Thu, Nov 8, 2001 

 

Got kibble?

The Whatcom Humane Society needs donations of dog and cat food. Donated food feeds shelter animals and is also distributed at food banks throughout the...

When does maybe mean yes?

When Blaine city council meets again on Monday they’ll be playing by a different set of rules.Under the rules of conduct for council meetings adopted...

Blaine cameras the last in the line

The U.S. Border Patrol is ready to dig into Blaine, installing the final leg of a camera system that stretches from the Cascades to the sea. “The ...

Challengers fail to storm city hall, incumbents stay

Local city council incumbents thumped their challengers Tuesday as voters decided to stay with the tried and true. In Ward 1, Bonnie Onyon received 468...

Deal pending for 300-job plant in Blaine

A pending deal at Blaine Business Park could see a high-tech German housing manufacturer set down roots here.“We have negotiated a deal and it appears...

Thu, Nov 1, 2001 

 

INSIDE

Birch Bay chamber dinner a smash

What a difference a day makes

“It was a smash success,” said Blaine city clerk Shirley Thorsteinson of this weekend’s Make a Difference Day in Blaine. Over 70 people ...

Help bundle up for winter

The Blaine Family Service Center also provides warm winter clothing for local families and their supply is getting low. “We are running through winter...

Their take: council questions

We asked Blaine city council candidates these questions about how they would run the city. 1. Recent events have led to a refocusing of America’s ...

PACE reopening unlikely

At the Autumn Border Business Conference in Bellingham last week local business people joined congressman Rick Larsen in asking the Immigration and Naturalization...

Keeping shoppers close to home

“We’re trying to get people to a shop in Blaine – keep their dollars in town,” said chamber president Pam Christianson. The Blaine ...

Border patrol agents ease border congestion - for now

Regular border-crossers have noticed a change in the last week: more lanes are open and there’s green mixed in with black and white uniforms. The ...

Fishing boat a total loss after fire

The 58 foot seiner Delta Dawn burned at the dock in Blaine Harbor early Monday morning, and has been declared a total loss. The twenty-year-old hull, built...

Thu, Oct 25, 2001 

 

Obituaries

BRIMMER. Lisa Marie Brimmer peacefully passed away October 8, 2001 at theUniversity of Washington Medical Center. Lisa was born July 16, 1976 inBellingham...

Ten steps for fire safety...

1) Crawl low under smoke to your exitIf you have to escape a fire through smoke, crawl low, keep youhead 12 to 24 inches above the floor, where the air...

Tripling of traffic forecast by Birch Bay planner

“Transportation is the supporting element of this plan,” said consultant Mart Kask at last week’s meeting of the Birch Bay community plan...

Touched by an angel?

Blaine police broke up a brawl last week after neighbors reported six people armed with knives and baseball bats were dusting it up on the front lawn of...

They're coming

Immigration and Naturalization Service brass have announced that 100 border patrol agents would be reassigned to help ease congestion along the northern...

Gardner gets Boblett traffic signal

Blaine senator Georgia Gardner came to Blaine city council Monday night with some long-awaited good news. The Boblett Street truck route intersection is...

Community providing input for Birch Bay retail center

The Birch Bay Chamber of Commerce and community members gathered at the Semiahmoo fire station to hear and discuss plans and ideas for developing the 80,000...

Council approves proposed skate park

“Our council meeting tonight has been taken over,” commented Blaine mayor Dieter Schugt looking over a council chamber packed with Blaine young...

Thu, Oct 18, 2001 

 

Volunteers needed to cook turkey dinner for 50

Annie and Ed Magner are rallying volunteers to try and keep expanding what started as a family tradition. This year they hope to bring together Blaine ...

Improv troupe at local church

The University Players, a six-member drama troupe comprised of students from Seattle Pacific University, will perform Sunday, October 21, at 10:45 a.m....

Bad aim

On Saturday, October 13, a Blaine police officer encountered an 18-year-old Lynden man walking east on H Street carrying a 30-06 hunting rifle. Upon seeing...

Plover service poised to expand

The expanded Plover service proposal moves forward to state and federal review after the city planning commission agreed upon a few minor wording changes...

Youth center ready for business

Before Friday’s football game, the community is invited to The Blender youth center on Peace Portal Drive for a ribbon cutting to commemorate the ...

Voter info online

Information about candidates is available at the Whatcom County auditor’s office online general election voter’s guide at www.co.whatcom.wa.us...


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