News http://allpointbulletin.com/news News RSS Feed Anchors aweigh! http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-08-29_anchors_aweigh_ Crews prepare to set sail in Kiniski's Reef Tavern's first-ever Cardboard and Duct Tape Boat race held Saturday, August 22. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-08-29_anchors_aweigh_ Denied NEXUS, people want to know why http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-08-29_denied_nexus__people_want_to_know_why Carly Roberts had her NEXUS privileges revoked. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-08-29_denied_nexus__people_want_to_know_why Hearing examiner date on radio towers set http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-08-29_hearing_examiner_date_on_radio_towers_set Whatcom County has set the hearing date for the proposed radio tower array at the corner of Tyee Drive and McKenzie Way that will be heard by county hearing examiner Michael Bobbink. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-08-29_hearing_examiner_date_on_radio_towers_set Board approves putting bond measure on ballot http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-08-29_board_approves_putting_bond_measure_on_ballot A $45 million bond to fund capital improvements at the Blaine school district is headed to voters after the school board unanimously approved the final version at their regular meeting August 25. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-08-29_board_approves_putting_bond_measure_on_ballot Ha Ha Cup winner http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-08-29_ha_ha_cup_winner Jim McMurtry was the winner of the 2014 Ha Ha Cup. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-08-29_ha_ha_cup_winner Rats, leaks and lease force departure of The Letter Carrier http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-08-29_rats__leaks_and_lease_force__departure_of_the_letter_carrier Citing rats and leaks in a building they describe as in "horrendous condition," Les and Nancy Lomedico are shutting down The Letter Carrier on Tyee Drive. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-08-29_rats__leaks_and_lease_force__departure_of_the_letter_carrier County nixes proposed sign http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-08-29_county_nixes_proposed_sign Whatcom County has denied an application for a 25-foot-high internally lit sign at the Valero station on Gulf Road, which sent indignant owner Fred Pakzad back to the character plan committee. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-08-29_county_nixes_proposed_sign Baker Field beautification http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-08-29_baker_field_beautification B.C. artist Blake Wydeman has been coming to Point Roberts every summer it seems for ever: a favorite memory is of his grandpa's freshly baked berry pies. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-08-29_baker_field_beautification DelBene wants border lines cut http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-08-29_delbene_wants_border_lines_cut A well-attended community forum on August 11, sponsored by the Point Roberts Taxpayers' Association welcomed U.S. Representative Suzan DelBene. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-08-29_delbene_wants_border_lines_cut Horn and ivory smuggler indicted http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-08-29_horn_and_ivory_smuggler_indicted A Richmond antiques dealer has been caught smuggling rhinoceros horns and other illegal items from Point Roberts into Canada. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-08-29_horn_and_ivory_smuggler_indicted Belly dancing at the Arts & Music Festival http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-08-29_belly_dancing_at_the_arts___music_festival As always, the zoftig Rahma Mediterranean Dancers were a big hit at this year's Arts & Music Festival held August 2 and 3. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-08-29_belly_dancing_at_the_arts___music_festival Recipes from Point Roberts Homegrown Co-op http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-08-29_recipes_from_point_roberts_homegrown_co_op Hongshao Qiezi (Chinese Red Eggplant) http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-08-29_recipes_from_point_roberts_homegrown_co_op Clearing exceeds county requirements http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-08-29_clearing_exceeds_county_requirements Two acreages being cleared off Mill Road have some residents wondering how this fits with tree retention rules, but Tom Bradbury, owner of the larger property, said their tree retention plan goes beyond county requirements. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-08-29_clearing_exceeds_county_requirements Fun at the fire district open house http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-08-29_fun_at_the_fire_district_open_house The annual fire district open house once again attracted a huge crowd of all ages on August 23. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-08-29_fun_at_the_fire_district_open_house A murky question on who owns water hookups http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-08-29_a_murky_question_on_who_owns_water_hookups_ After consulting with their lawyer, Point Roberts water district commissioners have put the question of who owns the Stanton Northwest water connections back to the current developers of the former Point Roberts Beach Club, The Cottages at Seabright Farms. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-08-29_a_murky_question_on_who_owns_water_hookups_ Trinity kids music camp group performs http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-08-29_trinity_kids_music_camp_group_performs The Trinity Church kid√Ęs music camp group performed at the Arts & Music Festival. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-08-29_trinity_kids_music_camp_group_performs Irish dancers http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-08-29_irish_dancers These young Irish dancers were well-received by the audience at the 2014 Arts & Music Festival. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-08-29_irish_dancers Community center gets new address http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-08-29_community_center_gets_new_address At the county's request, in order to have property address numbers along Gulf Road follow in sequence, the Point Roberts Park and Recreation District has changed the community center's physical address from 1487 to 1437 Gulf Road. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-08-29_community_center_gets_new_address Spring Night, Spring Moon http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-08-29_spring_night__spring_moon Judy Ross' Spring Night, Spring Moon quilt, one of many seen at her retrospective exhibit held August 16. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-08-29_spring_night__spring_moon Fireside Chat with Fire Chief Christopher Carleton http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-08-28_fireside_chat_with_fire_chief_christopher_carleton Where has the time gone? Summer is almost over and the days are getting shorter. http://allpointbulletin.com/news/article.exm/2014-08-28_fireside_chat_with_fire_chief_christopher_carleton