Thu, Nov 24, 2005 

 

U.S.bans Canadian bird imports

Federal agricultureofficials banned poultry imports from mainland British Columbia thisweek after Canadian officials reported a duck infected with Avian...

Cityexpected to limit connections

Citycouncil is ready to enact a policy limiting water connectionsoutside Blaine city limits.

BPrefinery calls for increase in oil shipments

If you thought the airport issue was divisive for votersin Blaine, get ready to be at ground zero for the nextseveral years as the oil industry and the...

TotallyChocolate to more than double in size

JeffRobinson brought Totally Chocolate to Blaine in 1993from Los Angeles, moving his five-year-old business toa new 15,000 square foot factory he built...

Thu, Nov 17, 2005 

 

Artistssought for 2006 contest

Artists are invited to submit outdoor sculptures to befeatured at the Ninth Annual Peace Arch Park InternationalSculpture Exhibition from May 1 through...

Chinesefood returns to Blaine

Blaineresidents no longer have to choose between pizza, burgersand high-end dining when choosing where to eat dinner.

Sistercity in the works?

Localhistorian Richard Clark, has for years championed peaceas a worthy banner for the city of Blaine.

Affordablekid’s clothing now available

Children’sclothing is expensive. At the same time, infants and toddlerstend to grow out of their clothes quickly, creating a problemfor the any parent...

Newpoetry column debuts

The Poetry Foundation has formed a partnership with theLibrary of Congress to support the American Life in Poetryproject, an initiative of Ted Kooser, ...

Buildingpermits put on hold in east Blaine

Thecity of Blaine is halting development at the easternedge of the city until property owners come up with away to fix their streets.

BOGOPizza still open for business – big business

BOGOPizza, will remain open despite talk of closure, saysowner Jerry Thrasher.

Officialsworking on pandemic response

WhatcomCounty is putting together a plan to respond in case ofan avian influenza pandemic.

Countyto rule on seven story project

Builderswill start work within 12 months on Terrell Creek Villason the Bay, featuring, at seven stories, the tallest buildingyet to abut the Birch Bay ...

BirchBay chamber could use a little help

TheBirch Bay Chamber of Commerce is looking for volunteersto help with a variety of projects such as the PolarBear Swim, sandcastle contests, and the July...

Aroundthe City

Blaine sewer ratesare going up again.

GivingTree looking for giving hearts

TheStafholt Good Samaritan Center is still looking for individualsto purchase gifts for children of low-income familiesunder the Blaine Chamber of Commerce...

Strappedcity of Blaine utilities need a boost

Inher budget report to Blaine City Council, finance directorMeredith Riley highlighted a looming fiscal crisis thatcould put a handful of city funds in...

Electionresults remain mostly unchanged

Electionresults for Whatcom County and the city of Blaine continueto be tight, but generally remain unchanged since lastweek.

Thu, Nov 10, 2005 

 

TerrellCreek salmon recovery efforts bearing fruit

Inthe past year, our Birch Bay community has made significantstrides in our efforts to restore Terrell Creek as aviable salmon habitat. The success is ...

AMusical Salute to America’s Veterans to be presented

TheMt. Baker Theatre will ring with a musical tribute toVeteran’s Day weekend this Saturday evening asthe Ron Davenport Chapter 169 of the Vietnam...

Romans!Countrymen! Fellow students!

After hearing enough speeches to satisfy Cicero, Mike Gramboled his fellow Roman citizens out of the gymnasium, pastthe Coliseum and down the Apian Way...

Filmedin Blaine, Midnight Money debuts Friday

“MidnightMoney,” afeature film shot in Blaine last November by Blaine nativesChristopher Onyon and Magnus Gervol, has its first publicshowing...

Onthe Waterfront

Thecombination of fall winds and few crab have been keepingfishermen in port more than they would like to be. Crab fishingis finished for most of those...

Andnow for something completely different

DeveloperJoel Douglas is promoting a system he thinks will let Blainebusinesses benefit from lines at the border.

Developerhitting rough patch

Forthe second time this year, Bellingham developer JoelDouglas has had a major project shut down by the cityof Blaine. Last June, his Palisades project...

OpportunityCouncil offers help to those facing expensive winterheating bills

TheOpportunity Council’s EnergyAssistance program gave 150 heating assistance grantsto low-income residents Saturday, November 5, as partof the Low...

YoungAt Heart

Ithas been exciting days at the Blaine Senior/CommunityCenter. We now have our brand new manager, Cam Oliver.Cam was born in 1960 and raised in Seattle...


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