Thu, Jan 22, 2009 

 

American Life Poetry

Here’s a fine poem by Chris Forhan of Indiana, about surviving the loss of a parent, and which celebrates the lives that survive it, that go on. ...

12th Annual Arts and Jazz

Saturday, January 31, 2009Benefit Auction, Dance and Community Celebration of the Arts in the Blaine School District7-11 pm in Blaine CafeteriaBeverages...

City officials, youth, grapple over Blaine skate park’s future

In a meeting where emotions ran high, all sides seemed to agree on one thing: Blaine’s skate park is a valuable asset to youth who may not otherwise...

Agreement allows Blaine couple to keep disputed wall

Worried about their yard eroding into the Zero Avenue ditch, the Leu’s built their four-foot high 85-foot long wall in November of 2006 for $15,000...

Health & Wellness

Blaine chefs’ business offers special menus for diabeticsby Tara Nelson

Briefs

Blaine technology students seek donations for cancer fundraiser

April opening planned for Birch Bay store

The long-planned grocery store at the Birch Bay Square shopping center at Birch Bay Lynden Road and Interstate 5 may be opening in a few months.

County residents celebrate Obama inauguration

Forget Pennsylvania Avenue, Capitol Hill and Washington, D.C., Bellingham’s Cornwall Avenue was the place to be Tuesday night to partake in inauguration...

City unveils train depot relocation study

A report presented to the Blaine city council last week estimated the cost of moving the more than 100-year-old Blaine train depot building and restoring...

Thu, Jan 15, 2009 

 

The indomitable Irene Waters dies at 84

At memorial celebrations in Point Roberts and Bellingham, every person who got up to speak about Irene Waters told of a fiery spirit and a passion for ...

Blaine appoints new finance director

Jeffrey Lazenby has been appointed to fill Meredith Riley’s position as finance director for the city of Blaine. Riley retired at the end of 2008...

12th Annual Arts and Jazz

Saturday, January 31, 2009Benefit Auction, Dance and Community Celebration of the Arts in the Blaine School District7-11 pm in Blaine CafeteriaBeverages...

Health & WellnessBlaine, Birch Bay offer variety of fitness options

If you’re like many Americans who have pledged to lose weight during the coming year, Blaine and Birch Bay offers a variety of fitness options to...

Warm coats and blankets needed

Sterling Dietz to perform magic

Blaine high school’s Close Upprogram is hosting ”The Magic of Sterling” on Saturday January 17.Sterling Dietz will perform his world-class...

NWFRS schedules fire inspections this month

Beginning this month, business owners within the city of Blaine can expect to be contacted by North Whatcom Fire & Rescue Service (NWFRS) personnel...

CBP ports director Peg Fearon retires

The woman at the helm during the sweeping changes at local borders over the last several years is stepping down.

Council appoints Olason to planning commission

Three times might be a charm but sometimes it only takes two. Just ask Dennis Olason, of Blaine, the most recent appointee to the Blaine planning commission...

Plans for Birch Bay church hit snag

The Birch Bay Bible Community Church’s plans to build a new $6 million facility at Bay and Blaine roads east of Birch Bay hit a snag recently when...

Thu, Jan 8, 2009 

 

Irene Waters Celebration of Life - Saturday January 10 - 2 to 4 pm

Point Roberts Parks Board and community members invite you to attend a celebration of Irene Waters' life and her lasting contribution to our community....

Birch Bay Chamber of Commerce’s annual Polar Bear Plunge and Ring of Fire & Hope

Photo by Ruth Lauman

Local political figures Andy Anderson, “Barney” Goltz die

R.H. Andy Anderson

Young At Heart

The folks at the Blaine Senior Center seem very glad to be back after being snowbound for a few days. Because of the snow and ice the center was closed...

Blaine Chamber of Commerce board, 2009

Health & WellnessYoga class offers deep relaxation, health benefits

It is a cold, snowy day in December and a group of about six students are huddled inside a small studio in yoga clothes and wrapped in blankets.

NAPA to join Alley Auto at new D Street location

When the auto parts store moves from downtown to D Street into the east end of Alley Auto’s new auto repair building by mid-month, Blaine will have...

American Life Poetry

?I suspect that one thing some people have against reading poems is that they are so often so serious, so devoid of joy, as if we poets spend all our time...


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