Thu, May 17, 2007 

 

Blaineresident wins WASA leadership award

Region 108 of theWashington Association of School Administrators (WASA)recognized Blaine’s Kristi Galbraith earlier thismonth for her years of volunteering...

Aroundthe Bays

Power outage scheduled this SaturdayThe City of Blaine has scheduled a poweroutage originally planned for May 8 to Saturday, May 19, from 10 a.m.to 4 p.m...

Citysets public hearing for street plan

Thecity of Blaine will discuss its six-year road plan duringa series of public hearings scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday,June 11 at city council chambers as...

Housebill could exempt children from passport req’s

Childrenunder the age of 15 living in Point Roberts and attendingschool in Blaine could be exempt from passport requirementsif a bill passed by the U.S...

Reportshows county-wide decrease in crime

TheWashington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs(WASPC) released figures last week that showed a significantoverall reduction in both violent and...

Thu, May 10, 2007 

 

UWprofessor surveys dead birds

Julia Parrish has been studying seabirdpopulations long enough to know that their survival ratescan be useful indicators of the health of a marine ecosystem.The...

Wantto start a garden? Find plants to suit your lifestyle

There is so muchhappening in the garden that it is difficult to pick astarting point. I have received many questions and inquiriesrecently from folks wanting...

Blainephysicians celebrate 25 years in practice

Blaine’stwo physicians, David Allan and Marta Kazymyra, firstmet when a college secretary assigned them to be labpartners in an undergraduate biochemistry...

Beachprogram offers free training for volunteers

Washington State University’svolunteer Beach Naturalists program will be returningto Whatcom County’s shoreline parks this summer.RE Sources...

Sculptureexplores U.S./Canadian border relations

What would the U.S./Canadian borderlook like under different circumstances?

BeingFrank about salmon

This year’sNorth of Falcon salmon management process, for the coastand Puget Sound, was tougher than it’s ever been.

Aroundthe Bays

Kindergarten readiness night

Blainegroup to speak at Folklife

TheUnited States/Canada Peace Anniversary Association willrepresent the city of Blaine at Seattle’s FolklifeFestival this year.The annual four-day...

Mother’sDay art tour scheduled this weekend

Thesecond annual Mother’s Day art studio tourin Blaine is set for this weekend, May 12 and 13, and isboth bigger and more varied than last year&rsquo...

Blaineborder officials find men in rail cars

Intwo seperate incidents last month, Customs and BorderProtection officers (CBP) scanning southbound rail carswith gamma rays discovered Honduran stowaways...

Thu, May 3, 2007 

 

There’smore to life than team sports

Growing up just outside the smalltown of Blaine really helped me to be creative when itcame to entertainment. There were only so many activitiesavailable...

Youngat heart

Now that April has gone herway, let us celebrate the month of May. Our Blaine SeniorCenter had a great April and more interesting activitiesare coming ...

Onthe waterfront

There’s notmuch going on right now in the local fishing fleet. Crabbingfinished in February for most local commercial fishersin Puget Sound. There...

Aroundthe Bay

Birch Bay receives new sheriff deputy

Notedtalent featured in Faust Project

ThePacific Arts Association has scheduled a viewing of Germanfilmmaker F.W. Murnau’s 1926 silent film Faust,for 7:30 p.m. May 5, at Blaine high school...

Homesteadestablishes big presence in Birch Bay

HomesteadNorthwest spokesperson and long-time Whatcom County residentLisa Guthrie remembers vacationing in Birch Bay as achild.

Fedsgrant $500,000 to city for wall treatment

Theplain gray cement walls lining Blaine’s PacificHighway truck crossing could receive a facelift after statelawmakers granted an emergency $500,000...

Thu, Apr 26, 2007 

 

Blaine restaurant owner finds passionin music, food

For Birch Bay resident andlong-time Blaine restaurant owner Nick Scianna, food islike anything else in life – it needs passion.“Whether it&...

Jorgensen seeks second term 

Jim Jorgensen, district 3 commissioner for the Port ofBellingham, announced Thursday, April 12 that he will seeka second term. Jim is a retired science...

AmericanLife In Poetry

By describing the relocation ofthe moles which ravaged her yard, Washington poet JudithKitchen presents an experience that resonates beyond thesimple details...

Propertytaxes: Who to blame and what to do?

Ireceive angry comments from residents everyday regardingproperty taxes. I am as angry as any other homeowner.My property taxes almost doubled. But taxpayers...

YoungAt Heart

Happilywe welcome April in,with all its eager dance of spring.Let cold and grayness slip away,Letting April do her boisterous fling.She brings showers ...


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