Thu, Sep 7, 2006 

 

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This is the first of a fourpart series on Home Improvement.

Committeereleases alternative study

Theuse of the Blaine airport property for commercial andretail purposes could create 332 jobs and $460,000 inestimated tax revenues in 2025, according ...

Bookexplores spiritualisty, justice link

Dr.Eleanor Stebner, J.S. Woodsworth Chair in the HumanitiesatSimon Fraser University, will be the featured speakerat Blaine’s inaugural public International...

Blainefamily sailing around world – with kids

Carl, Yvette, Joel,14, and Kyle, 11, Nichols have recently left Blaine Harbor on a long-plannedcruise aboard The Liberty, a 42-foot cutter recently purchased...

Meetingseries examines public opinion

Thecity of Blaine will hold a series of meetings this monthexamining public opinion from the ground up.“In the past, we called them neighborhood ...

Blainepolice department to train more reserve officers

TheBlaine police department may have a temporary solutionto its staffing issues. Starting this week, officers will begin training six Blaineauxiliary officers...

PeaceArch Dedication Day this Saturday

Itwas September 6, 1921 when Sam Hill originally dedicatedthe Peace Arch monument. Eighty-five year later, the U.S./Canadian Peace Arch AnniversaryAssociation...

Thu, Aug 31, 2006 

 

Blainestudent to study in Korea

MarcHurd, a 2002 graduate of Blaine high school, is off toKorea to further his career in Tae Kwon Do.

Aroundthe City

Blaine City Council voted unanimouslyto approve a $24,000 joint contract that, if approved bythe Port of Bellingham, would hire architect Dave Christiansonto...

WelcomeBlaine teachers!

NewBirch Bay cafe features art gallery, quiche

JudyDavis opened her bakery in Birch Bay’s new Sandcastlebuilding on August 17 and hasn’t had time to do muchbesides bake and serve the unexpected...

USCPAAcelebrates Peace Arch on postal stamps

Ten years ago, Blaine residentsVivian and Reg Campin tried to earn the Peace Arch monumenta place on a U.S. postal stamp for the 75th anniversarybut with...

Cityreduces project costs by as much as $1 million

The city of Blainecould save as much as $1 million in construction costswith the new waste water treatment facility by constructingpart of the building...

Sheriff:Justice system ‘stretched to limit’

TheWhatcom County Sheriff’s Office recently completeda strategic multi-year staffing plan to address issuesrelated to growth, increased demand for...

SterlingSavings wins Blaine award

The city of Blainehonored the Blaine branch of Sterling Savings Bank last Monday withthe Blaine Builder Award.

Sistercity proposal voted down again

TheBlaine City Council once again voted to strike down amotion to forge a sister city relationship with the cityof Pugwash, Nova Scotia.

Councilvotes to postpone airport plan adoption

Adoptionof the city of Blaine’s Airport MasterPlan was delayed after city council members voted to offsetthe decision by at least another week.

RedGoodwin retires from Blaine school board

Aftertwo years of service, Red Goodwin announced his resignationfrom the Blaine school board in order to take a job inAlaska coaching high school basketball...

Thu, Aug 24, 2006 

 

BackTo SchoolBlaine School District 2006-2007

Superintendent’s WelcomeByRon Spanjer

Newmuseum documents Blaine’s Peace Arch era

In1921, money was commonly referred to as “cabbage,” a “cathouse” wasslang for bordello and a “canary” was a termfor...

Mitigationfees needed to fund county fire district

North Whatcom Fire and Rescue Services (NWFRS) is unable to providefire protection at the minimum standard required by the state, chiefTom Fields said....

Canadianchicken allowed in U.S.

Cross-border shoppers can bring Canadian chicken andeggs into the United States again, after federal agricultureauthorities lifted a ban on personal imports...

Councilto vote on final airport master plan September 5

Ifthe Blaine City Council approves a final master planby the Blaine Airport Commission, the city will be onestep closer to receiving as much as $15 million...

Ownerof Stephani’s restaurant decide to close

Followingyears of uncertainty and changes in lease agreements,Stephani’s By the Bay owners Stephani and Eric Smithsaid they will close their doors...

Thu, Aug 17, 2006 

 

TriWithout BordersSunday, August 13

Thefirst Tri Without Borders attracted 360 competitors lastSunday who swam, biked and ran three different courses, twoof which began in Canada and arrived...

Blainestudent races dirt bikes for breast cancer

Blaine senior Colin Slyter’s senior project isall about money. The dedicated motocross competitor has devised a fundraisingproject that raises money...


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