Thu, Jun 21, 2001 

 

Plover to the rescue

Richard Sturgill, captain of the Plover foot ferry had an exciting first weekend running the passenger ferry between Semiahmoo and Blaine marina. Not only...

City hires new lawyers

Blaine city council voted unanimously to replace the law firm that has represented the city for more than a decade. After reviewing applications from two...

Boblett light top road priority

Blaine’s top transportation priority for the next five years is putting a stoplight at the intersection of Boblett Road and state route 543, where...

Skywater opens season of fun

This week will end with the summer solstice: the longest day of the year, the lowest tides and celebrations of the golden days of summer. From parades ...

Electricity rate hike tied intoconservation deal

Despite serious misgivings that the Bonneville Power Administration was locking the city into a rate increase, city council directed city manager Gary ...

Funding for regional sewer unlikely in 2002

“The message we heard wasn’t no way, but it was close,” said city manager Gary Tomsic, reporting back to city council after a trip to Washington...

Thu, Jun 14, 2001 

 

Music classes

This summer the Blaine school district will be able to offer an exciting new music experience using a technology-assisted program.

Concert series swells the PAC

The Pacific Arts Association (PAA) is bringing a world of art to Blaine this year.

State keeping a lid on local crab

Folks who are used to crabbing all year-round might be a little surprised they won’t be able to drop their traps until mid-August this year. Washington...

Fireworks fundraising blasts off

“All of a sudden people are getting on the bandwagon. We will have our fireworks,” said chamber of commerce president Pam Christianson after ...

Boardwalk design going public

by Meg Olson

Birch Bay committee moves towards land use plan

Consultant Mart Kask projects that by 2020, Birch Bay’s population will more than double, increasing to at least 11,000 residents. But because many...

Noted aviators killed in crash

A plane flying from Point Roberts to Everett last Sunday crashed into a field near Point Whitehorn, killing both men in the small two-seater, Jerry “...

Thu, Jun 7, 2001 

 

Fireworks need donations

The Blaine chamber of commerce is hosting a community-wide garage sale this weekend to raise money for the Fourth of July fireworks. The sale, which will...

Invitation to a bookish summer

Whatcom County Library System (WCLS) doesn’t want teens to spend this summer forgetting what they learned this year at school. So for the third year...

Blaine grads: the next step

Blaine alumnus Ryan Kuttel is the Western Washington University outstanding student in history for 2001.

BP gives tech bucks to school

Blaine school district is receiving $100,000 from BP for technology training, including the purchase of laptop computers for home usage by low-income students...

Gearing up for summer fun

Organizers of Harborfest, Blaine’s summer-long party, are working to draw a record number of community members into the celebration. “Parade ...

2001: An Odyssey in Excellence

A Message to Graduates from Dr. Gordon Dolman,Blaine School District Superintendent

Art explosion rocks Blaine

When Joseph Drayton, a civilian artist on Charles Wilkes’ voyage to chart the northwest in 1838, sailed into the harbor that would come to bear his...

Vice-principal leaves high school

by Kenneth Cunningham

Planners finalizing new sign rules for Blaine

Blaine planning commissioners hope to get their final licks in on the city’s revised sign ordinance, sending it on to city council for final approval...

Volunteer treasurer facing theft charges

Theft charges are pending against a former Blaine resident accused of stealing money from the organizations she gave her time to.

Thu, May 31, 2001 

 

Boats need new tabs too!

The weather’s getting warmer and boating season is just around the corner, so that must mean it’s time to renew your tabs.

Destination: Blaine airport

Blaine airport hosted the third annual Antique Aircraft Fly-in on May 26. The event was pushed back a week in hopes of getting better weather than last...

Grad 2001: Recognizes excellence

Blaine High School held its annual Recognition Night on May 22, 2001. The following awards and scholarships were given.

Hit theater program rides again

Summer Theater Program director Erin Walcon is looking for a few budding Brandos, Oliviers and Hepburns to stage a couple of plays this summer.


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