Thu, Jun 22, 2006 

 

Boardwalkribbon cutting June 29

The city of Blaine will celebrate the completion of thefirst phase of its boardwalk project with a ribbon cuttingceremony at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 29...

Councilnears decision on Seagrass project

“The fact of the matter is there’s goingto be a project there. We can’t live in a couldawoulda shoulda kind of world and I don’...

WhatcomCounty law enforcement steps up patrols

Police departments throughout Whatcom County are cooperatingon an enforcement project this summer aimed at arrestingimpaired drivers.

Thu, Jun 15, 2006 

 

Steeringcommittee meeting schedule

Meetingsfor the Birch Bay Steering Committee and its subcommitteesare as follows:

Jazzfestival features free concerts

Blaine’sannual Jazz Festival takes over Blaine’sPerforming Arts Center and much of the rest of town the secondweek in July. Highlights include...

Liebertbids farewell to teaching, again

After teaching nearly 20 years inBlaine, former Blaine mayor and teacher John Liebert retiredfrom his second teaching career at Timber Ridge alternativeschool...

Onthe Waterfront

Last weekend wasvery busy at the harbor, with several different opportunitiesto participate in activities going on in our area. There were several Scout...

Countyto renovate Semiahmoo park

WhatcomCounty Parks & Recreation plans to offera 1,200-square-foot indoor meeting room with kitchen facilitiesat Semiahmoo County Park once renovations...

Lotsof oyster lovers on hand last Saturday

A county-wide red tide closure didn’t stop the Drayton HarborCommunity Oyster Farm from serving 100 dozen locally grown oystersat a well-attended...

Residenthistorian renews sister city campaign

Localwriter and historian Richard Clark made a passionateand slightly sarcastic plea to Blaine City Council forconsideration of a sister city relationship...

WSDOTproposes traffic circles on freeway, D Street

Blaine’sthird major construction project of the year gets underwaythis summer with the anticipated final approval at theend of the month of plans...

Cityto consider latest Seagrass proposal

TheBlaine planning commission narrowly voted to again denythe development application for the Seagrass cottageson Semiahmoo Spit. The final decision on...

Thu, Jun 8, 2006 

 

Briefs...

Cherries for JapanThe Blaine high school Wind Ensemble has been invited toperform at the 2007 Funabashi Music Festival in Funabashi,Japan, February 2007...

Farmersmarket opens in Birch Bay

Terry and Sharon Smith, ownersof the T-Shirt Shop in Birch Bay, wanted a way to bringlocal farmers and people together when they opened theirnew farmers...

Custerman fined for blocking California Creek

The WashingtonState Department of Ecology (DOE) has fined Custer propertyowner Paul Sanchez $20,000 for re-routing and filling inportions of a tributary...

Farewellreception planned for Derrington

Membersof the Blaine community are invited to attend a schooldistrict farewell reception for Blaine superintendentDr. Mary Lynne Derrington from 3:30 to...

BHSEvening of the Arts

Art, Brian SmithSenior Display First: Tegan Bukowski Second: Sarah Anishanslin

Festivaloffers free oyster BBQ, education

Residentsof the greater Drayton Harbor watershed are invited tolearn more about protecting their watershed while feastingon fresh Drayton Harbor oysters...

WWUstudents issue Birch Bay design recommendations

Moreconnected roads, walkability, and the preservation ofBirch Bay’s charm were thetop priorities expressed by Birch Bay area residentsin a new urban...

Committeepresents a variety of airport plans

Acommittee formed to study alternative uses for the airportproperty is looking at the inclusion of an airport intwo of the three land-use scenarios proposed...

Thu, Jun 1, 2006 

 

2006Blaine High School Recognition Night100 Years of Excellence

Tuesday, May 23, 2006

Suttonwins scholarship to study abroad

Blainehigh school junior Sara Sutton is a serious student whowants someday to travel in Europe. Thanks to InternationalExperience USA’s (IEUSA)global...

Yogaclasses focus on athleticism, strength

Blaineresident Tera Drake is taking her yoga practice to thestreets.Drake, who opened Temple Body Yoga in May, will be offeringon-call yoga instruction...

Vigildonors will see their name in brick

Next week, as the street ends thatwill anchor Blaine’s downtown boardwalk near completion,citizens and businesses who have donated money in supportof...

Machineprovides voice for young student

Emma Welter isa charming young lady from Birch Bay who has been in schoolfor four of her six years.

BPsettles Cherry Point lawsuit

Alawsuit that environmentalists began six years ago overan extension to BP-Cherry Point refinery’sdeep water pier settled out of court last week,...

Statepatrol: speed was top factor in Feb. 28 crash

Detectives withthe Washington State Patrol (WSP) have completed their investigationof a February 28 crash that killed two Blaine high school girls andinjured...


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