Wed, May 26, 2010 

 

Retirement Lifestyles: For one captain, heart surgery put him back on the boat

Some dates really stand out in one’s mind. For Larry Bughi of Anacortes, the date that stands out is December 23, around 8:30 p.m., two years ago.

Peacepennies raises money for Darfur

Blaine high school students sell fair-trade crafts by female artisans.

Local magician secures theater

Nineteen-year-old magician Sterling Dietz, of Lynden, has achieved many triumphs in his young career but none as big as securing his own theatre – the Teatro de la Ciudad (Theatre of the City) in Cabo, Mexico.

Mon, May 24, 2010 

 

Blaine students raise money for microlending

Hand-made, fair-trade jewelry made by female artisans in Mali, Darfur.

Program helps residents dispose of medication safely

City, local pharmacies collaborate to help keep drugs out of drinking water sources.

Local law enforcement steps up nighttime seatbelt patrols

Fri, May 21, 2010 

 

Roundabouts open five days ahead of schedule

Blaine drivers can say goodbye to waits and detours at the Peace Portal and Marine Drive intersection as crews will be wrapping up major construction this week.

Donations sought for animal relief

Bay Cafe in Birch Bay is collecting door prize donations for a musical concert benefitting the Grey Muzzle Organization and the Whatcom and Alternative Humane societies as well as all animals rescued from the Sumas bestiality farm.

Bay Horizon Park meeting May 26

Those wanting to have a say in the development of a new playground at Bay Horizon park will want to attend a planning meeting at 7 p.m. May 26 at the Bay Horizon conference building.

Blaine gardener’s market opens Saturday

Local residents can celebrate the season at the opening day of Blaine Gardener’s Market on Saturday, May 22 at H Street Plaza in downtown Blaine.

Blaine woman cited in multi-car crash

A Blaine woman was arrested Friday after hitting six vehicles while she tried to evade police officers.

District to interview principal candidates

Blaine school district officials will host a public interview process for six candidates for elementary school principal position which will be open next year after Kathy Newport announced her retirement.

Get ready to Run For The Border

In conjunction with Blaine’s summer event of Drayton Harbor Days, the Run to the Border will be Saturday, August 7.

NWPRD2 seeks summer volunteers

NW Park & Recreation District 2 is looking for individuals to help with summer events and classes. Volunteers are sought for “All-Comers” track meets, youth field trips, family fun nights, and historical walks.

Annual Blaine clean-up day Saturday

The city of Blaine has scheduled its annual clean-up day from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at C Street between Third and Fourth streets.

Event discusses farmed salmon

Several local environmental groups have scheduled an evening of consumer education and actions about the possible environmental threats of some salmon farming practices.

Silver Reef ad auditions for actors

Those wanting a shot at acting may want to try out for an ad contest hosted by Silver Reef Casino.

Retirement Lifestyles: Revocable living trusts have benefits, disadvantages

Revocable living trusts are a hot topic today among people considering estate planning.

Thu, May 13, 2010 

 

Jazz festival funding, enrollment starts now

County council OKs Lincoln Road widening

City nixes train depot relocation

SPORTS: Olason leads Borderites to promised land

Blaine’s Sean Allen runs to first base last week. The Borderites will now head to state.

Coming Up!

An abundance of art and Armed Forces Day.

New skate park on its way to Blaine

Retirement Lifestyles: Joint replacement helps county man “live again”

Ross Boice, of Everson, coached high school sports, was a professional football player, avid golfer and active grandpa. But when knee pain from osteoarthritis sidelined him, it made it impossible for Boice to participate in most of the activities that he enjoyed.

Retirement Lifestyles: WWU offers classes for mature adults

Retirement Lifestyles: Senior center offers writing classes

Kay Dee Powell, a retired teacher from California, has been facilitating a creative writing class at the Blaine senior center for the past six years.


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