Thu, May 1, 2008 

 

Greenough to fill council’s ward 3 position

A Blaine planning commissioner is set to fill the ward 3 position on Blaine City Council, following a 4-1 decision.

Thu, Apr 24, 2008 

 

On the Waterfront

The local commercial crab season is officially over until next October for non-Indian fishers. Treaty Indian crab fishers usually have several openings...

Semiahmoo International Regatta is cross-border fun

If you’ve ever wanted an up close and personal look at a state-of-the-art racing sailboat, this weekend is your chance. The tenth annual Semiahmoo...

Eco-fertilizer keeps the grass green and the water clean

Whether it’s because we’re imitating medieval barons who surrounded their country manors with sheep pastures or it’s because we&rsquo...

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Faith is philosophy behind Birch Bay Family Medicine

Blaine officer Balmer to retire after 20 years of service

On April 30, Doug Balmer will patrol the streets of Blaine for the last time as he is set to retire after 34 years in law enforcement. He has spent the...

‘Salmonar’ fishing classes begin May 1

Jim Jorgensen’s famed salmon fishing class, Salmonar, is back for 2008.

Developer to begin Harborside condos

California developer Art Weiner said Tuesday that he plans to begin construction of the long delayed Harborside condominium project at the southwest corner...

Board proposes cuts for next school year

The Blaine school district, pinched by rising fuel costs, increased personnel expenses and an untimely enrollment slump, will have to cut as much as $655,000...

Trillium to provide more open space, trails

Blaine residents could enjoy improved walkways and better public amenities on Semiahmoo Spit with the completion of a planned 68-unit cottage development...

Thu, Apr 17, 2008 

 

Poor salmon runs hurt Indians, non-Indians alike

Fishing opportunities in Northwest waters have just about disappeared. It’s a situation that has strained relations between Indians and non-Indians...

Play explores ‘wanderlust of the European heart’

Birch Bay playwright and director LeRoy Smith has been writing plays and novels for 15 years.

Local author to present at birding festival Saturday

When David Hancock installed an eagle cam on Hornby Island, it quickly got so popular that it overloaded as internet browsers from around the world watched...

Wings Over Water events full of education, funNorth Cascades Audobon Society among many presenters

A full day of birding opportunities and activities, plus appearances by noted authorities on raptors, including live birds on display most of the day and...

The perfect garden is just a cut away

Although we have experienced a wet winter the promise of spring must be starting to entice you into the garden. By now the garden beds should be clean,...

Blaine Harbor Dental features new staff, services

Dr. Patrick Rooney of Blaine Harbor Dental announced last week that pediatric dentist Dr. Purva Merchant joined his staff last week, and that he also now...

Non-motorized trails favored for parks district

The Northwest Park and Recreation District meeting held March 29 at Semiahmoo County Park drew an enthusiastic crowd eager to share their concerns and ...

Audio books as easy as click, click, download

Whatcom County library patrons will now have anytime, anywhere access to a dynamic collection of digital audio books through a new library service, the...

Blaine wineries celebrate arrival of new vintages

Blaine’s two small artisan wineries are collaborating on a new release weekend on April 19 and 20, showcasing their new vintages for the coming year...

Briefs

Volunteers needed for oyster seeding

City to host first Earth Day conversation

Blaine city staff have scheduled an informal community meeting to gather ideas about what a small community can do to help both the global and local environments...

Pedestrian safety a concern in airport redevelopment

With a resolution to close the Blaine municipal airport looming, city officials are looking for the best way to plan for anticipated commercial development...

Fire district plan calls for significant upgrades

The North Whatcom Fire & Rescue (NWFR) service has released its capital needs and facilities report prepared by outside consultants. The consultants...

Thu, Apr 10, 2008 

 

Meetings...

Alanon Meetings: Blaine meets Tuesdays from 1 – 2 p.m., Wednesdays 7:30 – 9 p.m., Blaine Free Unitarian Church at 1218 Harrison St. Call 371...

Simple, earth-friendly ways to protect your garden

Spring never fails to amaze.

HOME IMPROVEMENT

Cleaner air could be in your future

Young At Heart

Now that April has arrived, and the hope of longer, warmer, and more sunshiny days, the folks at the Blaine Senior and Activity Center are ...


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