Thu, Oct 11, 2001 

 

This lady’s not so naughty and sounds very nice.

At first glance, “Naughty Ladies of the Night” would seem to be a bit of an ironic title to show in Blaine following the recent uproar over the...

Talk to the top...

President George W. Bush202/456-1414president@whitehouse.gov

Letters, resolutions, frame Blaine position on border, taxes

The message from Blaine city council to local citizens and businesses is pull together, support each other and keep the pressure on legislators. Two measures...

Watching local water quality

Blaine public works crews replaced a crumbled section of sewer line under Marine Drive last week and volunteers in the Drayton Harbor community oyster ...

Council asks for break at borders

Blaine city council has sent the following letter to the members of the Washington congressional delegation.On September 30, 2001, a large group of business...

Reverse 911 lets police call you

If you get a call from the cops telling you to pull the blinds, chances are it’s not a crank call from the kid down the street.Working with the Whatcom...

Ready to make your mark?

Blaine residents are being asked to change the face of the city in one day. Organizers of the city’s Make a Difference Day are hoping neighborhoods...

Birch Bay Plan

All meetings will be at Bay Horizon Park from 7 – 9:30 p.m.

District 13 mulls future aid plans

Fire district 13 sent an engine to fight fires for the state department of natural resources (DNR) last summer and as a result was paid over $11,000 for...

Tosco, Phillips merger is official

There’s a new sign over the gate but Tosco refinery manager Gary Goodman said that’s the biggest change the Cherry Point facility will see under...

Council gives tepid train support

Blaine city council gave unanimous but lukewarm endorsement to Senator Georgia Gardner’s drive to restore passenger rail service to Blaine. While ...

Fiber optics on the way to Blaine?

Broad band fiber optic internet, data and voice communications capability could arrive in Blaine as soon as next summer, according to Whatcom County Public...

Council OKs hike in lodging tax to build for tourism

“The events of history have kind of run us off the bridge but it’s important we bite the bullet and do it,” said city council member Ken...

Larsen asks INS to reopen tighter PACE

After visiting with Blaine and Point Roberts residents and business owners last week, U.S. Representative Rick Larsen is asking the Immigration and Naturalization...

Thu, Oct 4, 2001 

 

Eyes on the border...

Facing a trip across the big border? These sites may help you pick the best time to try.For southbound wait times at check out, www.customs.gov/news/sept11...

A good cuddle is good to find...

Cheryll Ryan’s annual teddy bear drive is expanding to bring comfort to victims of the recent terrorist attacks. Community members can purchase a ...

Pawn to King 4...

Student chess players of all abilities are invited to get in on the action in the Northwest Washington Scholastic Chess kickoff tournament, a warmup for...

Geographics quits in Blaine

One of Blaine’s biggest employers will be closing its doors in the spring, when Geographics Inc. shuts down its manufacturing division.“We haven...

A city of helping hands

Whether it is collecting money for the American Red Cross or handing out apple pie, Blaine community businesses and residents are doing their part to help...

Gardner draws big gun to Boblett

This weekend Senator Georgia Gardner continued her campaign to get a stoplight at the intersection of Boblett Street and SR543 by bringing the state’...

News bites...

The threat of another rate hike this year for Blaine City Light customers has been lifted. After reviewing their financial results for the third quarter...

Tomsic turns down Walla Walla

City manager Gary Tomsic was on the short list of candidates for the new city manager in Walla Walla, Washington. He didn’t get the job and, given...

Pipeline bucks for sewer fix?

Representative Doug Erickson and a group of his Republican peers in the state legislature toured the Birch Bay Water and Sewer District’s (BBWSD) ...

Local business leaders press Larsen for border relief

“We have to achieve a new balance between economy and security,” said U.S. representative Rick Larsen, meeting with Point Roberts and Blaine ...

BP predicts power plant would cut emissions

A recently completed study will point the way for BP to overcome hurdles to building a power plant at its Cherry Point site. “The document is almost...

Thu, Sep 27, 2001 

 

He's in the Air Force now

Last Thursday high school math teacher and U.S. Air Force reservist, Mike Rouse, was called into service by the air national guard. Rouse will be at McChord...

Council potpourri...

City council approved a new 6-year capital improvement plan for the city’s water system that maintains the existing system and prepares for increased...


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