Thu, Aug 29, 2002 

 

Volunteer blood screeners needed

Puget Sound Blood Center seeks volunteers to help at mobile blood drives and at donation centers.Volunteer opportunities include registering people before...

A healthy alternative...

Their grand opening won’t be until September, but already Health Education Associates (HEA) has been up and running for a year. Owners Robbie Waldo...

Get away, stay close

Silver Lake Park is billed as a county park, but it looks and feels like a lakeside resort that just time-warped itself out of August 1956. Mom and dad...

Hays heads off

After three years holding the reins for Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) inspections in the Seattle District, assistant district director Ron...

And another one bites the dust

Last week two of the city’s D Street giants came down, making Blaine a little more mysterious, and city director of community and economic development...

Only money needed now

It’s finally happening. After years of “there’s nothing to do in Blaine,” the skatepark so long discussed by city youth is within reach...

Ambassador Melissa Galbraith definitely has a nice ring to it...

Look out Luke Ridnour. Blaine’s got another basketball talent, just back from the People to People Sports Ambassadors trip to New Zealand and Australia...

Your chance to view a bit of ‘rock ’n roll’ history

Birch Bay Village Clubs is offering a visit with a piece of rock and roll history to raise money for a bigger clubhouse.The association has organized a...

And ever so often, there’s some good news...

Blaine City Council voted unanimously to accept a pleasant surprise. At their August 26 meeting assistant public works director Steve Banham presented ...

Peace Arch radio heads?

Radio listeners who start their day with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s show the Early Edition will all be tuning into the Peace Arch next...

Local hauler requests hefty increase in garbage rates

The local garbage hauler has applied to the state for a 13 percent increase after ten years of static rates.“The rates are set by cost- accounting...

Symbol of healing to travel cross-country

Last week with songs, drumming, dancing and prayer, members of the Lummi Tribe prepared three totems for different yet similar missions. One will travel...

Thu, Aug 22, 2002 

 

Twenty years of great food

Next weekend a Blaine waterfront landmark will celebrate 20 years of dishing out legendary fish and chips and darned good coffee.Pat and Joe Slevin bought...

World leaders keep trickling in...

The Morales family watches the news together. For Christian, 8, and Jacob, 9, the world and the news coming out of it is a little closer to home since ...

Getting ready for the new year

Today there are backhoes in the middle school, carpet piled high in the high school library, the skeleton of a new primary school pod has just begun to...

Street levy meeting fails to pack ’em in

At the first community meeting on the proposed street levy, city staff, elected representatives and members of the street committee outnumbered interested...

People smuggling attempt gets stuck in mud

Last week two British Columbia men were charged with smuggling aliens into the United States after they were caught leading 19 Koreans across the Semiahmoo...

Thu, Aug 15, 2002 

 

Real nice coils on a magic ship

“The Lady is a magic ship,” said Michael Kellick, steward and communications officer of the Lady Washington, one of three tall ships tied up ...

Council looks at traffic safety bits

The installation of traffic signals at the corner of Boblett and S.R. 542 is scheduled for completion on September 6. Steve Banham of Blaine public works...

Celebrating Blaine’s history afloat

The Blaine Harbor marina will be afloat with people and boats August 17 – 18 as part of the second annual Plover Days festival. Like last year, Drayton...

City planner dreaming up ring around waterfront

“Right now the connection between the city and the marina stinks. I’m trying to build a strong corridor that ties it all together, from the pier...

Woman admits she lied about abduction, rape

The woman who had sheriff’s deputies scouring the county for a man she said raped and abducted her admitted Friday she made the whole thing up so ...

Thu, Aug 8, 2002 

 

Get away, stay close

With a little imagination you can have a European getaway and spend less than an hour in the car. Fairhaven might just be the southern tip of Bellingham...

City is takin’ it to the streets

The city of Blaine will hold a series of open house meetings over the next three Thursdays to explain why city council is asking voters to approve a property...

Rape victim escapes in Blaine

A woman kidnapped in Bellingham on Friday and sexually assaulted escaped from her captor Sunday morning on Pipeline Road and ran to neighbors for help....

More glimpses of cougars may not mean more threat

There may have been a cougar along the banks of Terrell Creek for a while, but lately the cat seems to be popping up more often, in BP Cherry Point security...

Custer willlight up with an all day party

Maine Street in Custer will be closed for an all-day, all-town party this weekend. The thirteenth annual Custer Days celebration, complete with racing ...


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