Thu, Jun 5, 2003 

 

Peace Arch history documented in book

A 1960s picture of an interesting, unknown footbridge at Peace Arch state park, recently appeared in The Northern Light in the Pictures from the Past section...

Business Briefs

Little Caesar�s opens in Birch Bay Little Caesar�s has made its way to Birch Bay, recently opening in the former billiards room at Waterslides, located...

News in Brief

Volunteers needed for Birch Bay Discovery Days Volunteers and vendors are needed for the annual Discovery Days in Birch Bay. The event, complete with a...

After 32 years, Dr. Dolman retires

Note: Dr. Gordon Dolman, superintendent of the Blaine school district, is retiring after 32 years in education. Dolman recently spoke with Pat Grubb of...

Habitat for Humanity arrives in Blaine

More than 50 people attended a lot dedication held last Saturday at 940 Cedar Street in Blaine, the site of the first Habitat for Humanity home to be built...

PCHB sets sewer appeal hearing date

A hearing date has been set following two recent appeals filed with the Pollution Control Hearing Board (PCHB) against the city of Blaine and Department...

Thu, May 29, 2003 

 

Mother-son team open Birch Bay office

Terry Lehman and Josh Lehman, a mother-son team, recently opened the Muljat Group at the Bay real estate office in Birch Bay.

Tom�s Bamboo: Growing advice mixed with a wholesome story

As I enter the garden, down a winding path of coppery mulch, masses of pale violas and budding rhododendrons wind through the tall, whispery bamboo forest...

Remembering Trav Skallman

Trav Skallman started working for the city of Blaine over 50 years ago. He knew the city parks as well as anyone, from a historic point of view - he helped...

New bed and breakfast touts comfort, quiet and some smuggling stories

It�s comfortable and quiet, and offers a unique glimpse into cross-border smuggling. Welcome to Smuggler�s Inn, the newest bed and breakfast in Blaine....

On the water

Local fishing has come to a stop in most instances, with a few draggers still fishing in Puget Sound waters. The Alaska Bering Sea and Gulf of Alaska boats...

News in Brief

Habitat for Humanity home to be builtThe first ever Habitat for Humanity project in the Blaine-Birch Bay area will get started on Saturday, May 31. There...

All aboard: Plover season under way

The Plover ferry season officially started last weekend, complete with new crew members, the presentation of a handmade rug and a small rescue mission....

Upper Skagit Tribe buys into resort

In early March, the Trillium Corporation, owners of Semiahmoo Resort, announced it had entered into a consulting agreement with the Upper Skagit tribe ...

Seagrass Cottage project put on hold

The Seagrass Cottage project, a 62-unit residential condominium development to be built on Semiahmoo spit by Trillium Corporation has been put on hold....

Thu, May 22, 2003 

 

Washington among nation�s top 10 states for boat sales

Washington residents spent $454 million on pleasure boats and related equipment in 2001, placing the state among the top 10 nationally in boat sales.

New fitness center in downtown Blaine

For six months, Mary MacDonald led organized exercising sessions outside at Marine Park. But now, she leads fitness activities in a two-story building ...

News in Brief

Open house for Dr. Dolman set for June 1The Blaine school district board of directors and administrative team are hosting an open house retirement tea ...

Couple robbed, suspect�s sketch released

The Whatcom County Sheriff�s office is seeking public assistance with the investigation into the home-invasion style armed robbery of two elderly victims...

Post 247 to mark Memorial Day with historic service

Communities across the country will hold memorial services this weekend. But in Blaine, American Legion Post 247 is holding a service unlike any other ...

Weekend fire destroys three homes

An early morning fire in Birch Bay consumed three homes and damaged a fourth last weekend.

Thu, May 15, 2003 

 

Another large drug seizure

Blaine customs and border protection (CBP) inspectors seized 1,309 pounds of marijuana during a routine examination of a semi-trailer using its vacis X-ray...

School Notes

More than 35 students attended bay area trip The annual eighth grade spring trip to the Bay Area was May 1-4, and 36 students attended, as well as six ...

La Bonne Maison serves up classical food with modern twist

Six tables, neatly dressed in black and white, are intimately placed throughout the room. A happy host pours a glass of white wine, as the chef diligently...

Author of Bold Spirit to present historic story

Linda Lawrence Hunt, the daughter of local resident Evelyn Christensen, was reading one evening, as her husband sat next to her reading pieces from an ...

News in Brief

Peace Arch Post 86 to honor Bill Elfo The American Legion Peace Arch Post 86 will hold its annual police officer of the year ceremony on Friday, May 16...

Boating safety tips

The following safety tips are courtesy of the Washington boating safety officers association.


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