Wed, Aug 31, 2011 

 

State test scores show improvement across most Blaine schools

Recently released state test scores paint a generally positive picture of Blaine’s schools, though the Blaine school district as a whole failed to meet federal standards in reading established by the No Child Left Behind Act.

Tue, Aug 30, 2011 

 

Newly improved H Street sees increase in speeding violations

Blaine police have seen an increase in H Street resident complaints about cars and trucks speeding on H Street and are stepping up patrols in the area to try to combat the problem.

Thu, Aug 25, 2011 

 

Peace Arch State Park to host meeting on tree restoration

Washington state parks officials are planning to replace a row of trees that once lined the Peace Arch State Park's border with Canada, and they want the public's opinion on it.

Tue, Aug 23, 2011 

 

Blaine city staff explore final purchase of Banner Bank building

A little more than a month into the agreement that gives the city of Blaine six months to consider the purchase of the Banner Bank building, city officials are in the process of determining what changes would need to be made to make the building fit the city’s needs.

Mon, Aug 22, 2011 

 

City of Blaine will soon face state audit

The City of Blaine has a released an email from the Washington State Auditor's Office notifying city officials that the state auditor is about to commence an audit of the city for the 2010 fiscal year, which will end August 31.


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