Fri, Jan 25, 2013
Fiber Fest fun for fiber aficionados
Calling all weavers, spinners, quilters, seamstresses, felters - fiber crafters of all kinds!
Seventeen kids and 11 adults got together for some friendly competition at family game night January 19 at the Gulf Road community center.
Hey Dude. What's happening?
Every Wednesday and Friday at noon at the community center, our marvelous cook, Maureen, serves a wonderful lunch.
Point Roberts Chamber of Commerce
2012 brought many changes to the Point Roberts Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau.
Point Roberts Parks & Recreation District
The Point Roberts Park and Recreation District began 2012 by entering into a memorandum of understanding with the Whatcom County Library System and the Friends of the Point Roberts Library, outlining the proposed fundraising and renovation of the building known as Julius fire hall for a new library.
Point Roberts Library
No fines for kids!
Point Roberts Taxpayers Association
The Point Roberts Taxpayers Association (PRTA) was incorporated in 1990, "to influence the orderly and desirable development of Point Roberts residentially, recreationally and commercially, according to the wishes of the membership."
Lisa Jackson retires
She's not going postal anymore!
Point Roberts Citizens Advisory Committee
The committee welcomed Chuck Cannon as its newest member.
Point Roberts Trinity Church
2012 was a busy and productive year at Trinity.
Point Roberts Visitors Program
I can hardly believe that the first year of our Point Roberts visitor program has wrapped up.
Thu, Jan 17, 2013
A new county park under consideration
Much of Whatcom County Council's first meeting in 2013 on January 15 was spent on discussing the creation of a new county park.
Thu, Jan 10, 2013
Tension at the Point Roberts Taxpayers Association meeting
The Point Roberts Taxpayers Association initiative to meet and hear from local tax district officials got off to a fiery beginning as fire chief Chris Carleton found himself on the defensive as board members and guests questioned recent fire department spending.
Thu, Jan 3, 2013
Rock and Rolling Polar Bear Swim
Big winners at Nielson's Building Center
Nielson's Building Center gave away fantastic prizes to holiday shoppers.
Fri, Dec 21, 2012
Santa plays at being fire commissioner
Fire commissioner Jeff Wilmot thinks fire district meetings should start with the Pledge of Allegiance.
Floods on the Point
Parks board approves 2013 budget
Parks commissioners have approved a $95,000 budget for 2013, over a third of which is earmarked for repairs and improvements to the Gulf Road community center, but that won't include the big-ticket items - a leaking roof and soggy foundation.
A Look Back at the Year That Just Was
My, my - where has the year gone?
Cell tower work finally begins
County planners are reviewing several dozen public comments regarding an application to add a microwave dish to the Verizon cell phone tower now under construction.
Point Roberts Garden Club
What a great year for the Point Roberts Garden Club!
Whatcom County Executive Jack Louws
Now that my first year in office is nearly completed, I can tell you that it has been a challenging, busy and rewarding year.
Point Roberts Primary Winter Pageant
Whatcom County Council Barbara Brenner
I wish I could tell you that things are better but they aren't.
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