Thu, Jul 18, 2002 

 

Sail away...

Whatcom County Parks and Recreation is now offering sailing camps in Lakewood for children ages 11 to 17. Beginning, intermediate, and racing classes are...

Blaine’s own Steamboat Willie

If you’ve been hearing a steam whistle when you’ve been driving down Peace Portal, rest easy. Amtrak’s current budget woes haven’t ...

BP recognized as national leader in safety

The BP Cherry Point Refinery has been recognized as one of the safest refineries in the U.S. In May the National Petroleum Refiners Association gave the...

Trillium cash boost for dock

$137,000 appeared, as if by a miracle, on the eve of the evaporation of funds Drayton Harbor Maritime (DHM) requested for a dock renovation project at ...

Kudos!

New Dean’s Lists are out, and Blaine graduates are on them. From Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio, Isaac P. Gilman, senior English major made the list...

Help out...

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

A cultural experience at home

Pacific Intercultural Exchange (PIE) is looking for Blaine area host families to welcome foreign high school students into their homes. The students, scheduled...

Blaine pageant rides again

The box of jumbled and dusty trophies dumped on her living room floor summed up the state of the Miss Blaine Ambassador Program for Shonna Ryan. Gone were...

Come on in, water’s fine

Good news for Blaine and Birch Bay residents: it’s not something in the water. The city’s 2001 annual drinking water quality report came back...

Grocery limitations added to NEXUS

As membership numbers in the NEXUS program creep up, so does the number of rules for the new program. The participant’s guide distributed to new participants...

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...


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