Thu, Aug 5, 2004 

 

Andthe Lady sails on

byJack Kintner

Newsin Brief

City permit activity ahead of county statsFirst and second quarter construction stats are in andshow a healthy increase in both residential and commercialdevelopment...

Boysgo down under for fun and sport

July27 is not likely to be a day that 10 Blaine baseballplayers will remember for the rest of their lives. Infact, it is a day that they didn’teven...

Commissionreceives funds to create a master plan

Aftermonths of negotiating with the Federal Aviation Administration(FAA), the city’s airport commission has reacheda deal that is bringing $112,000...

BPCherry Point prepares for future needs

TheBP Cherry Point Refinery, the northwest’s largestrefinery with a production capacity of 230,000 barrelsper day, shut down this spring for 40 days...

Thu, Jul 29, 2004 

 

Awhale of a store in Birch Bay

OrcasPhoto and Graphics, one of Birch Bay’snewest businesses, might appear to have been named forwhales. It takes its name from the island, however...

High-flyingBHS grad appointed

OnJuly 1, Blaine high school graduate Commander Brian M.Kocher, took command of Fighter Squadron 123 in a ceremonyat NAS Oceana, Virginia. VF-213 is a ...

KelliLinville seeks sixth term

After11 years as state representative, district 42, KelliLinville still has the energy and drive to seek a sixthterm in office. “I work really hard...

LibraryLink

Didyou know that within the Whatcom County Library Systemor the Bellingham Public Library you have access to morethan half a million items? Owning a library...

Countycouncil delays adoption of Birch Bay community plan

TheWhatcom County Council, meeting until after midnightTuesday night, July 27, amended the Birch Bay CommunityPlan to exclude acreages at both Birch Point...

Wherehave all the buses gone?

TheBlaine school board passed what was characterized asa “no-frills” budget Monday night that nonethelessamounted to a little over $16.3 million...

Onedead, one wounded in separate gunfire incidents

Twounrelated shooting incidents last week, one in BirchBay and the other on Haynie Road near the Dakota CreekGolf Course, left one man dead and another...

Cougar, bearspotted on outskirts of Blaine

Peopleliving on the eastern outskirts of Blaine have seen botha cougar and a black bear roaming the upper reaches ofthe Dakota Creek watershed within the...

Thu, Jul 22, 2004 

 

Enjoya picnic and a concert

Brethrenof a common community can unite before the sun sets onan international symbol of peace this Saturday, July24 for the Sculptures Sunsets and Serenades...

Watershortage looming

Officialsat Blaine Public Works and Birch Bay Water and SewerDistrict are expressing concern that a prolonged periodof sunny weather is causing demand ...

Newsin Brief

Want to run for office?Candidate filing week begins Monday, July 26 at 8:30 a.m.at the Whatcom County auditor’s office and closesFriday, July 30 ...

ALStournament rated a hit

Threeyears ago Faye Beaupré was diagnosed withAmyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as LouGehrig’s Disease. For most people it&rsquo...

Getset for a big fundraising party

TheBlaine Boys and Girls Club’s biggest fundraiserof the year is coming up and is looking to surpass thesuccess of last year’s event. Set for...

Schooldistrict anticipates tough budget battles ahead

Thestate-required public review of the school board’sbudget will be one of two major items on the agenda attheir regular meeting next Monday night...

BirchBay plan to go before full county council

NextTuesday night the Whatcom County Council gives the BirchBay Community Plan its last public hearing before adoptingthe 18 chapter, three-quarter inch...

Thu, Jul 15, 2004 

 

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...

Skiinga long way from home

CameronEvans is a third-generation waterskier from Auckland,New Zealand, who came 7,000 miles, much farther thananyone else, to enter last weekend&rsquo...

Onthe Waterfront By Jan Hrutfiord

Theharbor is pretty quiet right now, no major fishing goingon during the month of July. The local draggers are fishingfor bottom fish in Puget Sound, and...

Needfor speed spells j-a-i-l

“Iwanted to get some cash together for more drugs,” said19-year-old Trevor Lynn Dubois of Blaine after being arrestedJuly 7 for first degree...

Changingthe face of Blaine

Theway Blaine planning director Terry Galvin sees it, ina decade you’ll have trouble finding parking alongBlaine’s waterfront. There will be...

JazzFestival gets off to a rousing good start

“I’venever been to Blaine before,” saidBlaine Jazz Festival faculty member Vijay Singh, “butwhat a gorgeous place!” Singh...

Headto Discovery Days this weekend

ArrMaties, you’ll be spillin’ your guts withlaughter ‘fore you’ve even seen half the funand you be forced to walk the plank or ...


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