Thu, Apr 26, 2001 

 

It was a quiet riot...

Vancouver musician Wikham Porteous wrote a new song for the rally at the Peace Arch last weekend. “The shoes that you’re wearing are made of ...

Thu, Apr 19, 2001 

 

Local students top honors lists

Blaine students Al Rizwan Ali, Tasha Michele Kiemel and Guy Kristjan Smith have been named to the Dean’s List at the University of Washington for ...

Swinging into summer

Once again, music is in the air at Resort Semiahmoo.

Closing in on Close-up show

If you feel it’s time for your star to be born, shine up those tap shoes and warm up those pipes; it’s Close-up talent show time again!

Flute pipes sounds of therapy

As you approach the simple wooden cottage outside Birch Bay, you can hear the melodic emanations from within, the birdlike sounds muffled by the rustic...

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.

County reviews pit proposal

Four miles outside Blaine on H Street Road, an almost bare 61-acre tract awaits its fate.

Blaine city light offers coupons for energy saving bulbs

Blaine residents can expect a nice surprise with their next utility bill.

Feds bare all at info and job fair

While demonstrators at the Peace Arch this weekend protest free trade throughout the Americas, representatives from border agencies will be explaining ...

Land trust offers nature tours

Each month for the next six months, excluding July, Whatcom Land Trust will sponsor a tour of property conserved by the land trust, visiting public parks...

Jorgensen to teach local fishing secrets

Jim Jorgensen has a fish story or two he’d like to share with local sport fishers.

Peace Arch rally this weekend

As law enforcement agencies prepare for the April 21 rally against the Free Trade Agreement of the Americas (FTAA), its organizers have been busy assembling...

Tide turning on manufactured homes?

Public testimony on proposed manufactured homes regulations wrapped up on a different note than when the hearing began. The planning commission public ...

Birch Bay chamber gets Discovery Days back on track

New leadership at the Birch Bay Chamber of Commerce has assured that little yellow ducks will be meandering down Terrell Creek and floats and people will...

Public asks for more tweaking on border designs

Citizens of Blaine and other communities packed the senior center last week to give the General Services Administration, the federal agency responsible...

Thu, Apr 12, 2001 

 

HOME IMPORVEMENT SECTION

Home care is a family affair

Olde English Faire may wait a year

Although Peace Arch Kiwanis will probably delay its Olde Englishe market until next summer, Kiwanis vice president Ruth Green said efforts to muster support...

Chamber struggles with fireworks funding

The Blaine Chamber of Commerce is looking for help to pay for its Fourth of July fireworks display.

Ambulances keep rolling with new deal

After six months of uncertainty about Medic One ambulance service in Whatcom County, county council has unanimously voted for a new plan to keep emergency...

Schugt chosen new Blaine mayor

To fill part of the hole left by Florida-bound John Hobberlin, Blaine’s City Council appointed Richard “Mike” Myers to the vacant seat.

Local lunch mecca serves its last

After four years as one of Blaine’s lunch hour social hubs, Annie’s Place is closing its doors.

Power prices may put Intalco workers on the street

The nation’s power crunch may be hitting more than 900 local aluminum workers very hard.

Blaine prepares for mammoth trade rally

At last Saturday’s town meeting to prepare for an upcoming demonstration at Peace Arch State Park, police chief Bill Elfo laid out the department&...

Thu, Apr 5, 2001 

 

Fifty years of service honored

Now approaching his 56th year of membership, Wilbur Clausen, now 89, finally received recognition for his first 50 years of service to the post during ...

Amtrak to stop in White Rock

Stop that train! State senator Georgia Gardner, D-Blaine, wants Amtrak and the city of Blaine to reconsider the city’s support of Amtrak’s decision...

Here come the Wobblies...

As many as 5,000 people from labor unions in Washington and B.C. may show up on Blaine’s doorstep April 21, and Blaine police want to be ready.

Council vacancy sparks interest of five

Five people want to fill the shoes of departing mayor John Hobberlin, and city council was more than willing to give them the third degree.


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