Thu, Oct 4, 2001 

 

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...

You can help disaster victims!

A Penny Drive has been established to help the families of New York firefighters, EMS and rescue workers. If you have pennies you would like to donate ...

Local border funds sought from feds

Representatives from International Mobility and Trade Corridor (IMTC), led by the Whatcom County Council of Governments (COG) project were in Washington...

WASL scores: good news, bad news

Recently released state standardized test scores show many Blaine students are still struggling with the basics, but schools are making some progress bringing...

Officals reluctant to impose fee schedule

“I’m just not ready to move on this yet,” said city council member Ken Ely, as city council weighed a proposed new business license fee ...

Border woes impact local businesses

“First of all, write to Congressman Larson and Senators Cantwell and Murray and let them know that we need more border people immediately,” said...

Thu, Sep 20, 2001 

 

High school reacts to attack

“I was quite shocked. I feel very sad for the people who died. It was like a bad Hollywood movie.” said German exchange student Roman Hiergeist...

State cleans up city entrances

The Washington state department of transportation (DOT) is working to make coming and going from Blaine a more aesthetically pleasing experience. “...

Flags are a hot commodity

As Old Glory was unfurled from businesses and homes across the country following last week’s attacks, Blaine city clerk Shirley Thorsteinson joined...

Birch Bay planning continuesBy Meg Olson

The Birch Bay community planning process is getting rolling again with a series of neighborhood meetings over the next two months to start hanging policies...

Got time?

The Regional Long Term Care Ombudsman program has set the date and location for the next volunteer training, and is urging individuals in Whatcom, Skagit...

Yes to bond, no to mayor

With two hot issues on the primary ballot, Blaine voters turned out in record numbers, giving an emphatic yes to a new fire station and an emphatic no ...

Larsen, Cantwell pledge support for beefier border

“The world changed on September 11. It changed our lives immensely and things may be changed forever, but that doesn’t mean we stop,” said...

Hundreds gather to grieve and remember

“These dark events moved us in ways that left us not knowing how to express ourselves,” said John Kageorge of White Rock. “It seemed logical...

Thu, Sep 13, 2001 

 

Pro & Con

Two years ago, you, the voters, said you wanted to stay with our present form of government. You made the right decision! Blaine has made progress in many...

Does Blaine need a change?

On September 18 Blaine voters go to the polls to decide on the future of Blaine’s city manager system of government. This week, The Northern Light...

Voters to decide on fire station $

Most anyone who lives in Blaine has heard some mention of the bond for the new fire station. Although it has not yet been voted on, the fire department...

Absentee ballots available from county

Absentee ballots are available in the auditor’s office from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday for registered voters and Saturday, September...

Prayers for victims, peace

September 11 was a day that indelibly marked lives around the world. A little over 200 people in Blaine chose to close it by attending a community prayer...


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