Thu, Jun 2, 2011 

 

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.

Birch Bay deputy takes leave of absence

Citing health issues, Birch Bay neighborhood deputy Cliff Langley is going on leave for an extended length of time.

BBWSD could nix Lincoln Road pipe work

After weeks of discussion, Birch Bay Water and Sewer District (BBWSD) officials may not replace the 35-year-old water line under Lincoln Road during road improvements this summer.

Tall ships to visit Blaine this summer

Washington state’s official tall ship, Lady Washington, and her companion ship, Hawaiian Chieftain, will make brief stops in Blaine and Anacortes as they begin their summer tour of Puget Sound waters.

Blaine home wins award for design

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) recently honored two Washington state contractors with national awards.

Gardeners market, Plover kick off summer season

Both the Blaine Saturday Gardeners Market and the Plover Ferry started their seasons within the last week

City of Blaine Yard of the Week winners

Recent winners for the city of Blaine Yard of the Week award

Local groups honor Memorial Day

Local veterans' groups celebrated Memorial Day last weekend

Summer gardening: Plan before planting

Even though I knew better, I did it anyway. It was so easy. I was in a local nursery looking at perennials, even though I wasn’t ready to plant flowers in my garden.

Blaine High School recognition night May 24, 2011

Blaine High School held their student recognition night on May 24.

Drumming up business

Blaine Chamber of Commerce member Pam Baily, c., along with her husband, David, promoted Blaine as a place to do business at a Vancouver Board of Trade event last week in Vancouver.

Blaine woman spearheads post-prison nonprofit group

Blaine resident Kim Burkhardt recently founded a national nonprofit whose goal is to connect grassroots organizations that work with former prisoners to help them become productive members of society.

Feds mistakenly list building for sale

The federal government has announced plans to sell off unused property across the country, but the single federal building listed as unused in Blaine no longer exists.

Fire districts will meet to discuss consolidation

The boards of both North Whatcom Fire and Rescue and Fire District 4 will meet on Thursday to hammer out the details of a contract that would consolidate their services.

U.S. Border Patrol Report

The U.S. Border Patrol Report for May 20 - May 24

Fri, May 27, 2011 

 

City hosts dialogue on downtown development

Blaine has the potential to develop a thriving downtown area, but members of the community seem uncertain as to how to go about achieving that goal.

Wed, May 25, 2011 

 

County executive Kremen will not seek re-election

Whatcom County executive Pete Kremen announced Tuesday evening that he will not seek re-election in the 2011 county elections.

13 Blaine, Birch Bay seats up for election

The filing deadline for Whatcom County’s elected positions is approaching, and some of the county’s most influential positions will be up for election in November.

City bans New Year’s Eve fireworks

Blaine residents will have a quieter New Year’s Eve next year after Blaine city council voted 5-2 to ban the use of fireworks on that day.

Blaine gardeners market kicks off Saturday

The Blaine Gardeners Market will kick off its third season Saturday, May 28, at the H Street plaza beginning at 10 a.m.

Auction to benefit Blaine high school grad

Two Blaine women are auctioning off Worldmark vacation packages to help pay for the medical bills of a family member who was recently diagnosed with two brain tumors.

Grain on the horizon

Skip Sahlin, pointing, an SSA Marine project manager, leads a group of grain growers, shippers and public officials on a tour of Cherry Point, just south of the site of the proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal, Thursday, May 19.

Water and sewer district to annex Loomis Trail development

Residents of the Loomis Trail housing development on the south shore of Drayton Harbor will see a reduction in their water bills if the Birch Bay Water and Sewer District (BBWSD) board of commissioners approves annexation of the area.

Lincoln Road construction starts May 31

On May 31, crews from Lynden-based Stremler Gravel will start work on a $2.2 million project to improve Lincoln Road and will eventually close the road for the summer as the project progresses.

Pure, golden sweetness

Blaine residents Alla Rudoy and her aunt Irina build a new beehive at their home on California Trail last week. The women use the honey for cooking and as gifts for friends and family.

Plover ferry, APA museum open for season

Blaine’s historic Plover ferry will start its season at noon on Friday, May 27.

School board votes to increase athletic fees

It will cost more for athletes to play sports at the middle or high school level after the Blaine school board unanimously approved athletic fee increases at its May 23 meeting.


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