Thu, Jan 4, 2007 

 

Roguedogs kill alpacas at Blaine ranch

Rampagingdogs killed four animals and seriously injured four othersat John and Kelly Wood’s Wildwood Alpacafarm on Sweet Road early Tuesday.

B.C.man uninjured in emergency landing

A Delta, B.C. man was uninjured after an ememergencylanding in a field near Blaine airport December 22.

2006in review: And another year has gone by

January2006• The city of Blaine is once again set back on theconstruction of the boardwalk project after Blaine propertyowner Isac Feldstein appealed...

Thu, Dec 21, 2006 

 

Briefs

Residents and businessesare asked to report wind damageWhatcom County residents and businesses that have experiencedwind related damage on December 14 ...

Christmasbird count set for Dec. 30

The107th annual Christmas bird count (CBC) will take placein Blaine and neighboring areas in South Surrey and WhiteRock on Saturday, December 30. Our local...

Seaweed & Co.focuses on lighthearted, whimsical

Trudy Hovorka’s new store Seaweed & Companymay not be the place to find sturdy winter wear or rubbergaloshes, but her eclectic array of strange...

Long-timebreakfast joint returns to Blaine

Tony Andrews first came to Blainein 1983 and started Tony’s Sandwich Shop in whatis now the Bella Marina Italian restaurant. It quicklybecame a local...

US-VISITprogram still ‘undefined’, report says

The timeline for implementingthe exit portion of the US-VISIT program is now officiallyin the realm of “undefined,” accordingto the national...

PolarBear dip has roots short on reasoning, long on fun

Itwas a cold New Year’s morning in Birch Bayin 1982 when a small group decided that jumping in thebay for a swim would be a novel and memorable way...

NEXUSprogram now applies to boaters, pilots

Travelers who usea NEXUS card to speed across local land borders can now use the cardat airports and when traveling between the U.S. and Canada by boat...

CityOKs $40 million budget for 2007

Thecity of Blaine is set to receive one police officer,a new fire marshal, and a new police vehicle, as wellas improvements to city hall, the Blaine public...

Councilvotes to pursue federal funding for airport

Blaine City Council voted 4-3 Monday to set the ballrolling to receive federal funding for improvements tothe Blaine municipal airport, regardless of whether...

Stateliquor board to close Blaine store

JohnRedal, acting director of retail sales for the WashingtonState liquor control board, announced last week thatthe state-run liquor store in Blaine&rsquo...

Thu, Dec 14, 2006 

 

Aroundthe City

Winterizeyour home

Pillar To Post, a Florida-basedhome inspection company has these helpful hints on preparingyour home for the winter months:

Newfire board meets to discuss budget

Meeting for the first time as a combined board, commissioners of North Whatcom Fire and Rescue Services (NWFRS) began deliberations on a proposed $4.4 ...

YoungAt Heart

Our senior and community activity center had a greatNovember and what a Thanksgiving dinner the American Legionspread before us!

Blainewrestlers end battle with awards

Blaine wrestlers finishedin the middle of the pack among the 19 schools at lastweekend’s Battle at the Border, Blaine’s annualtournament that...

Lighthousecenter now open

Joyce Bigelow opened her addiction recovery and substanceabuse treatment center November 21, the day she receivedstate certification. “I wanted to...

What’snew this year at Mt. Baker?

The biggest news at Mt. Baker this year is not the$1.3 million upgrade of chair three from a double chairlift to a quad, or the fiber optic upgrades installed...

Briefs...

Blaineworth $500 million, county says

Blaine’s assessed valuation (AV) will nearlydouble for 2007, according to figures from the WhatcomCounty assessor’s office.

Citycouncil votes to examine airport issue again

Thefate of the Blaine airport is uncertain – again.

Citycontinues to pursue quiet zone designation

“When I heard the train go by the first time Iloved it,” said Karen Yirak, who moved into a newHarborside Avenue house with her husband John...

Thu, Dec 7, 2006 

 

Blainetwins growing strong six months later

Twin girls born prematurely to a Blaine couple lastsummer were given a helping hand by St. Joseph Hospitaland in gratitude the young family has started...

Borderitesclip Birds 71-63

Nate Tewalt and Mike Pianki combinedfor 41 points as the B’s took the measure of a youngbut aggressive Ferndale team 71-63 in overtime at Blaine&...

You,too can host exchange students

NW Services, a non-profit and CSIET-approved program,is seeking caring families in the area to host high schoolstudents from Mongolia, Germany, Colombia...


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