Articles published Wed, Aug 27, 2014
Crossword Answers: August 28, 2014
Letters to the editor: August 28 - September 3, 2014
Marine Park playground postponed until spring
Despite the contributions of some generous local donors, construction of the Marine Park playground project has been put off until next spring.
School board approves $45 million bond election
A $45 million bond to fund capital improvements at the Blaine School District is headed to voters after the school board unanimously approved the final version at their regular meeting August 25.
Shellfish harvesting ban lifted on north Whatcom County beaches
On August 22, The Whatcom County Health Department announced that biotoxin levels in northern Whatcom County had decreased, allowing some beaches to open for molluscan shellfish harvesting.
Library seminar teaches businesses to read census data
For business owners, analyzing demographic data can often be a real challenge.
New faces at Blaine School District
Blaine schools welcome new staff
Business roundup: Caroline's Closet
Caroline and Dave Winfrey have been making embroidered goods for sale out of their home in Birch Bay for going on three years now.
Gardening tips: Growing and storing spectacular dahlias
Dahlias are a signature flower here in the Northwest.
How to make your yard more environmentally friendly
It's easy to make your home more eco-friendly, and your yard is a great place to start.
Joan Mary Currie
January 9, 1932 - August 22, 2014
Police Reports: August 21 - 27, 2014
Blaine football kicks off with jamboree
The Borderites are easing into football season with a jamboree of friendly competition against local rivals at the Blaine High School stadium.
Volleyball team gets ready for new season
Like any other sport, the key to playing good volleyball is constant practice.