Thu, Jun 16, 2011 

 

BBWSD discusses Lincoln Road and Verizon cell tower

The Lincoln Road waterline replacement project is one step closer to approval, now that the Birch Bay Water and Sewer District’s (BBWSD) small projects bidding procedures are back in line with state law.

Program removes derelict gear from local waters

Boaters, divers and others who encounter derelict fishing gear in Washington’s marine waters can report their findings using a new toll-free phone number: 855/542-3935.

Home tour features sustainable design

Those wanting to catch a glimpse of local sustainable homes and landscapes will want to go on Sustainable Connections’ ninth annual “Imagine This!” home and landscape tour next week.

Turn your staycation into a makeover

Big or small, a home improvement project can dramatically improve your living space and potentially lower your energy bills, too.

Hands Across the Border: Sunday, June 12

The 88th Annual Hands Across the Border Celebration

Blaine school bands receive high honors at festival

Blaine’s got music! Two buses, 115 students, 10 chaperones, one teacher and four adjudicators came together at Anacortes High School for the middle school segment of the San Juan Music Educators Large Group Festival last month.

Blaine High School graduation: June 13, 2011

County candidates gearing up for primary elections

The election-filing deadline has come and gone, and those running for office in Whatcom County are now preparing for the primary elections in August.

Council votes to allow electric vehicle stations

Drivers of electric vehicles could soon see charging stations and other amenities in the city of Blaine after an amendment approved by Blaine City Council.

Council OKs 1,013-home project

Blaine City Council unanimously approved plans for the Grandis Pond development, which could substantially increase the number of homes in the city of Blaine.

U.S. Border Patrol Report

Tne U.S. Border Patrol Report for May 29 through June 9

Thu, Jun 9, 2011 

 

Music fans get down at the Haynie Grange this summer

Fans of bluegrass and classic country music are in for a treat this weekend when Haynie Grange’s annual Opry series comes alive.

Plover helps students across the border

The Plover ferry recently gave a hand to 19 eighth-graders and a handful of adult chaperones when the schooner Adventuress on which they were sailing had to make a stop near Blaine.

Cherry Point meeting draws hundreds

A Bellingham meeting held to discuss the proposed Cherry Point shipping terminal drew an overflow crowd to the city’s main courthouse. Bellingham mayor Dan Pike called the June 1 listening session to solicit public input on the proposal.

Doug Ericksen to run for county executive position

Washington state senator Doug Ericksen (R-Ferndale) has decided to run for the Whatcom County Executive position.

Crossing to close Sunday

All lanes of traffic through the Peace Arch border will be temporarily closed Sunday due to the 88th annual Hands Across the Border celebration.

Make this the summer you learn to sail

Those interested in learning to sail will want to take advantage of the Northwest Park And Recreation District 2’s sail training program.

Interpretive center hearing postponed

A public hearing on a proposed interpretive center for Birch Bay State Park was postponed this week after state parks officials said they wanted more time to study the area.

HomeConnection students graduate

Water Awareness poster contest winners

Blaine fourth-grade students and teachers congratulated the 2011 winners of the Water Awareness poster contest, sponsored by the city of Blaine and Birch Bay Water and Sewer District.

Evening of the Arts

Evening of the Arts, Blaine High School, Thursday, June 2

City hosts June 24 clean-up day

The city of Blaine wants to spruce up the downtown area for the annual Fourth of July celebration – and it needs your help.

Young at Heart

Come right in, month of June, you haven’t arrived a bit too soon.

Sheriff's office launches online crime reporting

The Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office can now receive reports for certain minor incidents and “no-suspect” crimes via the internet.

Soaring the Friendly Skies

Skill and great timing allowed Dennis Cymbalski to digitally capture this eagle flying past Semiahmoo Spit.

Thu, Jun 2, 2011 

 

City develops plans for I-5 southbound off-ramp

Motorists driving southbound on I-5 through the U.S./Canadian border will have a second chance to access the city if plans for a new interchange are completed.

County council OKs horses on Birch Bay Drive

Horse-drawn carriages could soon become a common sight on Birch Bay Drive now that Whatcom County Council has changed an ordinance allowing their presence year-round.


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