Thu, Jan 3, 2002 

 

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 

 

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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 ...

NEXUS gets the green light

Top federal officials from the U.S. and Canada signed an agreement Tuesday to fast-track expansion of NEXUS and other programs to speed the flow of traffic...

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 ...

A medieval holiday spectacle

Christmas goes back in time and graces Blaine with medievally clad, award-winning musical performances as The Pacific Arts Foundation welcomes Winter Harp...

City council adopts leash law

A leash law for Blaine scampered through city council this week despite some council concern that the current law, which allows dogs off-leash if their...

Congress comes to Blaine for local view on border

More of everything was the theme of this week’s congressional field hearing on border issues. To balance more security with economic demands for more...

Semiahmoo remains return to resting place

Lummi tribal members, assisted by friends and relatives from other Coast Salish tribes from Puget Sound and B.C., began re-burying the remains of their...

Thu, Dec 6, 2001 

 

Here comes Santa Claus...

One of a kind“A gift of art lasts a lifetime,” said Richard Kukan at the Blaine Art Center on Peace Portal Drive. “It’s special, personal...

A holiday season potpourri...

If you want to hear some Christmas music this year you are in luck. The Blaine high school and middle school are doing their part to make this holiday ...

Border hearing set for Blaine

At a congressional hearing Monday in Blaine ears from the nation’s capital will hear local border woes and look for solutions.Congressman Rick Larsen...

Gardner optimistic about ferry

State senator Georgia Gardner has been on a not-so-secret mission for the last five years and she’s claiming to have won a decisive battle. “...

Group gets ready for next big issue

The Birch Bay Steering Committee refined their land use and transportation drafts at their regular meeting held November 28 at Birch Bay Leisure Park, ...

National guard impact on border waits remain unclear

U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft announced Sunday that 419 National Guard soldiers will be mobilized to man the northern border. With details still ...

Shopping local: board awards bid to Colacurcio

The Blaine school board, in a special noon meeting last Friday, November 30, chose Blaine’s Colacurcio Brothers Construction Company over seven other...

Thu, Nov 29, 2001 

 

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Student show at art center

The Blaine Art Center at 481 Peace Portal Drive is showing work from students in Brian Smith’s advance placement art class daily from 11 a.m. until...

Council revises business fee structure

At their November 26 meeting city council approved revisions to the city’s business license fees and application process designed to make the process...

Funding frozen for historic warf

Garry Schalliol of the Washington State Historical Society (WSHS) joined Richard Sturgill of Drayton Harbor Maritime and Robert Libolt of Trillium on November...

New breakwater gets the go-ahead

After almost two years on hold, the Blaine breakwater replacement project is set to begin in April.“We now have all the permits in hand to do the ...

Commuter lane program fast-tracked but in future

While momentum seems to be building to reestablish commuter lanes (DCLs) at local borders, there is still no timeline to get the lanes open.“I think...


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