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Fri, Jun 28, 2013 


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.

Tips for fireworks photos

Most folks love big, bold, noisy, spectacular fireworks displays, unless they're dog owners or curmudgeons.

The Phoenix arises under the name of Seabright Farm

Rising from the ashes of the failed Point Roberts Beach Club project, the Cottages at Seabright Farm will adopt a more rural theme and aim to be more than just a residential project.

Kid's camp fun!

The Point Roberts Kids Camp will run Monday-Wednesday during July with morning sessions running from July 1-31.

Local group goes global against pain

A local nonprofit dedicated to helping amputees recover from pain has launched a program of workshops in countries where conflicts, trauma and disease make amputation more prevalent.

Point Roberts regatta

Boats round a marker during the Point Roberts Yacht Club Regatta on May 4.

Improvisations in Red

Prayer flags waving for the new library

Nope! We are not at the time when we need to unite in prayer to get the funds for the new library, but a little prayer for a 'piece/peace' of the new library is surely always appropriate.

Around the Point

2013 primary school graduates

Point Roberts Primary School third grade graduates Ruby O'Neill, Celise Stowe, Audrey Habros and Jack Procter following a June 6 graduation ceremony and reception.

Hit the Point for Canada Day and 4th of July fun!

The first week of July is shaping up to be one big party on the Point!

Fire district ups their EMT count

The Point Roberts fire department has five more members who have successfully completed training as EMTs and are in the process of gaining national certification.

Lily Point Marine Park walk

Visit Point Roberts ambassadors led an educational tour of Lily Point Marine Park on June 22.

Dollars for Students awards

The following students received Dollars for Students awards on Wednesday, June 19:

The Reef Tavern celebrates 25 years

The Reef Tavern, a Point Roberts icon, celebrates its 25th year of ownership by Nick Kiniski.

Centenary celebrations planned

In 1913, a small group of Icelandic immigrants got together to form a church congregation.

Historical displays

Historical Society member Bunny Meikle shared some Point Roberts history with visitors Rhys Kesselman and Julie Maiman.

18th annual Arts & Music Festival coming

Now in its 18th year, the Arts and Music Festival will be expanding its hours and offerings this year.

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