Thu, Feb 7, 2008 

 

Bond would fund $40 million in capital improvements

Ballots for voters to decide the fate of the Blaine school district’s proposed four year maintenance and operations levy and a $40 million capital...

No traffic impacts as new border regulations eased in

The impact of new identification requirements was hardly felt as thousands of travelers crossed the border into the U.S. last weekend and only a handful...

Birch Bay officials urge conservation

The city of Blaine is working with Birch Bay Water and Sewer District (BBWSD) to promote indoor water conservation as an efficient way to manage their ...

Briefs

Opry tickets to sell at Custer breakfast

Blaine man challenges Kelli Linville

A Blaine resident and Western Washington University professor will challenge state representative Kelli Linville (D-Whatcom County) for her seat in the...

Presidential caucuses scheduled this Saturday

Whatcom County recently sent out ballots for the Washington State Presidential Primary election.

Coast Guard suspends search for Birch Bay man

A search for a missing Birch Bay man was suspended last Sunday evening by the U.S. Coast Guard for Robin Schuurman, 48, of Birch Bay Village.

Thu, Jan 31, 2008 

 

Cross-border licenses now available for Washington residents

Beginning this month, cross-border travelers looking for a cheaper alternative to can apply for the Washington State’s Department of Licensing&rsquo...

With liquor pulled, restaurant owners try new approach

After having their liquor license revoked for a series of alleged violations, the managers of a Birch Bay establishment have vowed to do something different...

Who comes first?

Minority state house leader Richard DeBolt asked this important question recently, criticizing salmon protection measures he believes contribute to increased...

School board recognizes Persse, receives donations

The Blaine school board, along with school boards throughout the state, was recognized by Washington Governor Christine Gregoire last Monday as a part ...

High-tech/ high-touch building open for business

Windermere Real Estate’s new 12,000 square foot two story office at Birch Bay Square opened at the first of the year, and has already generated a...

Library Link

“When I was young, we couldn’t afford much. But, my library card was my key to the world.”– actor John Goodman

Briefs

Tax deferrals available to some homeowners

City plans to redistrict voting wards

With the resignation of Blaine City Council member Mike Myers, city officials will examine redistricting of Blaine’s voting wards however doing so...

Myers resigns from city council

After two terms as councilor and one term as mayor, Mike Myers announced his resignation from Blaine City Council.

Senators call for delay in border ID rules

Senator Patty Murray joined 18 other northern state senators in writing to Department of Homeland Security secretary Michael Chertoff to end plans to implement...

Fire district grant helps staff catch their breath

Receipt of a half-million dollar federal grant to equip North Whatcom Fire and Rescue Service (NWFRS) firefighters with individual self-contained breathing...

Thu, Jan 24, 2008 

 

Climb aboard with Blaine’s newest chef

When it comes to salad, some restaurants, it seems, haven’t made it into the 21st Century.

Briefs

Indian dinner to benefit local Montessori school

City to begin wharf improvements

An ambitious plan to make the Blaine waterfront area a destination attraction for the city is moving rapidly toward implementation, according to sources...

New border crossing ID rules begin January 31

For those who doubt the need or utility of new border ID requirements, Department of Homeland Security secretary Michael Chertoff has just two words for...

City moves forward with Lighthouse Point design

The city of Blaine has finalized its plans for a $33 million water reclamation facility slated for Marine Drive.

Thu, Jan 17, 2008 

 

2007 in ReviewBlaine Chamber of Commerce

We hosted our 8th Annual Bite of Blaine in February. Folks attending this event had the opportunity to sample “bites” as prepared by our local...

Borderite Report

Diane Berge, Editor I would love to hear your comments or feedback. Send to: borderitenews@blainesd.org

Building a better treatment plant...

The city of Blaine has released the final design of the Lighthouse Point water reclamation facility.

January Meetings

Alanon Meetings: Blaine meets Tuesdays at 1 p.m. at the Unitarian Free Church at 1218 Harrison St. 371-0568.


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