Thu, Feb 16, 2006 

 

Blainetaking the lead in AP courses

Blainehigh school math teacher John Freal began teaching an advancedplacement (AP) class in calculus almost 10 years ago. Sincethen Blaine has become a...

Goinggood and strong at 99 years of age

WhenNorma Kruse and her husband bought their beachfrontproperty in west Blaine in 1947, Semiahmoo was coveredin maple groves, visitors from Birch Bay came...

O’Neillreflects on 15 years of service

Asa self-employed designer and builder, Brad O’Neill,of the O’Neill Group design firm, has seen his shareof quaint small towns turned into ...

Statebill will protect confidential sources

News reporterswill likely be granted more protection from being forced to disclosethe identities of confidential sources, thanks to a bill that waspassed...

Longtimedivision chief resigns

The North Whatcom Fire and Rescue Services (NWFRS) boardconsidered the resignation of a long-time division chiefand honored three local people for saving...

DOTready to design new I-5 interchange near Blaine

Washington State Department of Transportationengineer Todd Harrison was primarily before Blaine citycouncil to talk about the funding shortfall for the...

Armedman in Renton causes border closure

TheU.S. – Canada border became a roadblock again onFriday evening when unarmed Canada Border Services Agency(CBSA) officers walked off the job because...

Thu, Feb 9, 2006 

 

Schooldistrict looks to future infrastructure needs

Blaineschool district superintendent Dr. Mary Lynne Derringtongathered a group of community leaders last summer tobegin studying how the school district...

Don’t miss the Kuuskmann-Taylor Project!

“We want you to wear jeans and bring the kids,” saidbassoonist Martin Kuuskmann, a noted soloist in venuesaround the world as well as a popular...

Quiltto go for a good cause

Blainehigh school student Kendra Rushing-Kuntz’ssenior project is a large quilt that took her between40 and 50 hours to build and sew. She plans ...

Conflictof interest charge thrown out

WhatcomCounty Superior Court Judge Charles Snyder has dismissedthe remaining three allegations of conflict of interestleveled at members of Blaine&rsquo...

Unbuiltspit land put up for sale

TrilliumCorporation has put its undeveloped Semiahmoo spit propertiesup for sale as the developer works to create a coordinatedapproach to take the area...

Qualityof Life for Mature Adults

Positive attitudeand fitness key to enjoying life

Statelooking for more money

Planned improvements to State Highway 543 between I-5exit 275 and the Canadian border, a section of road knownlocally as the truck route, have been put...

Groupgetting ready to forward recommendations

TheBlaine Citizens Wastewater Advisory Committee opted forone more work session with engineers, architects andlandscape designers before coming to city...

Stormcuts power, leaves homes waterlogged

Residentsin Birch Bay and Point Roberts are continuing cleanupefforts after a storm that ravaged several parts of thecounty, leaving 1,110 Whatcom County...

Thu, Feb 2, 2006 

 

Localstudent's work on display

JettieWilce, a junior at Blaine high school will be displayingher recent charcoal drawings at Fantasia Espresso & Teaat 1324 Cornwall Avenue in Bellingham...

Schooldistrict looks to future infrastructure needs

Blaineschool district superintendent Dr. Mary Lynne Derringtongathered a group of community leaders last summer tobegin studying how the school district...

Mother& daughter team up for garden show

ForDianna MacLeod and Lacy Best there are several importantingredients to building a garden – an old fashionedswing, a four-foot high pink glass ...

Intothe wild blue yonder

 

MurrayGoff celebrates 80 years of life

MurrayGoff, owner of Goff’s Department Store, said hegot into the menswear business when he realized he neededa job that paid better than being in...

Conflictof interest charge dropped

Localattorney and Blaine hearing examiner Roger Ellingson,the first of four members of city government named ina conflict of interest case to go before...

Principalreceives deferred sentence ByJack Kintner

Blaine high school principal Dan Newell received a deferredsentence in Whatcom County District Court early Wednesdaymorning after pleading guilty to one...

Expropriationprocess explained

Staff from theGovernment Services Administration (GSA) reviewed what they call the “acquisitionand possession” process last week at a meeting...

Groupseeks donations for "The Vigil"

Pacific ArtsAssociation announced the kick-off of a major fundraisingdrive this week that will fund a major sculpture honoringthe families of Blaine&rsquo...

GSAdecision slowed by state interchange concerns

Blaine cityofficials have been nervous about the negative effecta new customs facility being built at the Peace Archwould have on Blaine’s ability...

Airportalternatives committee gets underway

Thecity’s airport alternatives committee will be openingup the discussion of what benefits the city could realizeif the airport went away. The airport...


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