Thu, Dec 11, 2003 

 

Holiday happenings in Birch Bay

The holiday season has officially begun, and Santa has made his way to Birch Bay, where he partakes in an annual event and several businesses have geared...

On the Waterfront

Christmas is fast approaching, the short days, winds, and cold are not the best for crab fishers. They are still going out one or two days a week to pick...

News in Brief

Birch Bay plan on county agenda tonight The Whatcom County Planning Commission meets tonight in a work session and will consider the adoption of the Whatcom...

Bill includes funding for Blaine, county

Blaine has been included as a funding recipient in a congressional spending bill that will provide millions to Whatcom County for law enforcement needs...

City, Semiahmoo Company near logging agreement

The city of Blaine and the Semiahmoo Company are close to reaching an agreement concerning a 112-acre logging project within Blaine city limits, according...

EFSEC discusses proposed cogen facility

A public hearing regarding the proposed BP cogeneration facility was held Monday night � the last time the Washington state Energy Facility Site Evaluation...

Thu, Dec 4, 2003 

 

School Notes

Over 100 students screened for oral healthIn the fourth year of the Blaine Family Service Center�s oral health screen, Dr. Pat Rooney and his staff at ...

Holiday Happenings

Downtown Blaine holiday celebration this weekend

Calling all cat owners: Officials want to educate public about care

The Whatcom County Humane Society is trying to get the word out about cats. More specifically, that word is care.

Pipeline penalties to fund watershed improvements

People, salmon and wildlife will benefit from an innovative settlement between the state Department of Ecology (DOE) and Shell Oil Company (Shell) for ...

No official word on implementation of train delay sign

Two weeks ago, federal officials announced an idea to help residents deal with the increased train delays: a sign. But whether this sign will be implemented...

News in Brief

Train breaks down, horn blows for 45 minutes A southbound Amtrak train broke down at about 7 p.m. last Saturday after stopping for a U.S. customs inspection...

Neighbors for Birch Point group formed, fighting potential retreat with petition

In response to a proposed 10-acre retreat-spa on Birch Point Road, residents have formed a new organization and are fighting the project through a petition...

Man attempts smuggling, crashes twice

A 31-year-old Canadian man attempting to smuggle 100 pounds of marijuana into the U.S., crashed at the Pacific Highway after fleeing from authorities.

Former chief pleads guilty

Mike Campbell, former North Whatcom Fire and Rescue Services (NWFRS) division chief, has pleaded guilty to child molestation and is currently in Whatcom...

Birch Bay to discuss land donation

The community of Birch Bay was recently given an in-kind land donation worth $338,000 and now the community is setting up a process to establish and prioritize...

Thu, Nov 27, 2003 

 

Robbery thought to be cause of high school attack

It appears that an intended robbery may have been at the heart of an attack on a Blaine high school student which occurred on the campus shortly before...

Nature�s Path expanding

Nature�s Path Foods is now operating from its new Richmond home office, which is about five times as large as its former space in Delta, B.C.

Pacific Arts presents Winter Harp concert

The Pacific Arts Association is pleased to present the ever popular Winter Harp, a concert that is part of the holiday tradition for hundreds of people...

Annual holiday safety campaign kicks off

Washington state�s annual �Tie One on for Safety� campaign for the 2003 holiday season was launched in Bellingham Tuesday.�

Truffles by the Sea opens on Peace Portal Drive

Fate is a funny thing. Several months ago, Marienes Johnson found herself in a business deal gone sour, and decided to move her planned seaside restaurant...

Blaine family all settled in Habitat home

This Thanksgiving, the Heinzer family will celebrate in their own kitchen. Something they haven�t been able to do yet as a family.

News in Brief

Stafholt seeking sponsors for giving tree programStafholt Good Samaritan Center has received applications from over 100 families, approximately 350 children...

Woods, Nunamaker attend their last Blaine school board meeting

With a combined 36 years of service, the tenure of two of Blaine�s school board members came to an end at Monday night�s board meeting with the retirement...

Birch Bay discusses youth opportunities

What�s it like being a kid in Birch Bay? Where is the center of Birch Bay? What would you like to see offered to youth in the community?

City staff to seek funding for train delay solution

The city of Blaine and members of the community met again with federal, rail and state officials last week to discuss the increasing issue of train delays...

Proposed retreat may shake up plan

Birch Bay is the fastest growing area in the county and projects announced recently show no slowdown in sight. And one of these projects, a proposed 10...


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