Thu, Aug 23, 2001 

 

Attacker wanted to break a spell with gasoline

A Canadian man remains in custody after he attacked two people with gasoline in hopes of breaking a magic spell last week. Tejpal Sing Kaiser 49, of Surrey...

Congressman tours local chain factory

Whether it’s tankers coming into San Francisco Bay or a sailboat gliding up the intracoastal waterway, a bit of Blaine will be helping to guide them...

Thu, Aug 16, 2001 

 

Teaching about the beach

Jerry Larson, a life-long Birch Bay resident, pointed to an old fir tree on the beach and said “That’s where Vancouver first stepped ashore in...

Young skipper lives in the past

Eighteenth-century sailing is not just a hobby for 21-year-old, Ryan Meyer. It’s a lifestyle. “This is where I reside, he said.” Originally...

City council endorses fire bond

City council officially endorsed the bond levy which would fund a new fire station for Blaine.In July, council passed an ordinance setting September 18...

Birch Bay gets go-ahead to serve BP

More than 10,000 feet of sewer line is currently being installed along Grandview and Whitehorn roads to redirect domestic sewage from the BP Cherry Point...

Volunteers question how new fire service will work

“If you want your solutions to these concerns and not someone else’s, you’ve got to come to the table now. Once we have this in place next...

New crash punctuates Boblett safety discussion

A meeting between state and city officials to address ongoing safety concerns at the Boblett Street crossing of the truck route took place against a grim...

Thu, Aug 9, 2001 

 

A little Lady lore...

by Christine Callan

Free class

The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill of Whatcom County will sponsor the NAMI Family-to-Family Program specifically for the families of a person diagnosed...

Local students on UW Dean's list

Joshua Epstein, Guy Smith, Daniel Starr and Summer Starr have been named to the Dean’s List at the University of Washington for Winter Quarter.To ...

Save water, save money

1. Wash full loads in washing machines and dishwashers.2. Find and fix faucet and toilet leaks. Place a couple of drops of food coloring in the toilet ...

Police and the chocolate factory

Marine Park will be the center of an exciting afternoon as the police raise money for a four legged friend and promote safety issues.On August 18 at 7 ...

Birch Bay's Roy runs for county council

Sharon Roy of Birch Bay is hoping to step into Bob Imhof’s shoes on county council, but she faces some stiff competition. Both Bob Weisen of Ferndale...

Reprieve for owners of older mobiles?

A proposed city ordinance that would give owners of aging manufactured homes some breathing room for a public hearing August 27.Under the recently adopted...

Blaine cops need a good nose

In the near future Blaine Police will have a job opening on the force. The position is not for a human, but for a dog. The dog and its handler will have...

Semiahmoo marina fined for sloppy reporting

The Semiahmoo Marina in Blaine was fined $2,000 for failing to monitor and report stormwater pollutant discharges. The marina failed to report findings...

There's a drought on, honestly

Blaine and Birch Bay water system managers are working together to teach local residents good water habits because, whether they need them yet or not, ...

Porn zone shrinking as public hearing approaches

After two focus group and one open town meeting, the area proposed for allowing the sex trade has been limited to two small areas: 22 acres south of Pipeline...

Birch Bay plant one of tops in state

Top brass from the state department of ecology (DOE) converged on Birch Bay to honor the water and sewer district for a spotless sewer record.“You...

Thu, Aug 2, 2001 

 

BBQ!

The American Legion, Post 86 recently heald it annual elections. On August 15, Post 86 is having a baron of beef barbecue to celebrate B.C. Day and welcome...

The Lady returns to Blaine

Lady Washington is sailing into town again, but this year she will be welcomed to Blaine in a new way. On August 6, community boat owners will go out to...

Blaine: forged by fish and timber

Few people today remember that Marine Drive and the entire harbor area of Blaine is not a natural formation. Rather, it is man-made, and has evolved from...

Eight vie for spots on council

By the time the regular filing period for the fall election closed Friday afternoon, the county auditor had a full slate of Blaine candidates competing...

Council will weigh public input for and against porn zone

It will be up to city council to decide if action or inaction is the best way to deal with smut in the city. While the city now has an ordinance regulating...

Fire chief David England resigns abruptly

Newly appointed North Whatcom Fire & Rescue Services (NWFRS) chief Dave England abruptly resigned Tuesday night, one week after being appointed chief...

Thu, Jul 26, 2001 

 

More Discovery Days activities lined up for sun and summer lovers

Birch Bay Discovery Days has grown out of its weekend. “We’ve stretched it because there are enough events,” said Jim Tull of Birch Bay ...


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