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Semiahmoo Marina updates fire-fighting system

Five standpipes that supply water for firefighters have been installed at Semiahmoo Marina as a temporary measure while the city of Blaine reviews plans for a permanent system that will bring the marina up to code.

City considers nautical playground in Marine Park

An elaborate new playground may be installed in Marine Park as early as this autumn.

County doubles budget for Birch Bay Drive project

The Birch Bay Drive and Pedestrian Facility Project is getting back on track after negotiations with the original design firm broke down in March.

School district bond clears first step

Blaine school district is moving forward in planning a $45 million bond for capital improvements after the school board gave the nod at its regular meeting June 23.

Blaine tourism accepting grant applications

The city of Blaine, along with the Blaine Tourism Advisory Committee (BTAC), is accepting 2015 grant applications for projects within Blaine city limits that enhance tourism in the community.

Peace Arch sculptures inspire new artists

Five years ago, when Todd Gregory Hollarn first came to Blaine from Reno, Nevada, he didn't really consider himself an artist.

"Border Songs" opens in Lynden this week

A new play captures the quirks and charm of life on the U.S./Canadian border.

Before and after: Improving on perfection

Sometimes, even a perfectly nice lawn can benefit from some landscaping.

Five ways to enrich your lawn and garden this summer

You may not recognize honey bees beyond their black and gold stripes, but bees and other pollinators play a vital role in our environment.

Road biking in Birch Bay: Safety tips

For a beginning cyclist, Birch Bay can be the perfect starting point.

The Peace Arch Art Festival, June 20-22

The Birch Bay Sand Sculpture Contest, June 21


Police Reports: June 19 - 25, 2014


Camp Demigod to offer scholarships to Blaine

Up to eight students may have the opportunity for a scholarship to Digivations' Camp Demigod.

Blaine golfer Ryan Wallen ends freshman season on a high note

Ryan Wallen, who led the Blaine High School boys golf team from 2010 to 2013, has already made a big impact as a freshman on the University of Wyoming mens golf team.

Local restaurants see crowds of soccer fans for World Cup

The World Cup soccer fever that has taken hold of American fans has spread to Blaine and Birch Bay, with local restaurants experiencing crowds that rival those during the Superbowl.


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