News http://allpointbulletin.com/news News RSS Feed Art commissioned for Baker Field restrooms http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-31_art_commissioned_for_baker_field_restrooms The Point Roberts parks district is looking for local artists to spruce up the restrooms at Baker Field. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-31_art_commissioned_for_baker_field_restrooms Pick a bushel of blackberries http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-31_pick_a_bushel_of_blackberries Blackberry season is off to an early and especially bountiful start this year. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-31_pick_a_bushel_of_blackberries Hearing set for radio towers http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-31_hearing_set_for_radio_towers Whatcom County has set the date for the proposed radio tower array at the corner of Tyee Drive and Mackenzie Way to be before the county hearing examiner. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-31_hearing_set_for_radio_towers Tsunami awareness important for Point Roberts dwellers http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-31_tsunami_awareness_important_for_point_roberts_dwellers The thought that the Northwest is free from substantial earthquake activity is no longer an acceptable mindset. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-31_tsunami_awareness_important_for_point_roberts_dwellers Suzan DelBene to meet the public in Point Roberts http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-31_suzan_delbene_to_meet_the_public_in_point_roberts Congresswoman Suzan DelBene will be visiting Point Roberts on Monday, August 11. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-31_suzan_delbene_to_meet_the_public_in_point_roberts CBP advises early travel for B.C. Day holiday weekend http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-31_cbp_advises_early_travel_for_b_c__day_holiday_weekend U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is reminding travelers planning trips across the border this holiday weekend into the United States to plan ahead and to anticipate increased traffic volumes during the celebration of British Columbia's B.C. Day holiday weekend. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-31_cbp_advises_early_travel_for_b_c__day_holiday_weekend CBP hiring 2,000 new employees nationwide http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-31_cbp_hiring_2_000_new_employees_nationwide The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will be adding an additional 2,000 officer positions to their land, air and seaports around the country. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-31_cbp_hiring_2_000_new_employees_nationwide Arts & music festival set for August 2-3 http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-25_arts___music_festival_set_for_august_2_3 The Point Roberts Arts and Music Festival will go ahead this year, reconfigured to accommodate the failing southeastern portion of the Lighthouse Marine Park boardwalk, which the county parks department has closed off due to safety concerns. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-25_arts___music_festival_set_for_august_2_3 County council approves scenic loop for Point http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-25_county_council_approves_scenic_loop_for_point_ Whatcom County Council has enthusiastically approved a proposed scenic loop for Point Roberts. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-25_county_council_approves_scenic_loop_for_point_ The summer of '56: Three months of hard work, beautiful weather and a little adventure http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-25_the_summer_of__56__three_months_of_hard_work__beautiful_weather_and_a_little_adventure Graduation day for me was June 1, 1956. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-25_the_summer_of__56__three_months_of_hard_work__beautiful_weather_and_a_little_adventure Character plan committee to expand http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-25_character_plan_committee_to_expand The Point Roberts Community Advisory Committee (PRCAC) will continue to accept applications to fill a vacant spot on the board in a bid to get wider community involvement. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-25_character_plan_committee_to_expand DelBene gets results at border http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-25_delbene_gets_results_at_border Congresswoman Suzan DelBene has asked the Department of Homeland Security to take steps to cut back wait times at Whatcom County ports of entry, especially Point Roberts. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-25_delbene_gets_results_at_border Food bank looking for space http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-25_food_bank_looking_for_space On Wednesday mornings at 6 a.m., Henry Rosenthal is in Tsawwassen, picking up bread from one of the local supermarkets that donates to the Point Roberts Food Bank. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-25_food_bank_looking_for_space Too hot to hurry http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-25_too_hot_to_hurry Slow down and enjoy summer. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-25_too_hot_to_hurry Local writer publishes first novel http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-25_local_writer_publishes_first_novel Long time resident Margot Griffiths has recently had her first novel "Angel Hair" published. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-25_local_writer_publishes_first_novel New UPS center to open in fall http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-25_new_ups_center_to_open_in_fall_ A new franchise of The UPS Store is scheduled to open across from the post office in time for this year's Christmas rush. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-25_new_ups_center_to_open_in_fall_ 4th of July 2014, Point-style http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-25_4th_of_july_2014__point_style A great fourth on the Point http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-25_4th_of_july_2014__point_style Point Roberts Garden Tour http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-25_point_roberts_garden_tour The 2014 Point Roberts Garden Tour had something for everyone. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-25_point_roberts_garden_tour Together In Unity? Here? In Point Roberts? http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-25_together_in_unity__here__in_point_roberts_ Fire district commissioners have given chief Christopher Carleton the seal of approval at his annual review and the chief has again turned down a raise. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-25_together_in_unity__here__in_point_roberts_ Raising funds for firefighter scholarships http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-25_raising_funds_for_firefighter_scholarships The Point Roberts Volunteer Firefighter's Association raised $1,000 through two carwashes in July. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-25_raising_funds_for_firefighter_scholarships