Thu, Aug 5, 2010 

 

City celebrates re-opening of skate park

Ribbon cutting ceremony scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Monday, August 9.

Young At Heart

Officials open new Peace Arch port of entry to traffic

Travelers crossing into the United States at the Peace Arch border crossing will find U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) have transitioned their operations into the new port of entry facility, which opened Saturday, July 31.

Report flags three local beaches

The Cottonwood Beach area in Birch Bay has been identified as one of three Whatcom County saltwater beaches that do not meet state clean water standards, according to a Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) report.

Biking Birch Bay

Image of Biking Birch Bay

Meeting to present public input on tourism

Birch Bay area residents are invited to hear results from a facilitated brainstorming session on tourism development.

Explore Whatcom County shorelines

Those who are looking for a way to explore Whatcom County’s shorelines will want to attend an educational event at Birch Bay State Park this Sunday.

Boys & Girls Clubs close for summer

All branches of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Whatcom County will be closed beginning August 18 as they prepare for the 2010/ 2011 calendar school year.

State primary election set for August 17

As the August 17 primary election approaches, residents of Washington’s 42nd legislative district have a number of candidates from which to choose.

City seeks applicants for planning commission

The city of Blaine is currently accepting applications for a vacant seat on the planning commission.

Blaine fresh

Image from gardeners market.

Biking for life!

Image of Members of the Texas 4,000 cycling team.

To strengthen your local economy, eat local food

By eating locally sourced foods, we strengthen the bond between local farmers and our communities, stay connected to the seasons in our part of the world, promote crop diversity, and minimize the energy intensive, greenhouse-gas-emitting transportation of food from one part of the world to another.

Tennis tourny to benefit local-based Kenya charity

The Semiahmoo Tennis Association has scheduled a charity tennis tournament and auction on Saturday, August 14 to benefit the local non-profit, Project Education, Inc.

Fecal coliform levels close beaches at Semiahmoo spit

Whatcom County health officials have closed beaches along Semiahmoo spit.

Ribbon cutting August 6

The city of Blaine will celebrate completion of its Lighthouse Point Water Reclamation Facility (LPWRF) with a formal ribbon-cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. Friday, August 6.

Fri, Jul 30, 2010 

 

Boaters get ready for 10th annual George Raft race

Thu, Jul 29, 2010 

 

GSA announces opening of new Peace Arch border facility

Opening coincides with Canadian holiday weekend

Wed, Jul 28, 2010 

 

Semiahmoo Resort voted "Best Destination" site

Semiahmoo Resort has been voted the "Best Northwest Destination Wedding Site" for 2010 in Seattle Bride magazineâs âBest of 2010â July issue. Semiahmoo was recognized for its âMany indoor and outdoor wedding locales in the same resort.â

Community orchard plan hits snag at council

Plans for a community orchard near the area referred to as “the 7th Street right-of-way” have been put on hold following legal concerns raised by Blaine City Council Monday.

School board OKs $32 million bond initiative

Voters will vote on a $32 million bond initiative on the April 2011 ballot thanks to a 5-0 vote at the Blaine school board’s regular meeting Monday night.

Resort sues county over BBWARM

A Birch Bay resort has filed a lawsuit against Whatcom County claiming it should not have to pay stormwater fees assessed through the Birch Bay Watershed and Aquatic Resources Management program.

Talk explores Birch Bay shorelines

Those wanting to learn more about the connection between shorelines and the health of the local marine environment will want to attend a free presentation at Birch Bay State Park next week.

Lighthouse Point ribbon cutting Aug. 6

The city of Blaine will celebrate the completion of its Lighthouse Point water reclamation facility with a ribbon cutting at 11 a.m. Friday, August 6.

Dakota Creek wines score high in taste

For the second time in less than a year, Dakota Creek Winery has had one of their wines rated at 90 points by Wine Spectator magazine.

Blaine business offers day rafting trips

A Blaine business is offering inner tube floating packages on the Nooksack River beginning this summer.

BTAC will accept applications until August 13

The Blaine Tourism Advisory Committee (BTAC) is accepting grant applications for projects meant to increase tourism in Blaine for 2011.


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