Thu, Oct 25, 2001 

 

Gardner gets Boblett traffic signal

Blaine senator Georgia Gardner came to Blaine city council Monday night with some long-awaited good news. The Boblett Street truck route intersection is...

Community providing input for Birch Bay retail center

The Birch Bay Chamber of Commerce and community members gathered at the Semiahmoo fire station to hear and discuss plans and ideas for developing the 80,000...

Council approves proposed skate park

“Our council meeting tonight has been taken over,” commented Blaine mayor Dieter Schugt looking over a council chamber packed with Blaine young...

Thu, Oct 18, 2001 

 

Volunteers needed to cook turkey dinner for 50

Annie and Ed Magner are rallying volunteers to try and keep expanding what started as a family tradition. This year they hope to bring together Blaine ...

Improv troupe at local church

The University Players, a six-member drama troupe comprised of students from Seattle Pacific University, will perform Sunday, October 21, at 10:45 a.m....

Bad aim

On Saturday, October 13, a Blaine police officer encountered an 18-year-old Lynden man walking east on H Street carrying a 30-06 hunting rifle. Upon seeing...

Plover service poised to expand

The expanded Plover service proposal moves forward to state and federal review after the city planning commission agreed upon a few minor wording changes...

Youth center ready for business

Before Friday’s football game, the community is invited to The Blender youth center on Peace Portal Drive for a ribbon cutting to commemorate the ...

Voter info online

Information about candidates is available at the Whatcom County auditor’s office online general election voter’s guide at www.co.whatcom.wa.us...

Crabbing closed, but not quite

The state department of fish and wildlife (DFW) closed the local sport crab season October 15 when preliminary data suggested sport crabbers had already...

Fire district manages risks

Four years ago two volunteer firefighters died attempting a “confined space” rescue in the central Washington town of Zillah. When the legal ...

Planning is job one in 2002

Blaine’s community and economic development department has been awarded a $10,000 Growth Management Act grant to update the city’s comprehensive...

Cuts needed for a healthy budget

Blaine residents were invited but none came as Blaine city council began to plow through the city’s 2002 budget this week. A Monday night budget session...

Anthrax scare hits local phone booths

Blaine is getting caught up in the national anthrax anxiety. In the last week Blaine police have responded to three reports of white powders and suspicious...

More staff at borders could mean shorter lines

Local borders eased up a little this week as ten additional immigration and naturalization service (INS) inspectors were assigned to Washington state ports...

Thu, Oct 11, 2001 

 

Lions look for young artists

This year the Birch Bay Lions Club will submit two entries to the Lions International Peace Poster Contest. Local kids born between November 16, 1987 and...

Businesses marked for cleanup

Two local businesses have been added to the state’s toxic cleanup list, after a site assessment concluded cleanup efforts haven’t finished the...

Matching bigs with littles

Having fun is something Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) take seriously. “She is young, exciting and a joy to be with,” said Gina Ball of her ...

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...


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