Thu, Mar 20, 2003 

 

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...

News In Brief

Anderson (Dodd) benefit Saturday A fundraiser for the family of Holly Anderson (Dodd), a Blaine graduate, will be held on March 29. Holly�s husband, Vince...

City trimming trees to clear flight path

Within the next month, the city hopes to begin the process of trimming, and in some cases cutting, trees that are encroaching into airspace.

Historic structure to be torn down

In 1909 it was a market. In 1999 it was an adult entertainment store. And some time within the near future, it will be a vacant lot. The building last ...

Development concerns bring 100 to meeting

It was standing room only at last week�s city council meeting, as more than 100 people packed city hall chambers to express concerns over a recent application...

Border: Security up, delays expected

There are no plans to close the border, officials said, but there will be long waits.

Thu, Mar 6, 2003 

 

Academic honors

The Blaine high school students listed below received a 4.0 grade point average: Seniors: Wesley Hubbard, Emily Nauman, Linsey Taylor, Neal Teutsch, Juniors...

New health care professional in town

�The most interesting people are often the most bizarre,� said John Plummer, the most recent addition to Blaine�s community of health care professionals...

Gov. Locke visits Blaine

Governor Gary Locke visited Blaine on Wednesday as part of a statewide �Jobs Now� tour, touting his economic recovery plan to create jobs now, spur the...

Salmonar starting March 13

Anglers interested in a saltwater fishing class need to look no further then the �Salmonar,� starting March 13 in Bellingham at Shuksan middle school on...

Local artist teaches painting class

School district employees have organized a decorative painting class taught by local painter and author Ronnie LaBree. Participants learn a variety of ...

Home Improvement

Retire, recycle, reuse those old appliances

Takanawadai band to visit this month

The Takanawadai high school band, from Japan, is coming to town, and music teacher Bob Gray said it�s going to be a treat.

Humane Society seeking food, toy donations

The Whatcom Humane Society (WHS) is seeking donations of unopened bags and cans of dog and cat food as well as dog and cat treats and toys.

Enrichment Scholarship Project available for Whatcom County students

Enrichment Scholarship Project, a philanthropic project of Assistance League of Bellingham, will again offer summer scholarships for students in all Whatcom...

Family Service Center needs funding

The Family Service Center has been helping struggling families for years. But now the center finds itself in a struggle of its own. Amid growing problems...

Birch Bay satellite station to open soon

The Birch Bay fire house has provided a small room for the county sheriff�s department to use as a new satellite station.

Border inspection functions now under BCBP agency

On March 1, 2003, the border inspection functions of the U.S. Customs Service, the Immigration and Naturalization Service, and the Agriculture and Plant...

Skagit named new Resort partner

The Trillium corporation announced Tuesday evening at Resort Semiahmoo that it has entered into a consulting agreement with Skagit Valley Casino Resort...

Thu, Feb 27, 2003 

 

Hanging up on telemarketing fraud

We�ve all been there. It�s 5:46 p.m. and you�re sitting down for dinner after a long, hectic day. The phone rings. It�s a telemarketer. Some of us hang...

Counting school lunch calories

Every day up to 1,000 Blaine school district children could be eating what Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) argue is one of the three...

Wag the Dogs: Pet grooming at your home

So the dog needs a bath and clipping, but your schedule won�t allow you to take a trip to the groomer. There�s a simple, affordable solution: call Linda...

Coast Guard sets new security zone

The U.S. Coast Guard is implementing a 100-yard security zone to include passenger vessels operating in the Strait of Juan de Fuca and Puget Sound. This...

Remembering Reg Campin

Last Saturday hundreds gathered at the Blaine performing arts center to remember the rich life and lasting legacy of a man who formed the minds and characters...


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