Thu, May 11, 2006 

 

BirchBay golf course set for auction

A Portland, Oregon-basedrealty firm has plans to sell the former Birch Bay Golf Course.

SpringFestfeatures 20 local artists

TheSweet Road Artisans Alliance is offering their firstannual Mother’s Day studio tour thisweekend.

Agenciesdebate how to slow traffic from 80 MPH

How do you fit together a highway, designed to keep peoplemoving and give them choices, and a border facility, designedto stop and scrutinize travelers...

Officialsdiscuss impact of SR543 roadword

“We’vebeen in the design phase on this thing for a long time,and the sooner we begin moving dirt the sooner we’llbe on our way out of...

Thu, May 4, 2006 

 

Onthe Waterfront

Thecommercial fishers in Blaine Harbor are mostly waitingfor a new season to open – localsalmon season will be this summer sometime, crab seasonis...

Youngat Heart

Here’swishing you a merry month of May. April was such a greatmonth, with a very successful rummage sale and a lunchof hot dogs and chili.

Womaninjured

A Blaine woman was seriously injured Tuesday after beingstruck by a vehicle in Surrey, B.C. according to the RoyalCanadian Mounted Police in Surrey.

Celebrate!

The Semiahmoo Yacht Club is celebratingits 25th anniversary with year-long events starting Saturday,May 6 with a boat parade and reception at the SemiahmooResort...

Roughstart to the regatta

Arecord 82 boats and several hundred skippers, crew andfriends from as far away as the Tri-Cities came to Blainelast weekend to compete in the annual Semiahmoo...

OpeningDay in Boundary Bay

Saturday’s opening day boating activities were hot and theweather cold while Sunday was “almost tropical” with sunand light wind around...

MarineDrive project to cost less

Blainewill be getting an unexpected financial break as thecity starts the first phase of upgrades to the wastewatersystem.

Somewinners, some losers in council zoning decision

Blaineresidents gnashed their teeth in silence and crossedtheir fingers as city council members tried to find acompromise that would address requests of...

Areyou ready for border blockages?

Ifyou have a comment on the particulars of the upcomingproject to expand State Route 543, locally known as thetruck route, to five lanes between Boblett...

Thu, Apr 27, 2006 

 

Briefs

Discovery Days moves tostate parkThe Discovery Days arts and crafts festival will be movedto Birch Bay State Park this year. Genée Haws Kay, president...

Hearingexaminer declines to rule on permit validity

Adecision by Blaine’s hearing examinerpro-tem will likely let the Seascape condominium projectbuilding permit stand as originally approved last fall...

HarborsidePlace project put up for sale by developer

Plansfor the proposed Harborside Place have been postponedafter developer Rick Osburn put his 19,000-square footcondominium building up for sale.

Sailing,dancing: The regatta will have it all this weekend

Thewaterfront from White Rock to Blaine will come alive thisweekend with the running of the annual Semiahmoo Bay Regattafor sailboats, sponsored by the...

Getout boatingSea Scout group is up and running beforethe wind

Withnine active members and only two and a half years ofparticipation under their keel the Blaine Sea Scouts – inscouting terms, referred to as The...

Congratulations!

J. Micah Vitaliz, 2002 Blaine high school graduate, andson of former Blaine residents Sonny and Grace Vitalizwas recently named 2006 New York University...

Volunteersmake huge impact at Terrell Creek restoration project

Morethan 100 volunteers from our community and Whatcom Countyattended a work party along Terrell Creek this Earth Day,April 22, planting over 1,300 native...

Childbit by dog returns home after stay in hospital

A27-month old Birch Bay toddler is home with his motherafter being bitten by a dog that at a pre-school playgroundin Birch Bay on Wednesday of last week...

Newprincipal hired

Atthe monthly school district meeting on April 24, thedirectors approved the selection of Kathy Newport asthe new principal at Blaine elementary school...

Arrivingfrom Canada? Boaters should be aware of new customs regulations

Asthe boating season gets underway, skippers entering U.S.waters should be aware they are no longer allowed toshow up unannounced at the Blaine Marina ...

Dogpark requested

The Blaine parksand recreation commission is asking for another off-leash area fordogs to be created in one of the city’sparks.

Expectdelays – many, many delays

Thethree year $35 million project to expand the truck routeto five lanes between Boblett Street and the border beginsthis May. Calling it a “congestion...

Neighborhoodto stay single family, proponents say

CentralBlaine residents packed city hall to tell council membersthey want laws changed to keep multi-family housing projectsout of their neighborhoods....

Intersectiondebated at Brown and Cole meeting

Nearly70 Birch Bay and Blaine area residents gathered at ameeting of the Birch Bay steering committee last Mondayto hear representatives from Brown and...


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