Thu, Mar 18, 2004 

 

Newsin Brief

WA-CERT projects up for considerationWhatcom County Council is now accepting applications forprojects that could help energize the economy, createnew jobs...

Ittakes a village to raise a fist

TheWhatcom County Sheriff’s Officeis trying to cobble together the stories from neighborsand guests of a party in Birch Bay Village that endedwith...

Snazzingthings up is the plan

“Igrew up in the clubs,” said new BlaineBoys and Girls club director Greg Tillotson. “I knowhow much value they have for kids.”...

Borderiteteams place fifth in state tournament

Bothof Blaine’s varsity teams finished in fifth placeat this year’s AA state basketball tournament heldlast week in Yakima, coming back from...

Statecalls for cleanup of harbor property

LocalBlaine marine service business Westman Marine has beenadded to the state’s list of hazardoussites by the state department of ecology (DOE) and...

Thu, Mar 11, 2004 

 

Homeshow features cool innovations, neat ideas

Gotan extra room that’s a littlecool on these nippy spring nights? How about a nice cherryor pine corner bookcase with a 16,500 BTU gas fireplacein...

Abig welcome to Jerry Gay

Asa young boy at age 12, while visiting his grandparents’ farmin Blaine, Jerry Gay had already decided he wanted to beeither a minister or a news...

Newsin Brief

Time to get goingReturning from a fact-finding trip to Salt Lake City withother Whatcom County mayors, Blaine mayor Dieter Schugtsaid if the city wants...

Cityunder gun to find solution

Under the terms of a recently approved settlement thecity of Blaine has three months to find a fix for the municipalsewer system. On March 8 Blaine city...

SecondPoint Roberts teenager busted on school bus

WhatcomCounty sheriff’s deputiesand immigration and customs enforcement special agentsarrested a 16-year-old boy on the Point Roberts schoolbus Monday...

Dept.of Homeland Security marks anniversary

Lastweek the Department of Homeland Security marked its firstbirthday and the national commissioner of Customs andBorder Protection (CBP) came to Blaine...

Thu, Mar 4, 2004 

 

Home Improvement Decorating & Renovations

A House of Your Own

Pursuit of American Dream has clean finish

�It was the dream, the American dream of owning your own business,� said Chad Lehn.

Read Across America

This year the National Education Association�s Read Across America Day celebration March 2 was timed to coincide with the �Seussentennial,� the 100th anniversary...

Band Tickets being snapped up

If the speed by which tickets are being snapped up is any indication, there is a lot of interest in Blaine and Birch Bay the free concert being put on ...

News in Brief

Point Roberts town hall meeting

Borderites prepare for state battle

Blaine�s boys and girls varsity basketball teams clinched state tournament berths last weekend by winning their semifinal games at the Northwest District...

State calls for endangered status for local Orca pods

The state department of fish and wildlife (DFW) is recommending the southern resident orca population in Puget Sound be listed as endangered. �We�ve got...

Port dubious about sewer plant location

The Port of Bellingham is not convinced Blaine�s new sewer treatment plant needs to be on their land, land that�s part of a master plan aimed at combining...

Thu, Feb 26, 2004 

 

Local BMXer returns from European competition

As the Blaine Extreme Sports Club (BESC) prepares for the construction of the Blaine skate park, its president is fresh with memories of a professional...

Mature Adults

Seniors: Various opportunities to get involved, learn

Skate park making solid progress

The Blaine skate park is coming to life, right in front of everyone�s eyes. Just behind the library and city hall, the 8,200 square foot park is slowly...

On the Waterfront

by Jan Hrutfiord

News in Brief

Thriftway building changes hands Local investor K. Dillon Shickli has purchased the former Brown & Cole Thriftway grocery store 638 - 648 Peace Portal ...

City manages to end up ahead

The city of Blaine collected more money and spent less than it had budgeted for in 2003, leaving all funds solidly in the black. �I like positive results...

Adelia Street rezone brouhaha comes back to life

�We didn�t want it then, we don�t want it now,� Adelia Street homeowner Jim Spenser told city council. �We thought it was over, I guess it�s not.�

Student arrested for carrying pot on school bus

When the Point Roberts school bus pulled up to the Peace Arch port of entry last Friday morning there were a dozen border enforcement officers waiting....


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