Fri, Sep 23, 2011 


Blaine City Council will consider making Blaine a Let's Move! city

Blaine could soon become a part of a national campaign to improve community health and fitness if the city council approves a resolution at Monday's meeting declaring Blaine a Let's Move! city.

Thu, Sep 22, 2011 


County edges toward rezoning east Birch Bay land for third time

Ninety-two acres of land in east Birch Bay could be rezoned if an ordinance the Whatcom County Council is expected to introduce this Tuesday gets approved at the first council meeting in October.

Tue, Sep 20, 2011 


National Weather Service will test tsunami warning system

Blaine residents may here the eerie wail of the west coast tsunami warning system tomorrow, Wednesday, September 21, but it will most likely just be a test.

Blaine planning commission meeting will discuss downtown design guidelines

Blaine planning staff will present a report to the planning commission this Thursday exploring how the city's downtown design guidelines could be altered to streamline the building design approval process.

Mon, Sep 19, 2011 


County narrowly approves money for Dakota Creek bridge seismic design work

Whatcom County Public Works now has the go-ahead to pay for the design of seismic improvements to a bridge spanning Dakota Creek just south of Blaine after a Whatcom County Council vote last Tuesday.

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