Thu, Feb 28, 2008 

 

Four ways to save on travel lodging costse

Those of us who remember when we could buy Loonies for 70 cents and White Rock was a cheap date, know that the Canadian dollar is now about par with U.S...

Jern's-McKinney staffs Blaine facility

A long-time funeral chapel in Blaine has staffed its local office to offer residents here a more convenient option.

Register children for kindergarten on March 27

The Blaine primary school’s kindergarten registration will be held on Thursday, March 27 in the Blaine primary school multipurpose room from 10 a.m...

Officials anticipate 'boon' for local business

Blaine business owners may be salavating over the anticipation of additional traffic expected with the 2010 Olympics but city officials are still grappling...

Deadlines aside, border traffic still an issue for 2010

By 2010, the Peace Arch border facility may be fully functional but that doesn’t mean four- to five-hour waits for cross-border motorists are out...

Washington voters prefer primary to caucuses

Washington voters overwhelmingly prefer the traditional primary voting process as opposed to the caucus system, according to one academically funded research...

Thu, Feb 21, 2008 

 

Mature Adults... Quality Years, Quality Life

Richard Clark is perhaps best known locally as the unofficial historian of the Peace Arch who has also been something of a gadfly for peace in appearances...

In-home care offers seniors independence

When Diane Turner’s mother became ill with Parkinson’s disease several years ago, she had little idea the event would change her life and career...

Briefs

Birch Bay meetings

Harborside site to be auctioned off

The $7 million four story condo and retail development Harborside Place that was planned for the southwest corner of Peace Portal Drive and H Street has...

Users report a kinder, gentler NEXUS experience

Policies may not have changed, but practices at the border may be signs of a softer touch in the administration of the NEXUS trusted traveler program.

Blaine wrestler wins state championship

Blaine senior Shane Hicks won the state wrestling championship in the heavyweight division and veteran junior Jacob Humphrey nabbed a second place trophy...

Thu, Feb 14, 2008 

 

Blaine students learn about quadratic equations

Blaine senior Paul Moore pulls the lanyard on a medieval catapult called a trebuchet. Moore and other students in Mike Dahl’s Advanced Algebra class...

Mature Adults... Quality Years, Quality Life

Senior center is young at heart

Nichols opens own shop in Blaine

After 17 years working in other people’s shops, hairdresser Chrissy Nichols opened her own business, Bella Hair Design, last December 1.

Septic tank talks delayed until April

The Whatcom County Council, faced with opposition to certain parts of proposed ordinances requiring frequent professional inspection of on-site septic ...

Southern visitors are surprised by peaceful border

Although it has been more than 30 years since she picked strawberries near her family's home in La Conner, Rosalinda Guillen said she still remembers the...

Blaine senior is national merit finalist

Kieran Lyons, an 18-year-old senior at Blaine high school, is the eighth and latest member of an exclusive group of Blaine students who have been named...

Briefs

Dakota Creek center to host dance

Council adopts youth sailing program

After a speculative cost-benefit analysis of providing recreational activities for youth, Blaine City Council voted 3-2 to approve a $1,500 service contract...

Council to approvevoting ward redistricting

In their regular meeting Monday, Blaine City Council moved toward shifting Blaine’s entire ward 3 voting district to Semiahmoo and ward 2 entirely...

Obama, Huckabee are Blaine caucus choices

Senator and presidential hopeful Barack Obama outpolled Senator Hillary Clinton in all of them except central Blaine where they tied.An estimated 700 or...

Thu, Feb 7, 2008 

 

Mature Adults... Quality Years, Quality Life

The young at heart have happy, tapping feet

Bond would fund $40 million in capital improvements

Ballots for voters to decide the fate of the Blaine school district’s proposed four year maintenance and operations levy and a $40 million capital...

No traffic impacts as new border regulations eased in

The impact of new identification requirements was hardly felt as thousands of travelers crossed the border into the U.S. last weekend and only a handful...

Birch Bay officials urge conservation

The city of Blaine is working with Birch Bay Water and Sewer District (BBWSD) to promote indoor water conservation as an efficient way to manage their ...

Briefs

Opry tickets to sell at Custer breakfast


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