Wed, Sep 21, 2011 

 

City to hold public hearing on planned land acquisition

Officials with the city of Blaine want to extend utilities to housing developments in east Blaine by acquiring land via condemnation, and they want the public’s input on the matter.

Birch Bay Water Slides has new owner

The watersides in Birch Bay have a new owner after financially beleaguered Lynden-based real estate development company Homestead Northwest sold the property to a Canadian firm.

Alaska Packers Association museum wraps up 2011 season

Blaine’s Alaska Packers Association museum, located in a former APA cannery bunk house at Semiahmoo Park, will be closing for the season at 5 p.m. on Sunday, September 25. Group tours may be arranged by calling 360/371-3558.

Blaine tai chi team takes second place at international tournament

Against teams from all over the world, a group of Blaine residents took second place in an international tai chi competition.

Dodd brothers recognized for work with Blaine schools

Mike and Steve Dodd were honored with awards from the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association District #1 at the district’s fall forum Wednesday, September 21, in Mount Vernon.

Touring Blaine Harbor

Port of Bellingham commissioners, officials and city of Blaine staff take a tour of the Blaine harbor on Tuesday, September 20.

Ferndale woman involved in one-car accident on Blaine Road

A Ferndale woman was forced into a roadside ditch off of Blaine Road after she swerved to avoid a car veering into her lane.

Mount Baker Theatre features its first local production

Blaine’s own Quinn Wiebe has been cast in the Mount Baker Theatre Repertory’s first locally produced production, “Into the Woods” by Stephen Sondheim.

Have your say on parks and rec direction

In advance of the Northwest Park and Recreation District 2 levy that will be on this fall’s ballot, the district is holding two community meetings to gather input from the public on recreational opportunities.

Scarecrow competition starting soon

It’s almost time for the fifth annual scarecrow competition, and Blaine businesses and residents are invited to make Blaine beautiful for the fall season by decorating their windows or storefronts with scarecrows from October 7 through Halloween.

Special Home Improvement Section: Finding the right contractor can be easy

When you’re building or remodeling a house, choosing the right contractor is as important as settling on the right construction plan. To have the work done correctly, for lasting value and enjoyment, it’s important to find someone you’re comfortable with who has a good reputation, good references and – for your protection – is licensed and bonded.

Lending a helping hand

Members of the Blaine Ward from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints recently participated in a churchwide “Day of Service” at Lincoln Park in Blaine.

County approves money for designing Dakota Creek bridge seismic upgrades

Whatcom County Public Works now has the go-ahead to pay for the design of seismic improvements to a bridge spanning Dakota Creek just south of Blaine after a Whatcom County Council vote last Tuesday.

U.S. Border Patrol Report

The U.S. Border Patrol Report for September 6 through September 12

Fri, Sep 16, 2011 

 

One suspect caught, another at large in two Blaine area burglaries

A Blaine resident has been arrested in connection with a burglary that occurred last week while another individual, who was shot after an alleged break-in at a home east of Blaine, remains at large.

Wed, Sep 14, 2011 

 

Finished H Street project riles another resident

While the problems one Blaine couple encountered with the recently completed H Street have been remedied, another Blaine area resident maintains the city unfairly blocked access to his property just off of H Street.

Birch Bay diner off to a roaring start

Before beginning their third week in business on Monday, Mike and Susann Gillern had to turn customers away – their Birch Bay restaurant, Dee’s Country Diner, isn’t open on Mondays.

Blaine schools placed on brief lockdown Monday morning

Reports of a Blaine Middle School student who had threatened to harm himself and was possibly in possession of a weapon forced all four Blaine schools into a brief lockdown early this week.

Blaine neighborhood association working to improve Telescope Beach

With multiple flatbed trucks worth of blackberry bushes and other invasive plants removed, a stretch of beach in Marine Park in Blaine is now ripe for future improvements.

Pedestrian injured in hit and run

A 20-year-old Blaine resident was injured over the weekend after being struck by a car on Drayton Harbor Road north of Birch Bay.

Game drive to support regional Big Brothers Big Sisters school mentoring program

During the month of October, donations of new and gently used games will help support the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Washington’s school-based mentoring program.

Home Improvement Special Section: All mattresses are not created equal

If you’re like most people, you’ll spend one third of your life sleeping. Considering how much time you’re likely to spend horizontal over the course of your life, you’ll want to make sure you put some serious thought and research into your bed. Purchasing a new mattress may seem like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. Following are some tips to simplify and improve your experience, so you can find the right bed for you.

County sets requirements for Cherry Point site repair

Whatcom County planing staff have laid out a number of requirements that a Seattle-based shipping terminal company and its subcontractor must complete to repair damage done to wetlands and forests at the site proposed for the multimillion-dollar shipping terminal south of Birch Bay.

Donation keeps Plover’s engines running

The historic Plover ferry’s 15-year-old diesel engine injectors will get a little TLC thanks to the Semiahmoo Yacht Club’s donation of $750.

Port commissioners to tour, meet at Blaine harbor

Port of Bellingham commissioners will begin a work-study session at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, September 20, with a tour of the Blaine industrial area. The public is welcome to join in the tour, which will begin at the public parking area just before the Blaine public pier at the end of Marine Drive.

U.S. Border Patrol Report

The U.S. Border Patrol Report for August 29 through September 5

Fri, Sep 9, 2011 

 

Memorial for Sinise Ann Easter

Memorial service will be September 10th, 2011 at noon at Laurel Baptist Church in Bellingham, WA.


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