Thu, Jan 3, 2008 

 

2007 in Review North Whatcom Fire & Rescue

Since the merger of fire districts 3 and 13, North Whatcom Fire and Rescue (NWFR) has experienced unprecedented growth. In 2007, the district hired 24 ...

County executive recaps 2007

As your Whatcom County Executive I am pleased to report some key accomplishments this past year.

January Meetings

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

2007 Year in ReviewDrayton Harbor Shellfish Committee

The Drayton Harbor Shellfish District Advisory Committee has been working for over a decade to restore water quality and shellfish harvesting opportunities...

Border regulations to change Jan. 31

As of January 31, 2008, all adult travelers will be required to present proof of citizenship, such as a birth certificate, and proof of identity, such ...

Aroundthe City

Meeting to discuss local watershed

Take the Polar Bear Plunge Jan. 1!

After 25 years of New Year’s Day plunges, Whatcom County residents are once again invited to dip into the icy waters of Birch Bay on the first day...

BP buys 1,100 acres for $30 million

The BP Cherry Point refinery has purchased an 1,100-acre piece of property, commonly referred to as west Cherry Point, from the Trillium Corporation ending...

Animal deaths, police service, border, top issues of 2007

• The year 2007 was off to a dismal start when rampaging dogs killed four alpacas and seriously injured four others at the Wildwood Alpaca farm on...

Thu, Dec 20, 2007 

 

Birch Bay’s Whisper on the Bay for sale

The Birch Bay spa known for its meticulous attention to detail has closed its doors for good.

Volunteer program helps disabled, elderly remain at home

Ten years ago, DaLinda Bartley was a full-time waitress at the former Cafe International in Blaine and an accomplished pool shark with the trophies to ...

Blaine student makes Dean’s List

DePaul University student Rebecca Robinson of Blaine has been named to the Dean’s List for the 2007 autumn quarter.

NEXUS hours now extended

Northbound Peace Arch NEXUS hours have been extended by Canada Border Services. They are now open from 7 a.m. to midnight every day. At the truck crossing...

Border regulations to change Jan. 31

As of January 31, 2008, all adult travelers will be required to present proof of citizenship, such as a birth certificate, and proof of identity, such ...

Aroundthe City

Blaine woman wins Hit 5 drawing

Take the Polar Bear Plunge Jan. 1!

After 25 years of New Year’s Day plunges, Whatcom County residents are once again invited to dip into the icy waters of Birch Bay on the first day...

During holidays, sometimes giving is the best gift

The deadline passed earlier this week for the annual giving tree program sponsored by the Stafholt Good Samaritan Home, but there are still plenty of local...

Birch Bay woman killed in Blaine Road crash

A Birch Bay woman was killed and a Ferndale woman was arrested following a head-on vehicle accident Tuesday that closed a section of Blaine Road for nearly...

Thu, Dec 13, 2007 

 

Displaced theater group seeks new home

The Blaine Community Theater (BCT) is continuing to explore options following its eviction last month from its home for the last two years, a storefront...

Voters deserve voting process reconsideration

Next November voters will decide if they want to return to electing all county council members in the general election.

Young at Heart

Welcome to December and the wintery month of festive celebration. Now in this most wonderful time of the year, our hope for each one – an abundance...

Harpist returns for Christmas concert

Harpist Jill Whitman once again headlines the Pacific Arts Association’s annual Christmas concert set for 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, December 16, at the...

Aroundthe City

Blaine chamber elects members

H Street slated for improvements

East Blaine will need new roads as its population continues to grow, according to a report by Perteet, Inc. an Everett-based engineering and planning firm...

Blaine man, 42, killed in Birch Bay Drive crash

A 42-year-old Blaine resident was killed December 7 when his vehicle left the road on Birch Bay Drive and struck a large tree.Washington State Patrol reports...

New intersection is point of concern

A swerve that developers put into Birch Bay Drive just east of the entrance to Birch Bay Village was the scene of numerous minor accidents over the weekend...

Thu, Dec 6, 2007 

 

Aroundthe City

Volunteer to visit the lonely


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