Wed, Feb 9, 2011 

 

Border Patrol to host town hall meeting

Residents living near the international boundary with Canada are invited to a town hall meeting with senior officials of the U.S. Border Patrol, Blaine Sector and Office of Air and Marine, Bellingham.

Mature Living Special Section: Semiahmoo Ladies Club aims to serve community

When JoAnn Howe moved to Blaine from Colorado two years ago, she was looking for a way to get connected to the community.

For ex-military member, life is now for the birds

Those interested in the local bountiful bird populations will want to check out a photography exhibit in Bellingham next week.

Semiahmoo sale falls through, buyer misses deadline

The sale of the Semiahmoo Resort and Semiahmoo and Loomis Trail golf courses has fallen through after the buyer could not come up with the money by the agreed upon deadline.

Mongolian hello

Loomis Hall hosted a Mongolian new year holiday celebrating Tsagaan Sar, or White Month, last Saturday.

U.S., Canada, vow to work together

A new U.S./Canada agreement highlights greater cooperation across the border as the key to increased security and prosperity for both nations.

Bird events retrace path of Border Songs author

Birding enthusiasts have several opportunities to learn about local avian species this month as North Cascades Audubon Society president Joe Meche will present three programs as part of Whatcom READS! 2011.

Annual backyard bird count Feb. 18 - 21

Blackbirds made the headlines when a flock of thousands fell from the skies in Arkansas on New Year’s Eve.

Primary school hosts parent talk

The Blaine primary school is hosting its sixth parent-principal coffee talk from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, February 15 at the school’s multipurpose room.

Volunteers sought for marathon

Organizers of the 43rd annual Birch Bay Marathon are seeking volunteers to help with their annual event Sunday, February 20, in Birch Bay.

Church opens new coffee shop

A new church coffee house will feature live music the second Saturday of each month.

On a final note...

Andy Harmening, head of the Blaine schools choir department, received two music store gift certificates totaling $1,500 from KAFE 104.1 at the Blaine school board meeting on Monday, January 24.

Mature Living Special Section: Senior center blossoms into February

The Blaine Senior Activity Center has been enjoying the winter with an abundance of indoor activities, good food and fellowship.

Fri, Feb 4, 2011 

 

Loomis Hall to host Mongolian New Year celebration

Tsagaan Sar celebration marks beginning of spring

Thu, Feb 3, 2011 

 

Library series to discuss border issues

A series of upcoming events at Blaine library will explore life on the border.

Camp Horizon to host free meditation workshop

Series of four meditations open to public

School board makes $400,000 in cuts for 2011

The Blaine school board made official nearly $400,000 in cuts for the remainder of the 2010/2011 school year at its regular meeting Monday.

Developer buys out 101-lot Birch Bay project

The Malibu Estates subdivision just south of Birch Bay State Park has been purchasted by a developer who hopes to begin building homes by next summer.

Birds of a feather

A mallard duck stretches its wings during a dip in Drayton Harbor.

Crews to bolster Drayton Harbor

Whatcom County public works has set in motion plans to repair a section of shoreline along Drayton Harbor later this year.

Pruning: A mid-winter activity for fruit gardeners

While our vegetables gardens are sodden with cold soil awaiting drier days and our mailboxes are filled with seed catalogs, the lure the stay indoors where it is warm is tempting.

Gail Kruk joins Larson Gross

Gail Kruk has joined the ownership group at Larson Gross PLLC as a full partner at their Blaine office.

A job well done

Jan Hansen received both a Blaine Service award for eight years on the parks and cemetery board and a Blaine Builder award for serving Blaine on the parks board and the city council.

Big week ahead for Knowledge Bowl and Chess Club

Two high school Knowledge Bowl teams from Blaine will be in the district 2A playoffs this Monday.

Port to host coffee with public series

Those with questions or concerns about the Port of Bellingham or who want to know more about port projects can meet with commissioners this month over a cup of coffee.

Rick Steves to speak about travels in Europe

Nationally-known travel guide writer and TV personality will visit Bellingham this Sunday to discuss the newest edition of his book “Europe Through The Back Door.”

Mature Living Special Section: At 74, local woman is still blazing trails

For a woman afraid of heights, Marjan Eicher has done a lot of climbing.


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