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Letters to the editor: January 10-16, 2014


Another year has come and gone: July through December 2013

The reopening of Semiahmoo Resort midway through 2013 brought relief to the community, as many locals were re-employed.

Stormwater infrastructure improved in Cottonwood

Stormwater improvements seven years in the making are now complete in the Cottonwood neighborhood in Birch Bay.

Blaine students take the stage with "Aladdin Jr." production

Come take a magical trip on a flying carpet with Aladdin, Princess Jasmine and 43 Blaine students as the Blaine combined high school and middle school drama clubs present Disney's Aladdin, Jr.

Birch Bay Visitors Center

The Visitor Information Center (VIC) on Birch Bay Drive has the most amazing view of Birch Bay.

Northwest Park and Recreation District 2

2013 was a successful year for Northwest Park and Recreation District 2 (NWPRD2).

Drayton Harbor Community Shellfish Farm

Let me take a minute to catch everyone up on the farm activities of last year.

Blaine Senior Center

Our 600 members enjoyed the many activities and events at the Blaine Senior Center.

Birch Bay Steering Committee

The Birch Bay Steering Committee finds itself ending 2013 with four major Birch Bay Community Plan (Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan) projects in various states of implementation:

Whatcom County Council

Season's greetings and happy New Year, Blaine and Birch Bay residents!

Blaine School District

As the 2013 calendar year drew to a close in the Blaine school district, there was much to celebrate with respect to the overall accomplishments of staff and students.

Year in Review: Pacific Arts Association

The Pacific Arts Association and our community once again joined together in support of the 2013 Blaine Jazz Camp and Festival.

Ring of Fire and Hope and Polar Bear Plunge

Birch Bay residents and visitors came out in droves to commemorate the passing of 2013 and celebrate the hope and possiblity of the year ahead.

Exercise integral to bone health

To the casual observe, it might not look like much is happening in a Pilates class as participants move from one exercise to the next, alternating between the use of props and free movement to work their major muscle groups.


Charles Groen

November 6, 1949 - January 5, 2014

John H. Kent

April 5, 1929 - December 23, 2013

Kalman (Papa) Mozes

October 8, 1933 - January 2, 2014

Vincent Christopher Moriarty

January 10, 1926 - December 31, 2013

Wayne F. McGee

February 4, 1931 - January 1, 2014


Police Reports: January 1 - 7, 2014


Girls earn wins over Pioneers, Seahawks

After kicking off Northwest Conference (NWC) play on the wrong foot with a loss to Lynden Christian, the girls basketball team secured a key win against a strong Nooksack Valley team.

Sometimes you're the windshield, sometimes you're the bug

The boys basketball team put forth a well-rounded display of basketball skill to crush Nooksack Valley, only to be similarly crushed by Anacortes the next night.

Westbrook earns all-state first team receiver designation

Blaine's Josiah Westbrook catches a pass in a game against the La Center Wildcats last season.

4th grade boys basketball team wins championship

The Blaine AAU 4th grade boys basketball team won the championship for the fourth grade division of the Bill Taylor Memorial Classic in Anacortes on January 5.


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