Thu, Jun 26, 2003 

 

Blaine Force Gray, Black start up the season

Blaine Force Gray dropped the season opener in the Whatcom County girls softball league on Wednesday, June 18 against Boundary Bay of Bellingham high school...

The Garden Path

by Michelle Ensinger

New gallery: Texas artist sets up in downtown Blaine

Without any signs in the windows and no advertising placed outside, it would be easy to pass by Blaine�s new art gallery without even realizing it was ...

New Odell Road fire station dedicated last week

The city of Blaine and Northwest Whatcom Fire and Rescue Services (NWFRS), on June 18, celebrated the completion of construction of a new fire station ...

News in Brief

Boston Tea Party at Semiahmoo Resort Costumed leaders of the Building Industry Association of Washington, (BIAW) aboard the chartered sailboat Shawmanee...

Blaine�s Old Fashioned Fourth of July next week

The City of Blaine, Blaine Chamber of Commerce and the Port of Bellingham are putting the final touches on the Old Fashioned Fourth of July festivities...

Council passes gambling ordinance

Blaine city council passed a gambling ordinance Monday evening that prohibits any form of gambling in the marine planned recreation (MPR) zone.

Birch Bay cans central bathroom

Due to complaints made by Marine Cove residents and area businesses, there will be no public restrooms in the Birch Bay center public beach area this year...

City moves toward fire annexation

Following a public meeting last Thursday discussing Blaine annexing into fire district 13, Blaine city council unanimously passed an ordinance Monday evening...

Thu, Jun 5, 2003 

 

Art & Music Awards 2003

Art/Drawing First - Boris Shintar Second - Jeanette Corona Third - Boris Shintar

Recognition Night 2003

� Dr. Alan Shapiro Memorial Scholarship - Scott Bianchi - $500

Peace Arch history documented in book

A 1960s picture of an interesting, unknown footbridge at Peace Arch state park, recently appeared in The Northern Light in the Pictures from the Past section...

Business Briefs

Little Caesar�s opens in Birch Bay Little Caesar�s has made its way to Birch Bay, recently opening in the former billiards room at Waterslides, located...

News in Brief

Volunteers needed for Birch Bay Discovery Days Volunteers and vendors are needed for the annual Discovery Days in Birch Bay. The event, complete with a...

After 32 years, Dr. Dolman retires

Note: Dr. Gordon Dolman, superintendent of the Blaine school district, is retiring after 32 years in education. Dolman recently spoke with Pat Grubb of...

Habitat for Humanity arrives in Blaine

More than 50 people attended a lot dedication held last Saturday at 940 Cedar Street in Blaine, the site of the first Habitat for Humanity home to be built...

PCHB sets sewer appeal hearing date

A hearing date has been set following two recent appeals filed with the Pollution Control Hearing Board (PCHB) against the city of Blaine and Department...

Thu, May 29, 2003 

 

Mother-son team open Birch Bay office

Terry Lehman and Josh Lehman, a mother-son team, recently opened the Muljat Group at the Bay real estate office in Birch Bay.

Tom�s Bamboo: Growing advice mixed with a wholesome story

As I enter the garden, down a winding path of coppery mulch, masses of pale violas and budding rhododendrons wind through the tall, whispery bamboo forest...

Remembering Trav Skallman

Trav Skallman started working for the city of Blaine over 50 years ago. He knew the city parks as well as anyone, from a historic point of view - he helped...

New bed and breakfast touts comfort, quiet and some smuggling stories

It�s comfortable and quiet, and offers a unique glimpse into cross-border smuggling. Welcome to Smuggler�s Inn, the newest bed and breakfast in Blaine....

On the water

Local fishing has come to a stop in most instances, with a few draggers still fishing in Puget Sound waters. The Alaska Bering Sea and Gulf of Alaska boats...

News in Brief

Habitat for Humanity home to be builtThe first ever Habitat for Humanity project in the Blaine-Birch Bay area will get started on Saturday, May 31. There...

All aboard: Plover season under way

The Plover ferry season officially started last weekend, complete with new crew members, the presentation of a handmade rug and a small rescue mission....

Upper Skagit Tribe buys into resort

In early March, the Trillium Corporation, owners of Semiahmoo Resort, announced it had entered into a consulting agreement with the Upper Skagit tribe ...

Seagrass Cottage project put on hold

The Seagrass Cottage project, a 62-unit residential condominium development to be built on Semiahmoo spit by Trillium Corporation has been put on hold....

Thu, May 22, 2003 

 

Washington among nation�s top 10 states for boat sales

Washington residents spent $454 million on pleasure boats and related equipment in 2001, placing the state among the top 10 nationally in boat sales.


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