Thu, Jul 18, 2002 

 

Trillium proposes new Drayton Harbor development

Semiahmoo residents may see a new burst of development north of Drayton Harbor Road, southeast of Drayton Cove, and northwest of Drayton Hillside phase...

Local criminal justice seeks federal dollars

Being on the border means big-time crime for the small communities in Whatcom County. Local law enforcement and courts handle a big city-sized volume of...

Thu, Jul 11, 2002 

 

New boat folks

Diamond Yacht Sales has been on the Blaine marina since 1995, but since April, it’s been full of new faces.Gary and Dallas Ramberg of Hermiston, OR...

Visiting musicians teach by example

Next week six professional jazz artists will do more than perform on their visit to Blaine. On July 18, 19 and 20th, Dan Goble, Ed Donohue, Hal Sherman...

BP plans draw fire from public

A bevy of heated questions filled the Blaine PAC Tuesday evening as nearly 100 concerned citizens turned out for the BP Cherry Point Cogeneration Project...

Learning boost

Early Childhood Opportunities Northwest, sponsor of Head Start and Early Childhood Education and Assistance programs in Whatcom County, is accepting applications...

Local land on the auction block

Friday seems to be the day for Blaine foreclosures. Property owned by two prominent local developers will be on the block on the steps of the county courthouse...

NWFRS has a happy birthday

The North Whatcom Fire and Rescue Services (NWFRS) board of directors, under a celebratory reader board proclaiming “Happy 1st Anniversary NWFRS,&...

State limits PSE electric rates

As of July 1, Puget Sound Energy (PSE) customers may start to see a decrease in their electric bills. The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission...

A string of musical delicacies

The curtain goes up on the third Pacific Arts Association (PAA) season next week and it promises to be even more successful than past years. The star-studded...

Council to put tax hike for streets to the voters

Blaine city council is ready to ask voters if they’ll pay more taxes to keep city streets from falling apart. “One more time we’re upping...

WTA buses will link Discovery Days and Artrain

Blaine and Birch Bay will get their summer bus link back for one weekend connecting the Artrain and international sculpture exhibition in Blaine with the...

Thu, Jul 4, 2002 

 

Book buddies

Blaine will be one of five Whatcom County Libraries to launch the internationally celebrated Book Buddies program this July.The program is intended to ...

This art train is bound for Blaine

To see the awe-inspiring moonscape of Man’s First Step On the Moon, by Norman Rockwell, the famed Andy Warhol silkscreen of Buzz Aldrin, Moonwalk ...

NEXUS tweaking should speed up enrollment process

In their first two weeks of operation the NEXUS enrollment center at Pacific Highway processed just over 600 applications, a rate below initial estimates...

Police request federal radio bailout

Police chiefs from Whatcom County border communities met with U.S. congressman Rick Larsen during his recent visit to Blaine, asking for his help in keeping...

Thu, Jun 27, 2002 

 

Pop the bubbly!

To celebrate the National holidays of Canada and the United States of America, the White Rock-South Surrey and the Blaine Community Chambers of Commerce...

Good work – now get a job!

Students from The Northern Light’s circulation area will graduate from the University of Washington this June.In alphabetical order, they are:Susan...

Paint the night red, white and blue

An expanded fourth of July celebration in Blaine this year is drawing on the resources and energy of a number of community groups to offer more than a ...

Committees formed to build Blaine’s tourist appeal

Blaine city staff didn’t have many action items to bring before city council, but did announce the birth of a bundle of new planning efforts.City ...

NEXUS opens to enrollment jam

The NEXUS program officially lifted off this week, but more like an overloaded Airbus than the Concorde. Burdened with 30,000 applications only three weeks...

Thu, Jun 20, 2002 

 

Red tide shuts down clammers

County health officials have issued red tide warnings for Birch Bay and Drayton Harbor, cautioning that local shellfish have high enough toxin levels to...

Eatin' at the dock of the bay...

Fingers are flyin’ at the Dock of the Bay restaurant, recently opened at the old Birch Bay Healing Arts location on Birch Bay Drive. The restaurant...

Stephani’s serves up all tastes

Combining location and menu, Stephani’s Restaurant opened at the Birch Bay golf course in early June. Stephani Smith and her husband Eric moved to...

Gallery sells art that comes alive

A new business is open in Birch Bay and its owner Gary Marley hopes people find The Bay Gallery and Mercantile a fun place to come and shop. Since Marley...

Outlet mall changes hands

When driving along I-5, the Peace Arch Factory Outlet Mall in Custer may seem more visible than usual. That’s because the southern most three-fourths...

More than one way to learn

Some students go because they have to, some go because they want to, but whatever the reason they end up there, students at Timber Ridge High School have...


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