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Fri, Jul 26, 2013 

 

Around the Point

U.S. Representative Suzan DelBene will be the keynote speaker at the annual general meeting of the Point Roberts Taxpayers Association (PRTA).

Crossings

Border surveys track usage

Western Washington University students interviewed travelers at the county's five border crossings this month, gathering data about when, where, how and why they cross the border.

Benefit to help End the Pain

Among Point Roberts' many interesting characters, Judith 'Moira' Mann first fell in love with the Point on a gloriously clear Thanksgiving day ten years ago.

Election 2013

Point Roberts voters will go to the polls this November but only two positions will actually require them to make a choice between candidates.

Anniversary cake

Bev Nielson cutting cake celebrating the 50th anniversary of Nielson's Building Center on June 30.

Kids bike check!

Members of the local fire department will be hosting a bike safety day to keep kids safe on the roads this summer.

Hydrant art

Brian Cherniak and Amalia Pimenta with their Washington Drive fire hydrant, creatively transformed into a Dalmatian.

Burn ban

The Whatcom County fire marshal has ordered a burn ban in effect starting July 15.

Friends of the Library

Weâre financially a little ahead of the lovely book stack sculpture as of July 18.

PRCAC to assume additional role

Whatcom County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing next week on proposed changes to the character plan that would allow the Point Roberts Community Advisory Committee (PRCAC) to assume the role of character plan advisory committee.

It's movie time

Three movie nights on the lawn will be held at Brewster's Fine Foods this summer to raise funds to build a new library.

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Hunched over a desk in a mobile response unit, Whatcom County Auxiliary Communications Services member (ACS) Brian Lawler taps away at a small metal set of keys, carefully constructing a series of dots and dashes that will be relayed across the radio waves.

Thu, Jul 25, 2013 

 

Gnome day at the library

On July 6 children and teen librarian Rose Momsen led a program of crafts and activities all about garden gnomes, winding up with a trip to the community garden to pick some fresh veggies!

Thu, Jul 18, 2013 

 

Public hearing for character plan

Whatcom County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing next week on proposed changes to the character plan that would allow the Point Roberts Community Advisory Committee (PRCAC) to assume the role of character plan advisory committee.

Fri, Jun 28, 2013 

 

New nurse settled in at clinic

The Point Roberts clinic is getting ready to celebrate its tenth year and welcome new nurse practitioner Natalie Davidson with a party at the community center.

Jog for a Jug

Participants in the annual Jog for a Jug race on June 15 start off with a smile in anticipation of a jug of beer at the end.

PRCAC asks for character plan role

The Point Roberts Community Advisory Committee (PRCAC) will be asking legislators for increased flexibility in how they can spend gas tax revenues.

Eyes turn to skate park

With the future of the skate park on the agenda at the June 13 meeting of the Point Roberts Parks and Recreation District, more than 20 local skaters showed up to pledge their support for keeping and improving the facility.

Road clean up

The Point got a good going over as crews such as the Dean family and friend above picked up trash off the roadsides.

Photo of the Month

The congregation and community celebrates the centenary of Trinity Lutheran Church this month.

Summer art exhibit

The work of artist Savilla Kress is now on display at the community center.

You're invited to the Camp Half Blood scholarship BBQ benefit

After Jacob Berman was told by his parents back in January that he couldn't go to a camp in Texas that he had his heart set on, his disappointment didn't last long.

A history of Trinity Church

Trinity Church was constructed by Icelandic settlers 100 years ago.


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