Thu, Oct 25, 2007 

 

BCTpresents holiday murder-mystery

The Blaine Community Theater (BCT) productionof Paul Thain’s dark and menacing murder mysteryBlack Widow opens Friday night, October 26, just in ...

Storiesfrom the border

Publisher’sNote: Living, visiting and working as we do on the 49thParallel, the border has an undeniable impact on ourlives. Border policies and ...

D Street scheduled to open mid-November

The D Street bridge overstate Highway 543, locally known as the truck route, will openin mid-November, according to project engineer Chris Damitio ofthe...

Localslice of NEXUS renewals getting smaller

Between local supervisors, district managersin Seattle and a Vermont ombudsman, anyone who has a legitimatebeef with the NEXUS program should be able to...

Aroundthe City

Schoollevy story clarificationIn a story last issue regarding the Blaine school district special electionin March 2008, it was not clear that voters will...

Votersto decide six issues on ballot

Initiativesand referendums are both ways that Washington state allowsvoters to make direct decisions, initiatives to enactnew laws and referendums to review...

Council:353-unit development lacks right information

Plans for a 353-unit developmentin East Blaine will be put on hold until the project’sdevelopers provide comprehensive information regardingplans...

WWUstudy to examine border perceptions

Whatdo you think about security at the Canada/U.S. border?

Thu, Oct 18, 2007 

 

Free viewing of Super Size Me Sunday

The documentary movie Super Size Me, addressing what many doctors are calling an epidemic of obesity among Americanchildren, will be shown free at the Performing...

GSAto postpone ‘lane squeezing’

The finalized traffic plan during constructionat the Peace Arch will shift the pain from the project’sstart to its finish.

Blainenative is bomb expert in Iraq

Blainenative Clayton Swansen, an naval explosive ordnance disposaltechnician (EOD), returned from duty in Iraq last Mondayfor a week’sleave before...

Reportdead birds, WDFW urges

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW)encourages individuals who find dead wild birds to reportthe incident by calling a toll-free hotline...

Filmtakes critical look at Gitmo

A controversial new filmdocumenting the experience of three former GuantanamoBay prisoners will make its debut in White Rock next weekas part of a series...

Overpassdamaged by ‘large truck’

Washington State Department of Transportationcrews will alternatively close right and left southboundlanes of I-5 this week where it passes under Birch...

Border lines are ‘worth the wait’

I have read recent lettersfrom cross-border travelers regarding NEXUS and wait times. I wouldlike to share with your readers a recent article written by...

BirchBay man opens low-cost computer repair business

Geeksquads step aside.

Aroundthe City

City offers Energy Starlightbulbs at discountThe city of Blaine’s public works department is offering Blaineresidents reduced pricing on Energy Star-certified...

Morris:Park levy to enrich life here

Safebicycling, walking trails, and more recreational areasare just a few of the goals Northwest Park and RecreationDistrict 2 commissioner Ted Morris said...

Budget,growth, top concerns for Blaine residents

Candidates for Blaine and WhatcomCounty offices answered voter questions about budget issues,water quality and growth management Tuesday in a forumsponsored...

Schoolboard puts forth $40 million project bond

TheBlaine school board has decided to wait on building anew elementary school in Birch Bay but will proceed witha $40 million capital projects bond that...

Thu, Oct 11, 2007 

 

YoungAt Heart

Here we are rushing into Autumn and wherehas the summer gone? Our Blaine senior activity centerseniors thoroughly enjoyed the sunshine with outdoor activities...

Firesafety inspections coming soon

Beginningin January 2008, North Whatcom Fire and Rescue will beassisting local businesses by inspecting their facilities.

Storiesfrom the border...

Publisher’sNote: Living, visiting and working as we do on the 49th Parallel,the border has an undeniable impact on our lives. Border policiesand ...

Countyworks on draft for OSS plan

WhatcomCounty Council is reviewing the way it intends to meetmore stringent state requirements for inspecting on-siteseptic systems after getting feedback...

TheBorderite ReportOctober/November 2007

School Calendar

Blaine,like the rest of America, is getting fatter

Since 1980 the numberof obese people in this country has doubled, and the numberof adolescents who are moderately to extremely overweighthas tripled.

American Life in Poetry

Children at play givepersonalities to lifeless objects, and we don't need to give upthat pleasure as we grow older. Poets are good at discerning lifewithin...


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