Thu, Sep 12, 2002 

 

Good news from latest state school test scores

“District-wide we’re up all the way across,” said Blaine elementary school principal and school district Deb Cummings after getting her ...

Auction the seed of business fair?

Blaine city manager Gary Tomsic will be trying out his new auctioneer’s talents at an outdoor auction designed to raise funds for downtown beautification...

Thu, Sep 5, 2002 

 

There is such a thing as a free tree

Ten free trees will be given to each person who joins The National Arbor Day Foundation during September 2002.The free trees are part of the nonprofit ...

GARDEN GUIDE

Fall pruning tips

Blaine remembers 9/11 attacks

On September 11 Blaine will join in a national day of remembrance with celebrations at the Peace Arch and Blaine Marine Park.A memorial service organized...

Balmer honored for winkling out bad telemarketers

Blaine police officer Doug Balmer has drawn international acclaim for his skills helping nail fraudulent telemarketers who prey on the elderly. At an August...

Missing boy found with mother

A colossal search for a five-year-old Blaine boy who disappeared from his bed on Friday morning ended with a collective sigh of relief when the child was...

Birch Bay plan will get last tweaks at final meeting

After thinking their work was done last April, the Birch Bay Steering Committee (BBSC) found it still had work to do after hearing initial reactions to...

INS undertakes full review of NEXUS system

The Immigration and Naturalization Service is giving NEXUS its 60-day check up and considering an overhaul on policies and hours of operation. “We...

Thu, Aug 29, 2002 

 

School supplies needed

The first day of school is a big day, and it comes with a big list: pencils, erasers, glue sticks, color markers, notebooks, paper and, Kleenex. The family...

Blackberry House changes hands

On Friday afternoon Marsha and Charlie Hawkins will pack up their church pews and their recipes and lock the door to Blackberry House for the last time...

Volunteer blood screeners needed

Puget Sound Blood Center seeks volunteers to help at mobile blood drives and at donation centers.Volunteer opportunities include registering people before...

A healthy alternative...

Their grand opening won’t be until September, but already Health Education Associates (HEA) has been up and running for a year. Owners Robbie Waldo...

Get away, stay close

Silver Lake Park is billed as a county park, but it looks and feels like a lakeside resort that just time-warped itself out of August 1956. Mom and dad...

Hays heads off

After three years holding the reins for Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) inspections in the Seattle District, assistant district director Ron...

And another one bites the dust

Last week two of the city’s D Street giants came down, making Blaine a little more mysterious, and city director of community and economic development...

Only money needed now

It’s finally happening. After years of “there’s nothing to do in Blaine,” the skatepark so long discussed by city youth is within reach...

Ambassador Melissa Galbraith definitely has a nice ring to it...

Look out Luke Ridnour. Blaine’s got another basketball talent, just back from the People to People Sports Ambassadors trip to New Zealand and Australia...

Your chance to view a bit of ‘rock ’n roll’ history

Birch Bay Village Clubs is offering a visit with a piece of rock and roll history to raise money for a bigger clubhouse.The association has organized a...

And ever so often, there’s some good news...

Blaine City Council voted unanimously to accept a pleasant surprise. At their August 26 meeting assistant public works director Steve Banham presented ...

Peace Arch radio heads?

Radio listeners who start their day with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s show the Early Edition will all be tuning into the Peace Arch next...

Local hauler requests hefty increase in garbage rates

The local garbage hauler has applied to the state for a 13 percent increase after ten years of static rates.“The rates are set by cost- accounting...

Symbol of healing to travel cross-country

Last week with songs, drumming, dancing and prayer, members of the Lummi Tribe prepared three totems for different yet similar missions. One will travel...

Thu, Aug 22, 2002 

 

Twenty years of great food

Next weekend a Blaine waterfront landmark will celebrate 20 years of dishing out legendary fish and chips and darned good coffee.Pat and Joe Slevin bought...

World leaders keep trickling in...

The Morales family watches the news together. For Christian, 8, and Jacob, 9, the world and the news coming out of it is a little closer to home since ...

Getting ready for the new year

Today there are backhoes in the middle school, carpet piled high in the high school library, the skeleton of a new primary school pod has just begun to...

Street levy meeting fails to pack ’em in

At the first community meeting on the proposed street levy, city staff, elected representatives and members of the street committee outnumbered interested...


Older Articles: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277

Subscribe to the News RSS Feed