's 11 a.m. and Blaine city manager Gary Tomsic is leaning back in his chair with his fingers laced behind his snowcapped head.
Semiahmoo resort sells for $19.5 million on June 21
Semiahmoo Resort along with its two golf courses, Semiahmoo Golf and Country Club and Loomis Trail Golf Club, was purchased June 21 for $19.5 million by the newly formed partnership, Resort Semiahmoo, LLC.
Join in on a rockin' tribute
The 133rd Army National Guard band, "Full Metal Racket," will kick off this year's Blaine Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration.
Digital photo tips: Catching the rocket's red glare
Most folks love spectacular fireworks displays, unless they're dog owners or curmudgeons.
Gently-used kids' items find new life, homes at Birch Bay consignment store
Katie Montague and Gina Weigum, owners of Katie's Corner consignment shop in Birch Bay, carefully select the items they'll accept for consignment.
Hydrangeas add color and depth to garden
It should be a colorful summer in my cottage garden this year.
Bumblebee populations continue to decline
Bee lovers everywhere celebrated around the country as National Pollinator Week (June 17 - 23) was highlighted with educational events.
Salmon fishing derby begins July 12
Local anglers will compete to land the biggest salmon - and the $5,000 that comes with it - at this year's Bellingham Salmon Derby, hosted by the Bellingham chapter of Puget Sound Anglers.
Volunteers needed for study
Volunteers are needed for the second round of bicycle and pedestrian counts.
30th annual Birch Bay Sandcastle competition
Hundreds of spectators and competitors gathered for the sand sculpture competition in Birch Bay on June 22.
Art abounds at international art festival
Off to the market
Birch Bay market on June 22
Troy Wayne Wood
September 18, 1937 - June 15, 2013
Sandra Yvonne (Jorissen) Brown
November 29, 1942 - June 18, 2013
Border Patrol: May 2 - June 3, 2013
Police Reports: June 10 - June 18, 2013