Thu, Apr 12, 2001 

 

Power prices may put Intalco workers on the street

The nation’s power crunch may be hitting more than 900 local aluminum workers very hard.

Blaine prepares for mammoth trade rally

At last Saturday’s town meeting to prepare for an upcoming demonstration at Peace Arch State Park, police chief Bill Elfo laid out the department&...

Thu, Apr 5, 2001 

 

Fifty years of service honored

Now approaching his 56th year of membership, Wilbur Clausen, now 89, finally received recognition for his first 50 years of service to the post during ...

Amtrak to stop in White Rock

Stop that train! State senator Georgia Gardner, D-Blaine, wants Amtrak and the city of Blaine to reconsider the city’s support of Amtrak’s decision...

Here come the Wobblies...

As many as 5,000 people from labor unions in Washington and B.C. may show up on Blaine’s doorstep April 21, and Blaine police want to be ready.

Council vacancy sparks interest of five

Five people want to fill the shoes of departing mayor John Hobberlin, and city council was more than willing to give them the third degree.

‘Mathletes’ from all over hit town

More than 1,600 students from 175 schools around the state swarmed the school campus to add it all up at Blaine’s 17th annual Washington State Math...

Thu, Mar 29, 2001 

 

Semiahmoo museum to open

About two miles southwest of the city of Blaine, remnants of a significant era of the town’s heritage are gathering dust, hidden from public view....

May the wind be at your back and the road rise up to meet you...

John Hobberlin is leaving the town he has served as mayor for almost ten years with a mixture of satisfaction and trepidation. While he feels his leadership...

State parks commission to instituteday use fees

Starting January 1, 2002, visitors to Birch Bay State Park may have to pay, if they come in on wheels.

New Scout troop organized

American Legion Post 86 will be sponsoring a troop of local Boy Scouts, to be based at the legion hall at the intersection of Birch Bay/ Lynden Road and...

HOME IMPORVEMENT SECTION

Home care is a family affair

Volunteers wanted:should not faint at sight of blood

Puget Sound Blood Center seeks volunteers to help at mobile blood drives and at donation centers.

Lots of laughs at middle school play last weekend

Last weekend middle school actors performed “Help! I’m Trapped In A High School,” a play written by Tim Kelley. This play had something ...

Congratulations...

Western Washington University recently released the names of 518 graduates who earned their bachelor’s degrees or master’s degrees and were awarded...

Woman robbed of memories

by Meg Olson

Deadline for development dollars

The deadline for U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Business Opportunity Grants is fast approaching. Applicants have until March 12 to ...

Science and art workshops at Western

Space is still available for students in grades 3 – 8 to experience a different type of learning through day-long Adventures in Science and Art workshops...

Land trust offers nature tours

Each month for the next six months, excluding July, Whatcom Land Trust will sponsor a tour of property conserved by the land trust, visiting public parks...

Jorgensen to teach local fishing secrets

Jim Jorgensen has a fish story or two he’d like to share with local sport fishers.

Four sewer options studied

A feasibility study for a possible regional wastewater treatment plan has met further delays due to an additional study to examine costs of other options...

Birch Bay county growth leader

Local communities are some of the fastest growing in the county, and even the state, according to results of the 2000 U.S. Census released Friday.

Industry welcomes realistic manufactured home rules

They may be strict, but Blaine’s proposed regulations would allow manufactured homes to be installed within Blaine city limits, and proponents are...

Tourism plan shifts dollars awayfrom events

Blaine city council has approved a new blueprint for developing tourism in the area, changing its focus from events to infrastructure.

Thu, Mar 22, 2001 

 

Semiahmoo museum to open

About two miles southwest of the city of Blaine, remnants of a significant era of the town’s heritage are gathering dust, hidden from public view....

Poetry Night II

Following the success of itsfirst venture into public elocution, the Blaine community theater has planned a second Poetry Night at the Blackberry House...

Learn something new!

Stafholt Good Samaritan Center will be offering its nursing assistant training program beginning March 27. The class prepares students to take the state...


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