Thu, Dec 9, 2010 

 

Buys beats Linville in final recount

Lynden business owner and Republican Vincent Buys has officially captured the second representative position for Washington’s 42nd legislative district, winning the contest by 149 votes.

American Idol star to perform at Blaine PAC

Blaine high school’s wind ensemble could get an unexpected boost in their fundraising efforts this year after they garnered a special performance by American Idol star Timothy Urban.

Who’s that Santa?

The Birch Bay and Blaine chambers of commerce are sponsoring another fun giveaway this holiday season in their “Match the Santa” contest.

Senior center to host all-you-can-eat spaghetti night

The Blaine Senior Center will host an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Friday, December 10, at 763 G Street in Blaine.

Blaine Holiday Harbor Lights Festival

Blaine Holiday Harbor Lights Festival

Habitat For Humanity to host home store grand opening

The Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom County Store will host a grand opening event on Saturday, December 11, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Hotline offers answers for stormwater problems

A new stormwater reporting hotline is now available for the Birch Bay Watershed. Birch Bay residents can call 360/715-7460 with any questions or problems regarding stormwater drainage, erosion or water quality.

Loomis Hall Holiday Party

Loomis Hall Gallery has scheduled their annual holiday party from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, December 10.

Angel Tree gives local children Christmas gifts

A local program to donate gifts to low-income children is still seeking donations of gifts and cash to help reach their goal this month.

Blaine ICE official under under investigation

A Blaine Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) official is under internal investigation after misconduct allegations arose from his work on an international sexual abuse case in California in 2008 and 2009.

Church celebrates 100th anniversary

On December 17, 1910, the Blaine Congregational Church, located at 885 4th Street, was dedicated by a group of about 75 church members.

Whatcom County rezones 800 acres in Birch Bay

Whatcom County Council has decided to rezone approximately 800 acres in Birch Bay to allow more houses per acre.

Wed, Dec 1, 2010 

 

Center offers a winter wilderness escape

Those looking for a cure for cabin fever this winter need to look no further than their own backyard wilderness.

Man escapes abduction attempt near Birch Bay

A man was able to escape from would-be kidnappers last weekend by fleeing from their car at a gas station near Birch Bay Square.

Viva Pharmaceuticals gears up for construction

A large Canadian pharmaceutical company is gearing up for the construction of a planned $40 million manufacturing facility in Blaine.

Snowbird

A male Oregon Junco perches outside the home of Semiahmoo resident David Riffle.

Wineries celebrate season with events

Those who would like to sample local cheese, chocolate and wine will want to check out a collaborative holiday open house featuring six local wineries this weekend.

A season for sharing...

Andrew Craft, 15, of Birch Bay, shot this buck while hunting with his grandfather Steve Moore in Colorado early in November.

December to feature concerts, dance and film

December events

Annual Giving Tree program still in need of gifts

Stafholt Good Samaritan Center’s annual Giving Tree program is still in need of donors to provide gifts to children of low-income families.

Blaine's Holiday Harbor Lights

Holiday event listing

Public comment sought on Birch Bay rate hikes

Birch Bay residents will get the chance to make their voices heard at the next Birch Bay Water and Sewer District Board of Commissioners meeting when the board discusses proposed water and sewer rate changes.

Tue, Nov 23, 2010 

 

Blaine holiday harbor lights festival begins Dec. 3

Those looking for a way to celebrate the holidays with community will want to check out the Holiday Harbor Lights festival December 3 and 4 as Blaine’s downtown fills with activities.

Birch Bay study calls for better connectivity

The $20,000 tourism study conducted on Birch Bay is done, and consultants recommended a range of suggestions, including traffic changes.

Council rejects property tax, reduces sewer rate hike

Blaine property owners no longer have to worry about their city property tax bill growing but their sewer rates will still increase.

NOEL concert returns to Blaine

Those looking for a way to celebrate the season with poetry, music and song will want to attend this year’s NOEL concert at the Blaine performing arts center.

Local raptor

A red-tailed hawk soars over Drayton Harbor on the hunt.


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