Thu, Sep 9, 2004 

 

Turnoff the TV and watch the WASLs soar!

“Turn off the TV!” said Blaine school district’sassessment director Deb Cummings in speaking of ways parentscan help raise student test...

Thu, Sep 2, 2004 

 

Electionnews

Absenteeballots are available in the auditor’soffice from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Fridayfor registered voters and Saturday, September...

Onthe waterfront

Thingshave started happening down here at the harbor. TreatyIndian fishers have started crabbing, with 24 hour openingslast week and again this week.

New Napa ownerhas changes in mind for popular Peace Portal Drive store

RichardEacret is the new owner of the NAPA auto parts storeat 830 Peace Portal Drive. “We’ve alwayshad a small parts inventory at Alley Auto...

Librarylinks

TheBlaine Library is open again and with the new Horizonsystem software in place.

Youcan run but you cannot hide

Thedepartment of homeland security has now got eyes in thesky and on the water to watch for illegal activity atthe border and beyond the border.

Marsscheduled for destruction

TheF/V Mars that sunk at its moorings in Blaine Harbor twoweeks ago will be taken out at Westman Marine next Wednesdayor Thursday for demolition, according...

Commissionerpromises courteous and friendly border

Ithas been a summer of discontent at local borders. As thedepartment of homeland security forged ahead creating thenew “one face at the border,&rdquo...

Districtsnags huge outdoor rec grant

Thestate of Washington, through the Office of the Superintendentof Public Instruction, has awarded a 21st Century Grantto Blaine school district that could...

Thu, Aug 26, 2004 

 

Trilliumto hold Seagrass Cottages project meeting

Trillium Corporation will be hosting a public meetingto present an overview of the proposed Seagrass Cottagesproject, located on Semiahmoo Spit. The project...

CBPBorder Patrol makes B.C. bud bust

Atapproximately 3:25 a.m., the morning of Thursday, August19, CBP Border Patrol agents assigned to the Blaine stationwere alerted to the activation of ...

Ahome of their own

Fivemonths and seven days after breaking ground last March,Cassi Jordan and her three children moved in to their newhome at 702 E Street. It’sthe...

Bookinspired Joyce Khoury in history project

JoyceKhoury first learned about Sacagawea, the Shoshone Indianwoman who guided the Lewis and Clark expedition, whenshe read Joyce Hunsaker’s &ldquo...

Backto School

Superintendent's WelcomeBy Dr. Mary Lynne Derrington

PloverDays a wet affair

“Wemade 150 cookies, cake to serve 120 and 100 cups of coffee,and ran out of everything,” saida delighted Richard Sturgill, organizer of Blaine...

Cityplanners present parks plan

Aftertwo years of sifting through Blaine’s openspace and recreational inventory, the parks board and theplanning department have come up with a map...

Landswap proposed as way out of audit problems

Toavoid trouble with the state auditor the city is preparinga land swap that would give airport land to the streetsdepartment in exchange for street land...

Chambertaking sandcastles to greater heights

TheBirch Bay Chamber of Commerce is taking its sand sculpturecontest to another level with a three division sand sculpturecompetition August 28. Top prize...

Thu, Aug 19, 2004 

 

Blaineboys win baseball owners

Lastweek three Blaine boys attended the Big League Experiencebaseball camp in Oliver, B.C., near Osoyoos.

Getin and register now!

BlaineBoys & GirlsClub is now registering kids for 3-on-3 basketball. Thisis a great opportunity to hone your skills before theupcoming basketball ...

Thomasreturns home from six weeks in Guatemala

Blaineresident and Seattle Pacific University student JacquelineThomas returned from a six week long mission trip toGuatemala on August 17. The trip is...

Blackfish:When wood was king

byJack Kintner

FerndaleRefinery looking for fond memories

ConocoPhillips Ferndale Refinery is celebrating its 50thyear of operation this year with several special projects.

Newprimary system in place

Many voters are aware that there will be a change in theway the September 14 primary election is going to be conducted.The U.S. Supreme Court has declared...

HistoricMars fish boat goes down

Aboat that was a mainstay of the local fishing fleet fordecades, the 77-year-old wooden purse seiner Mars, sunkat her moorings last Thursday night in the...

Weatherizationhelp offered

Blaine residents who have electrically heated homes maybe eligible for weatherization assistance through the OpportunityCouncil.Assistance is based on ...

Areyou ready for Plover Days?

Thefun filled Plover Days will be Saturday and Sunday, August21 and 22, with a special celebration for the 60th birthdayof the Plover. From 10 a.m. to ...


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