Thu, May 16, 2002 

 

After hours social proves fulfilling

An after hours get-together sponsored by the Port of Bellingham and the Blaine Chamber of Commerce held last Thursday was a rousing success, both professionally...

Newell arrested for drunk driving

Blaine high school principal Dan Newell was arrested Sunday morning at 1 a.m. and cited to Blaine municipal court for driving while intoxicated, according...

Local teens in border drug busts

At least half a dozen Blaine kids landed in jail last week for allegedly trying to smuggle B.C. marijuana across the border.Richard Akers Jr., 18, Zachary...

Adult business zoning gets once-over from council

Blaine city council took up the rules for the city’s adult entertainment overlay again after local business owner Jeff Robinson asked for changes ...

Tech team brings experts to local problems

Coming from all over the state and all levels of government, a team of specialists got together with proponents of a regional sewer and a heritage site...

Thu, May 9, 2002 

 

Shuckin on the Spit’

The first Shuckin on the Spit Festival at Resort Semiahmoo attracted over 600 seafood fans and water quality boosters despite a chilly rain that dampened...

New manager at Semiahmoo

“I’ve always loved this place, so much so that in high school I’d skip classes to come down here on nice days and hang out on the spit,&...

Robeson Arch concerts recreated

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Did you know that rhubarb is a native of Asia? And that bell and hot peppers were cultivated by the Aztecs for thousands of years?For many growing seasons...

Blaine brains on honor rolls

Haily Braumberger, Marcie Gienger, Jacqueline Thomas, and Amy Wildermuth, have been named to the Dean’s list at Seattle Pacific University Winter ...

Walcon recognized for fanning the flames of local theater

During the annual Close-Up Community Talent Show held in the Performing Arts Center Saturday, May 4, a local young woman, Erin Walcon, was honored with...

Bike to work to stay healthy, breathe easy

Whatcom County’s fifth annual bike to work day is next Friday, and this year Blaine is joining in.“This is a great place to bike,” said ...

Meetings to explain NEXUS

The U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service will start a series of meetings next month to familiarize people with the NEXUS system and the enrollment...

Skywater canned for fancier 4th

The Blaine Chamber of Commerce has decided to cancel the annual Skywater festival to focus on expanding events on Independence Day. “Rather than try...

How does your county grow?

Port of Bellingham executive director Jim Darling knows a thing or two about economic development. According to him, one of the most important sources ...

More peaceful waters in harbor, more room on pier

The Port of Bellingham will replace the breakwater at the entrance to Blaine Harbor this summer and in the process more than double the area open to the...

Shooting threat lands student out of school, in jail

A high school student has been expelled and jailed after threatening a school shooting.The 17-year-old freshman wrote a message on his desk on Monday afternoon...

Thu, May 2, 2002 

 

New nursery is more than plants

Firewind Farms is more than a nursery. It’s a testament to the power of love and the strength of family.A five minute drive out H Street Road, the...

MUSIC

After the Blaine high school concert choir had sung, “Hush! Somebody’s Callin’ my Name,” Tuesday evening, my name was called for a ...

Marker swept under the carpet

The Jefferson Davis marker beside the Peace Arch was quietly removed from its spot beside the Peace Arch last month for “safekeeping,” according...

Volunteers to clean up downtown

Members of the Blaine beautification committee are hoping community members not busy cleaning out their yards and garages will chip in to tidy up the city...

Airport car heist is short-lived

Two juvenile car thieves were arrested as they tried to take the stolen vehicles back. “One of our officers observed a couple of suspicious cars by...

Birch Bay plan first draft gets overdue last chapter

“And we are outta here!” said Meg Grable as she gavelled adjournment of the Birch Bay steering committee at 11:15 p.m. on April 24. After 18 ...

Oyster fest to fire up support for clean harbor

Last weekend, volunteers with the community oyster farm hit the tideflats to tend their crop. This weekend they’ll share a taste of things to come...

Thu, Apr 25, 2002 

 

Join in!

The Close-Up trip to Washington D.C. may have been cancelled because of security concerns, but the Close-Up talent show is still on, and looking for performers...

Get out and fish!

A Washington tradition that goes back at least 50 years gets underway once again on April 27.On Saturday, thousands of people will fish hundreds of lakes...

Get out and run!

Blaine’s own race will have its inaugural running next weekend. The Run to the Border, started by Blaine elementary physical education teacher Dan...


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