Thu, Oct 7, 2004 

 

Whatyou can (and can’t) take across the U.S. NEXUS

Allplants, plant products, animals, meats and animal productsmust be declared at time of entry into the United Statesregardless of whether they are allowed...

Ploverferry: Looking towards the next 60 years

byJack Kintner

Soldierhappy to be home

ThisSunday, Christ Episcopal Church in Blaine will help oneof their youngest members celebrate his second birthday.The gifts, however, will all go to his...

NEXUScrossing rules eased up

The Department of Homeland Security is loosening rulesfor the NEXUS lanes to allow commuters to shop on theirway home.“We’re doing it for consistency...

DOEplaces strict environmental controls on GSX

The Washington state Department of Ecology (DOE) issuedstringent conditions last week for the Georgia Strait Crossing(GSX) natural gas pipeline being proposed...

MayorSchugt leaves legacy of new methods

Blainemayor Dieter Schugt died at home just after 10:30 a.m.on October 4, leaving behind not only family and friends,but a new way of doing business for...

Thu, Sep 30, 2004 

 

LibraryLinks

Publicinternet access has become one of the most used servicesof public libraries in recent years. At the Blaine Library,two internet stations are available...

HomeImprovementNew addition at the Village features Northwest flair

Adrive through Birch Bay Village takes you past a numberof houses that echo the 1970s when the area was firstdeveloped until you get to Craig and Kara ...

Onthe Waterfront

Thelocal fishing fleet is getting ready for the commercialall-citizen crab season, which starts October 1.

Newsin Brief

Lights out!The lights will be going out for half an hour in Semiahmooon October 5 as city crews modify the electrical distributionsystem in preparation...

Surveyto gauge citizens’ willingness to ‘putmoney where its mouth is’

Trillium’sSeagrass Cottages development proposed for SemiahmooSpit is expected to be presented to the planning commissionby the end of October, and...

AGSX decision expected in 10 days

WhatcomCounty Hearing Examiner Michael Bobbink concluded thesecond of two public hearings Tuesday over the proposedGSX natural gas pipeline that would ...

Countycouncil approves Birch Bay community plan

Afternearly four years of work and a great deal of talk andrevision, the Birch Bay Steering Committee’sCommunity Plan was approved by the Whatcom...

DieterSchugt steps down as mayor of Blaine

Blainemayor Dieter Schugt is stepping down to devote all hisenergies to his personal struggle with cancer. When citycouncil met September 27, mayor pro...

Thu, Sep 23, 2004 

 

HomeImprovementRugs: An Elegant Way To TransformA Room

Oneof the quick and effective ways to accentuate a roomis with carpeting, and some of the best comes fromplaces where it’s been made for millennia...

Ten Ways ToEnsure Healthy FoodFor You and Your Family

“Rightnow, we still have a choice about the food we eat – achoice between food that is grown and raised locallyby family farmers or food that...

Clickit or ticket

Fromnow until October 3, extra law enforcement patrols fromWhatcom County will be monitoring city streets, stateroads and the interstate looking for drivers...

Lookingfor a few good trees

One of the projects the park board hasundertaken is to recognize our “Heritage Trees.” Blaine is trulyblessed with many beautiful trees of ...

Congratulationsagain

CassieRevell of Blaine at Denison University student is amongthose named as winners of the Heritage Scholarship. Revellis a 2004 graduate of Blaine high...

Canyou help?

TheWhatcom Literacy Council will be hosting their prospectivevolunteer tutor orientation for those interested in helpingan adult learn to read and write...

Newsin Brief

Sikh Temple planned for Birch BayPublic comments on a conditional use permit request arebeing accepted until September 30. Gurmit Singh and SatpalSidhu...

Former mayorJohn Hobberlin undergoes heart bypass surgery

FormerBlaine mayor John Hobberlin, 74, underwent triple bypasssurgery after suffering from a heart attack early onthe morning of Friday, September 17. ...

Menzieshonored for harbor work

WhatcomLand Trust has named Geoff Menzies Land Steward of theYear for his dedication and work to clean up the waterand watershed of Drayton Harbor.

ImagineNation: a great place to be

BlaineCommunity Theater is offering Imagine Nation, acting classesopen for registration beginning October 1 for kids agesfive to 10. Session one will enhance...

Longhistory behind Stafholt

TheStafholt Good Samaritan Center will host its annual Founder’sDay celebration this Sunday, September 26 with an openhouse, refreshments and live...

Comeout to hear the music

BlaineBassoonist Martin Kuuskmann will be making his secondlocal appearance as he joins New York pianist RichardBishop and New York Philharmonic Orchestra...

Countyhearing examiner to rule on pipeline

WhatcomCount Hearing Examiner Michael Bobbink will hear closingarguments in an appeal of a county decision denying WilliamsPipeline’s applicationto...


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