Thu, Apr 10, 2003 

 

Book Review

by Jack Kintner

Nominees needed for Woof & Whiskers

The Whatcom Humane Society (WHS) is pleased to announce its first annual Woof & Whiskers Awards ceremony being held Saturday, June 21.

News in Brief

Birch Bay Spring Community CleanupBirch Bay will be holding its annual cleanup and Earth Day celebration to clean up unnatural objects on the beach and...

Small turnout at Peace Arch protest

A handful of Canadian protesters gathered under cloudy skies at Peace Arch State Park last Saturday to protest the war on Iraq.

Communities address sewer systems

In recent weeks, both Blaine and Birch Bay officials have looked at sewer systems in their communities.

Birch Bay hostel back in business

The Birch Bay hostel is back is business. The hostel is now a new non-profit called the Birch Bay hostel and is being managed by the Birch Bay lions club...

Thu, Apr 3, 2003 

 

Middle, high school student salmon contest

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission invites middle and high school students to enter artwork into a contest that features depictions of...

Get out & grow

Now is the time for transplanting herbs

School Notes

Kindergarten orientation coming up A kindergarten parent orientation meeting is scheduled for April 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the Blaine primary school multi-purpose...

Student art on display

Local student artists have spent hundreds of hours learning and creating individual artwork. Nine of these students will display their works at the Whatcom...

News In Brief

Peace Arch rally set for Sunday A peace rally will begin at 1 p.m. on Sunday at the Peace Arch Park. Brian McKinlay, of the UCFV Peace Coalition in Abbotsford...

One man and his map mission

For two years, one man was on a mission to get Blaine and Birch Bay on the map � the first ever Great Washington State Birding Trail map that is.

Sending local care to troops

Blaine resident Cheryll Ryan wants to send care packages to the troops, in the form of Avon products.

Semiahmoo insurance rates back to normal

The Semiahmoo fire station has once again been officially recognized by the Washington Surveying and Ratings Bureau (WSRB).

Custer homeowner shoots intruder

At about 5:45 p.m. Sunday evening, a Custer homeowner shot a man who allegedly tried to break into a nearby storage building, according to the Whatcom ...

Thu, Mar 27, 2003 

 

Home improvement

Habitat for Humanity to build area homeFor most of us, we spend the spring time renovating our own homes. But this is also the time of year when the community...

School Notes

New school district superintendent chosen Dr. Mary Lynne Derrington has been selected as Blaine school district�s new superintendent, effective July 1....

News In Brief

City to hold sewer meeting April 3The city of Blaine is holding a meeting about the sewer treatment plant in an effort to provide the public with information...

County seeks Sunset Farm operator

The Whatcom County Parks and Recreation Department is seeking individuals to help operate and manage the 69-acre Sunset Farm Equestrian Park in Birch Bay...

Golden Nut plans to start in June

The Golden Nut company will be setting up shop in the former Geographics building on Odell Road. Golden Nut is owned by the Golden Boy food company, based...

Development met with concern, opposition

More than 200 people gathered at Resort Semiahmoo last Friday evening to learn more about 62 proposed condominiums, called the Seagrass Cottages, on the...

Blaine teen killed in hit and run

A Blaine teenager died as a result of a hit and run last Friday evening, and the driver of the vehicle has not been found.

Thu, Mar 20, 2003 

 

Home Improvement

Choosing windows that workThere's more to windows than the way they look or the way you look through them. To educate homeowners on what they should know...

New rules for resident crossings

Under interim rules published earlier this year, nationals of British Commonwealth countries and Ireland who are residents of Canada and Bermuda, and were...

State parks to waive vehicle permit in honor of 90th anniversary

In celebration of the 90th anniversary of the state park system�s creation in 1913, the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will waive its...

Residents organize growth group

Within the last month, some residents of Birch Bay have banded together to form a group focusing on development and growth concerns.

Second Harvest Gleaners takes community food county-wide

Take a glimpse into the back room of Video Impact in Birch Bay, and you�ll see rows of produce, breads and dairy items. This room is home to Second Harvest...


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