Thu, May 20, 2004 

 

Wonderfulherbs for the garden

Canany garden be complete without herbs? In my mind it can’t,so let’s plant herbs.This is one of the few times I say, if one is good, moreis...

Naturalgas pipelineproposed for Whatcom county

Aplanned natural gas pipeline, built by the Williams Companyand operated by B.C. Hydro, will travel through San Juanand Whatcom counties and could be operational...

Sunsettours hits the bay

Daleand Tanya Johnson’s Sunset SailingCharters are back for their ninth season in Blaine witha new location, added crew and, as always, more storiesfrom...

Skatepark inches closer to opening

OnJune 5 and 6, the Blaine Extreme Sports (BES) club willhold their third annual giant garage sale at the Blainemiddle school gym. If anyone would like...

Newcommercial building breaks ground

Thefirst new commercial building in recent memory is beingbuilt at the corner of 3rd and G streets.

Localboy makes feature film debut

Aswith most 15-year-old boys, Wynn Tingley likes movies.The difference is that for the past several years he’sas likely to be in the movie itself...

Friendsof the library lend a hand

Thesuccess of a library can be measured in a variety ofways. Knowledgeable staff can lead you to the latestGrisham title or information on drug interactions...

Newsin Brief

Drayton Harbor to open for shellfish harvestingFor the first time in almost 10 years, Drayton Harbor isopen for shellfish harvesting. To celebrate the ...

Committeeponders Birch Bay plan

WhatcomCounty Council’s planning and developmentcommittee continues to work its way through Birch Bay’sproposed community plan as it prepares...

Blainenative returns after duty in Iraq

Notmany Blaine natives can talk about seeing, let alonesleeping in one of Saddam Hussein’sformer palaces. Captain Jason Delmarty of the U.S. Armyrecently...

Cityexamining comprehensive plan

Citystaff is hard at work updating and revising its comprehensiveplan as required by state law under the growth managementact. Cities and communities are...

Thu, May 13, 2004 

 

BirchBay water district wins award

Eachyear, the Washington State Department of Ecology (DOE)recognizes the best water and sewer districts in thestate. To qualify, a water and sewer district...

Blaineresidents pitch in to clean city

When it was time for Blaine to clean up its act, localspitched in to help beautify the city. By all accounts,the 12th Annual Blaine Clean Up was a resounding...

Alexanderheading off to Spain

Blaine’sChristina Alexander, the founder and president of the UnitedStates/Canada Peace Anniversary Association has been invitedto participate in...

Containergardening hits stride

OnceMother’s Day happens, container gardening comesinto its own for the year. It’s pretty safe to saythat the last frost has occurred and we...

Newmanager looking forward to summer rush

GailLundeen is no stranger to hostels, having spent yearsof her life traveling the world, staying in hostels alongthe way. When the opportunity arose to...

Newfurniture store opens in Blaine

Oneof the largest retail spaces in Blaine is back in businessas of Friday morning when the warehouse furniture storeWorldly Treasures opens in the 15,000...

Newsin Brief

Fourth youth arrest in drug smuggling caseA fourth juvenile has been arrested in connection witha February 20 pot smuggling incident on the Point Robertsschool...

SACaims to make a difference

“Iwant to make a difference,” said Josh White,a 14-year-old freshman at Blaine high school who livesnext to the Birch Bay Water Slides. To ...

ChristEpiscopal Church turns 100 years old

ReubenNevius was born in upstate New York in 1827, the yearbefore Andrew Jackson succeeded John Quincy Adams aspresident and the year after Thomas Jefferson...

Cityof Blaine looks at initiative 864

Uncertaintyis in the air as the city of Blaine begins to grapplewith the possibility that Initiative 864 could end upon this fall’s ballot and becomelaw...

Thu, May 6, 2004 

 

Talentedresidents strut their stuff

Talentedmembers of the Blaine and Birch Bay communities cameout to perform at the Ninth Annual Community Talent showon May 1 at the Performing Arts Center...

Pickingthe perfect trees for your woodland garden

It’sMay, but it feels almost like the middle of July withthese unusual high temperatures that we’vebeen enjoying here in the Northwest. It ...

Onits way!

Jackand Sharon Dawson will head north later this month totheir second home in Ketchikan on the Georgia Lee, theirnew 70-foot 250 ton bright blue steel ...

Schoolbus clean; third juvenile arrested in pot smuggling case

Another16-year-old has been arrested in connection with potsmuggling on the Blaine school bus and county prosecutorTom Verge implied that he may not be...

$3.3million worth of drugs seized

U.S.Customs and Border Protection (CDP) officers and BorderPatrol agents made three significant drug seizures duringthe past week at the Blaine port of...

Citygetting ready for cleanup

This Saturday, residents of Blaine will be pitching into beautify and clean up the city. This year’s eventincludes three projects, one involving ...


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