News http://allpointbulletin.com/news News RSS Feed Artist Point open for the summer http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-17_artist_point_open_for_the_summer For the second straight year, State Route 542 to Artist Point opened July 1. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-17_artist_point_open_for_the_summer NEXUS enrollment center relocating http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-17_nexus_enrollment_center_relocating The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) are relocating their NEXUS enrollment center to Birch Bay Square. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-17_nexus_enrollment_center_relocating Hot weather causes burn bans statewide http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-17_hot_weather_causes_burn_bans_statewide With a heat wave rapidly increasing fire danger throughout the state, the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has expanded the burn ban from DNR-protected lands in eastern Washington to include those west of the Cascades. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-17_hot_weather_causes_burn_bans_statewide Locals, DelBene, lobby for longer NEXUS hours and get them! http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-10_locals__delbene__lobby_for_longer_nexus_hours_and_get_them_ Congresswoman Susan DelBene is asking 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/2014-07-10_locals__delbene__lobby_for_longer_nexus_hours_and_get_them_ UPS Store proposed for Point Roberts http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-10_the_ups_store_to_open_in_point_roberts 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/2014-07-10_the_ups_store_to_open_in_point_roberts Arts and Music Festival still on, so far http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-10_arts_and_music_festival_still_on__so_far Arts and Music Festival organizers and county parks staff are scrambling for another plan, with the poor condition of the boardwalk at Lighthouse Marine Park threatening to shut down this year's festival. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-10_arts_and_music_festival_still_on__so_far Point Roberts scenic loop approved http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-10_point_roberts_scenic_loop_approved Whatcom County Council has enthusiastically approved a proposed scenic loop for Point Roberts. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-10_point_roberts_scenic_loop_approved Lighthouse Marine Park pier delayed http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-03_lighthouse_marine_park_pier_delayed The fishing pier at Lighthouse Marine Park, originally scheduled to be replaced for this year's summer season, will have to wait another year. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-03_lighthouse_marine_park_pier_delayed Living it up on Canada Day http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-03_living_it_up_on_canada_day http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-03_living_it_up_on_canada_day Celebrate Independence Day on the Point http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-03_celebrate_independence_day_on_the_point July 4 celebrations in Point Roberts will kick off with a pancake breakfast at the community center from 8 to 11 a.m. hosted by the Point Roberts Emergency Preparedness committee. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-07-03_celebrate_independence_day_on_the_point Free hugs at the Community Market http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-06-26_free_hugs_at_the_community_market The Community Market on Gulf Road got off to a welcome start on Saturday, June 21. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-06-26_free_hugs_at_the_community_market Get ready for a great 4th of July! http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-06-26_get_ready_for_a_great_4th_of_july_ With greater involvement from local groups and businesses, this year's Fourth of July promises to be a doozy. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-06-26_get_ready_for_a_great_4th_of_july_ Fed up residents petition for longer NEXUS hours http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-06-26_fed_up_residents_petition_for_longer_nexus_hours A local resident's frustration with border lineups occurring after the U.S. NEXUS lane closes has apparently struck a nerve with other border crossers. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-06-26_fed_up_residents_petition_for_longer_nexus_hours Easy living at The Reef http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-06-26_easy_living_at_the_reef Summertime and the living is easy on the deck at The Reef tavern on Gulf Road. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-06-26_easy_living_at_the_reef Lotze appointed school board director http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-06-26_lotze_appointed_school_board_director The Blaine school district board of directors has named Joan Lotze to fill the open position representing director district 3, the seat left vacant by Susan Holmes' departure in April. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-06-26_lotze_appointed_school_board_director Battling backups at the border http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-06-26_battling_backups_at_the_border Tuesday, June 24: With the NEXUS lane into Point Roberts closed, a vehicle that joined the lineup at 8:12 p.m. didn't clear customs until 8:47; it took 35 minutes to go one block on a mid-week evening in June. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-06-26_battling_backups_at_the_border Parks board commits to funding http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-06-26_parks_board_commits_to_funding The local parks district, the county library system and the Friends of the Point Roberts Library (FOPRL) are renegotiating their mutual agreement to give the parks district a potential financial role in transforming Julius Fire Station into a new library for the Point. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-06-26_parks_board_commits_to_funding Scholarships offered for popular Camp Demigod summer camps http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-06-26_scholarships_offered_for_popular_camp_demigod_summer_camps Up to eight students may have the opportunity for a scholarship to Digivations' Camp Demigod. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-06-26_scholarships_offered_for_popular_camp_demigod_summer_camps Clean-up volunteers rewarded with a barbecue http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-06-26_clean_up_volunteers_rewarded_with_a_barbecue Volunteers who helped out with the Point Roberts Registered Voters Association street cleanup were treated to a BBQ afterwards. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-06-26_clean_up_volunteers_rewarded_with_a_barbecue Point Roberts Homegrown Co-op looking forward with confidence http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-06-26_point_roberts_homegrown_co_op_looking_forward_with_confidence Before I moved to Point Roberts in June of 2013 to help a few college friends on their new farm, I was about as useful in a vegetable garden as a screen door on a submarine. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-06-26_point_roberts_homegrown_co_op_looking_forward_with_confidence