Thu, Jan 24, 2002 

 

Police snag internet sex predator

A Blaine 13-year-old could have been one of dozens of young girls whose sexually explicit pictures were seized from the computer of a 72-year-old Santa...

Thu, Jan 17, 2002 

 

2001 IN REVIEW

Washington Legislature

Rasar resigns

Blaine head football coach Jim Rasar has announced his intention to resign. His resignation should be finalized January 28 at a school board meeting.Rasar...

Birch Bay boat launch hearing set

The Birch Bay Steering Committee, faced with losing the state park’s boat launch over a shoreline development permit squabble between Birch Bay State...

Council starts new year with development fee overhaul

Blaine city council tackled a packed agenda at their first meeting of 2002, starting with a little musical chairs. New council member Bruce Wolf was sworn...

Larsen taps into border realities

When the first Point Roberts students boarded the school bus before dawn last Thursday, they found some seats already taken. U.S. Representative Rick Larsen...

Thu, Jan 10, 2002 

 

Senate's elves

Senator Georgia Gardner is inviting Whatcom County teens to be a part of state government this year.The senator still has positions open for legislative...

INSIDE

Webheads, head to the woods

Standing tall...

Standing Tall, the Peace Arch Anthem by local musician and arts booster Christina Alexander, is now available on compact disc. With the help of volunteers...

2001 IN REVIEW

Blaine School District

Bitten by the fire bug...

Lindsay McDonald of Semiahmoo is the first “firefighter of the month” selected. by The North Whatcom Fire & Rescue Service (NWFRS), which...

Fire service OKs new contract

When the directors of the North Whatcom Fire and Rescue Service (NWFRS) met in Point Roberts last Thursday, they left the development phase and turned ...

Drop in donations put chill in heating aid programs

Local programs aimed at keeping home fires burning are feeling the pinch this winter, which could mean some local families won’t have the help they...

Staff cuts, long lines at borders for the holidays

Security at local borders remains high, but staff inspecting traffic as it enters the United States has dwindled by 15 percent – at least for now....

Thu, Jan 3, 2002 

 

INSIDE

Two more years for Drayton sewers

2001 IN REVIEWWashington State SenateBy Senator Georgia Gardner

The 2001 legislative session was a very difficult one, but very successful for me personally as I was able to pass a large number of bills.The issues over...

Got blood?

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

School offering snow programs

The Blaine school district ski/snowboard program is looking forward to a great 2002 ski season. The district is excited to offer this program in conjunction...

New road proposed for Birch Bay

The Birch Bay Steering Committee proposed a new connector running west from Blaine Road to public parking lots just east of Birch Bay Drive at its December...

2001:The Year In Review

Once again, it’s time to look back at the year just concluded and consider the events that shaped the year and our lives in the year 2001.

State appeals county boat launch decision

The state parks department is appealing a county decision to deny non-conforming use status to a boat launch at the south end of Birch Bay State Park, ...

Thu, Dec 20, 2001 

 

Blaine teachers get top marks

Two of Blaine high school teachers have reached the highest level of teaching you can get – national certification. The certification is given by ...

Doing a good turn daily

Local cub scouts spent the fall selling popcorn and this month they sent the money where they thought it was most needed – to the Red Cross to help...

Wind and rain storm pummels local communities

Winds and heavy rain pummeled Blaine and Birch Bay over the weekend, leaving downed power lines and crumbling streets in their wake. National weather service...

Get into the swim of things, 2002-style

This year’s polar bear swim has an added bonus that might get even the most shivery into the water – hot tubs. For a donation to the Blaine Boys...

Thu, Dec 13, 2001 

 

INSIDE

Two more years for Drayton sewers

Local resident dies suddenly

A local man died behind the wheel and crashed into a vacant storefront at the Blaine International Center on Monday.Officers responded to the accident ...


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