Articles published Wed, Jun 11, 2014
Crossword answers, June 11
Letters to the editor: June 12 - 18, 2014
City dedicates new plaque for Vigil statue
Blaine and Birch Bay locals came out to H Street Plaza on June 8 to witness the dedication of a new plaque for the Vigil.
In the June 5 issue, we wrote that candidates Vincent Buys and Joy Manjure would not be included in the August primary.
Blaine name change to go on November ballot
Speaking before another packed council chamber, Blaine City Council voted to add Resolution 1641-14, the name change referendum, to the ballot in November.
Body discovered in H Street drainage ditch
A man's body was discovered in a drainage ditch on H Street just outside of Lynden on June 5.
Blaine coat drive gets community help
The Community Assistance Program (CAP) kicked off its annual coat drive last week, and the Blaine and Birch Bay business community has gotten involved in a big way.
Relay for Life team to "paint Lynden purple"
The North Whatcom Relay For Life team is celebrating their 10th year raising money for the American Cancer Society, and they're pulling out all the stops.
International Peace Run to pass through Blaine
One leg of the Sri Chinmoy Oneness - Home Peace Run will pass through the Peace Arch for the first time on Monday, June 30, and North Whatcom locals are invited to help carry the torch.
Birch Bay-Lynden Road re-opens
Birch Bay-Lynden Road reopened at the railroad tracks near Portal Way after construction closed the road for nearly two weeks.
Wine-ing for a cause
Bruce and Mary Ansell have a set of cozy chairs carved from wine casks sitting on their porch which has a lovely view of Birch Bay and a pleasantly cool breeze.
Gardeners Market running strong
The Blaine Gardeners Market, now in its third week of the season, has seen strong participation so far.
Help clean up Blaine for the 4th of July
The city of Blaine is organizing a community clean-up day on Friday, June 20 to spruce up downtown in time for the 4th of July.
Blaine High School graduation 2014
A student writes a promise across her graduation cap
National Safety Month: Tips for using painkillers safely
With so much talk of illegal drug use in America, you may not realize that some of the most potentially dangerous drugs are sitting right in many home medicine cabinets.
SilverSneakers helps seniors get active
The older a person gets, the more important it becomes for them to get active and stay active.
New technologies are helping more seniors age in place
Nearly 90 percent of people 50 years old and up want to remain at home as long as possible, according to a recent AARP study.
Recognition Night 2014
Blaine High School recognition night 2014
Evening of the Arts 2014 Winners
Blaine High School's Evening of the Arts announced the 2014 winners
Guest column: photography tips
Shooting a shallow focus
Patricia Ann Listebarger
March 18, 1937 - May 31, 2014
Police Reports: June 4 - June 9, 2014
FootGolf offered at Semiahmoo Golf and Country Club
With soccer's World Cup taking center stage this week in Brazil, it's an appropriate time for Semiahmoo Golf and Country Club (SGCC) and Loomis Trail Golf Club (LTGC) to introduce to the area a completely new sport that combines soccer and golf.
Local phenoms accepted at tennis academy
A Semiahmoo family is moving to warmer climes to give their two tennis-loving children the opportunity to pursue their dreams.
Bellingham Slam coming to Blaine this Friday
Hoops fans can witness professional basketball on the local court as the International Basketball League's (IBL) Bellingham Slam are coming to Blaine High School.
DSP biotoxin causes recreational shellfish closure for northern Whatcom County beaches
Unsafe levels of diarrhetic shellfish poisoning (DSP) biotoxin have been detected in molluscan shellfish on beaches in northern Whatcom County.