Thu, May 29, 2003 

 

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.

Blaine Marine Services opens new Semiahmoo location

Local life on the water just got easier, care of the new Blaine Marine Services business at 9540 Semiahmoo Parkway. Complete with all of your essential...

Derelict vessels to be removed

The city of Blaine is forging ahead with the removal of the USA and Liberty, the two derelict vessels stuck in Drayton Harbor.

City repeals parking fees to boost business

The city of Blaine repealed current parking fees at Monday�s city council meeting in an effort to boost downtown business, eliminating parking costs for...

Judge rejects fire recalls

Whatcom County Superior Court judge David Nichols rejected the recalls of four North Whatcom Fire and Rescue Services (NWFRS) fire commissioners on Friday...

Thu, May 8, 2003 

 

School Notes

Masonic scholar-citizen award winners Five students were recipients of the Masonic scholar-citizen award. These students were among 69 high school juniors...

Get out and grow!

Encourage plant growth with homemade compost

City raises power rates after Bonneville hikes

The city of Blaine raised its power rates 5.5 percent in light of recent increases by Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), the source of Blaine power...

Comings and goings at WRSS chamber

This Friday is the deadline for submitting resumes for the position of manager of the White Rock-South Surrey (WRSS) chamber of Commerce. Resumes are due...

News in Brief

BCBP seizes $3 million in marijuana The bureau of customs and border protection (BCBP) inspectors seized 635 pounds of marijuana during a routine examination...

Blessing of the Fleet ceremony on Sunday

The annual Blessing of the Fleet will be held on Sunday, May 4 at 1 p.m. at the Sawtooth Dock, Blaine Harbor. The public is invited to attend this ceremony...

Blessing of the Fleet

Many in the community gathered at the Sawtooth Dock on Sunday to remember those lost at sea during the annual Blessing of the Fleet.

Over 400 attend second Shuckin�

About 400 people, half of the expected turnout, attended last Saturday�s Shuckin� on the Spit, an event held to raise awareness and funds to clean up Drayton...


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