Fri, Jul 27, 2012
Point Roberts coupon book now on sale at visitor's center
The Point Roberts coupon book is now for sale for $10 at the visitor's center and select participating businesses.
Canadian border officials remind boaters of rules for entering Canadian waters
Boaters weaving across the border during a day on the water are being warned the rules for crossing the border are different for U.S. and Canadian authorities.
New shellfish-born poison found at Semiahmoo Spit
Whatcom County health officials have found unsafe levels of a marine biotoxin new to the area in shellfish samples taken from Semiahmoo Spit.
This is Radio Bob. Are we coming in?
Point Roberts Radio is up and running, a volunteer run non-profit internet radio station that aims to broadcast a mix of local issue commentary and entertainment.
Fourth of July on the Point!
There were plenty of local heroes on floats in the Point Roberts Fourth of July parade on Wednesday, July 4.
Library friends group announces $20,000 matching fundraising effort
The Point Roberts Friends of the Library (PRFOL) are encouraging community members to donate now to the new library building fund to take advantage of a $20,000 matching gift.
2012 Point Roberts Garden Tour
Dozens of Point Roberts residents turned out to see the Point's finest garden's in bloom on Sunday, July 15, during the 2012 Point Roberts Garden Tour.
Fri, Jun 29, 2012
It’s positively digivating!
The Point Roberts-based Digivations Institute will once again be offering summer enrichment programs for children aged 6 to 15 in July and August at the Gulf Road community center.
Taxpayers to hold AGM July 25
The local taxpayers association’s annual general meeting will focus on development north of the border and how it might affect the Point.
Have a Field Day!
Life is great! Especially when it’s the last day of school and the fire truck is spraying water at the Point Roberts primary school field day. Photo by Sandra Procter
July 4th to be a big blast
What started out as a July 4 party at the Pier Restaurant & Grill at the Marina has grown into two separate days of festivities on July 1 and 4 celebrating Canada Day and Independence Day.
Fire district steps up coverage
Fire district commissioner Stan Riffle overcame initial resistance from fellow commissioners to gain unanimous approval of a pilot program to increase coverage on weekdays.
They came, they saw, they said, ‘No money’
Leading a small crew of county officials, a relatively new county executive Jack Louws came to Point Roberts to introduce himself and to hear what local residents had to say. This being Point Roberts, he got an earful.
Open for Business!
The Point Roberts Visitor Center, located at the Gulf Road community center, is now open, and Martha Tobiya's smiling face will be there to help people discover the Point every weekend until Labor Day.
The Point Roberts Primary School held its graduation ceremony on June 7
The Blue Door Interiors opens
Jana Walker of Ladner and Point Roberts has recently opened The Blue Door Interiors in Ladner Village.
Parks rolls out kayak, kids camp
Recreational opportunities for local youths appear to be looking up these days. Point Roberts park commissioners reviewed local initiatives at their regular meeting on June 18.
Bigger port board on ballot
This November, Whatcom County voters will decide on expanding the Port of Bellingham Commission to five members.
Water: The chains that binds us
With rising water costs prompting some property owners to ask to have their connections to the system terminated, water district commissioners are re-examining their policies.
Another of the Point’s more notable residents, a great blue heron takes off from the tideflats.
Getting from Point A to Point B
The Point Roberts Community Advisory Committee (PRCAC) got some expert advice on the kinds of improvements, big and small, that would make roads friendlier for non-motorized transportation.
The bugs have come out to eat
A recurring epidemic on the Point, tent caterpillars are once again defoliating local trees this year. The infestation at Lily Point is so severe in areas that some park users have taken to wearing hoods to prevent the orange and black caterpillars, and their rain of feces, from falling onto hair and clothes.
Presenting the 2012 graduates
The Point Roberts graduates of the 2012 Blaine High School graduating class
Richard Clark: An appreciation
Richard E. Clark, writer of definitive histories of Point Roberts and of the Peace Arch and a man who could truly be called the conscience of Blaine, died May 26 at the age of 82.
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