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Articles published Wed, May 21, 2014

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Crossword Answers May 22, 2014


Letters to the editor: May 22 - 28, 2014


County parks commission chooses Vogt property

A simmering dispute over the location of a new park in Birch Bay has been resolved by a decision of the county parks board.

The carnival is coming to town

For the first time in nearly a quarter century, the carnival is coming to Blaine.

Summer is here and so is the APA Museum

Summer is finally upon us, and with some of Blaine and Birch Bay's favorite summer businesses, restaurants and activities opening for the season, locals will have every reason to get out and soak up some sunshine.

Bike to Work and School Day

Local students get into the swing of things on Bike to Work and School Day on May 20.

Local realtor seeks ideas

If you're a Blaine resident with strong opinions about the look of the town, Joyce Vanderpol has a unique question for you.


We are pleased to announce that Steve Guntli has joined the staff as a reporter.

Semiahmoo reopening

Guests at the grand re-opening of Packers Oyster Bar and Pierside Kitchen at Semiahmoo Resort on May 15 enjoyed discovering the new culinary offerings now available.

One fast-growing tree

This is one fast-growing tree: A masquerading cell tower was installed on May 20 north of Northwoods Motel.

NWFRS hires new ops chief

The Northwest Fire and Rescue Services (NWFRS) are welcoming a new staff officer.

Bay eateries receive awards

The Whatcom County Health Department has honored two area restaurants with the 2013 Silver Platter award for excellence in food safety.

Birch Bay closed to harvesting

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) has closed Birch Bay to recreational shellfish harvesting after unsafe levels of paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) biotoxin were detected in molluscan shellfish in the area.


Norma Darlene Smith

September 1, 1933 - May 6, 2014


Police Reports: May 14 - 19, 2014


Softball takes third in district tournament

In an action-packed weekend, the Blaine softball team battled its way to a third-place finish in the 1A District 1 tournament and earned a berth to the Tri-District Tournament.

Soccer competes in state tournament

When was the last time a Blaine High School boys soccer team made it to the state tournament?

Track athletes advance to tri-districts

The Blaine track and field teams advanced 18 athletes to the 1A Tri-District Tournament after strong performances in sub-districts last week.


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