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Fri, Jun 28, 2013 


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.

County parks hear local concerns

Whatcom County Parks held a planning meeting June 26 at the Point Roberts community center to discuss ongoing projects and receive input and concerns from local residents.

Safety on the water

As the rockets boom and blare on the Fourth of July, boaters will have the best views for waterfront fireworks shows.

Farm stand open

Production is up and ready for sale at Point Roberts' Home Grown Co-op.

Thu, Jun 13, 2013 


PRCAC asks for increased spending flexibility

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

Fri, May 31, 2013 


Local election season looks to be a tame one. Maybe.

It looks to be a quiet election in Point Roberts this fall, with most incumbents running unopposed for their positions.

Seniors hungry for more lunch money

The Point Roberts seniors program is feeling the squeeze from federal budget cuts.

Arts festival returns for 18th year

The 18th annual Point Roberts Arts and Music Festival will take place at Lighthouse Marine Park on August 3 and 4.

Orphaned owl

Patricia McCairen found this baby barred owl, otherwise known as a hoot owl, on the ground while on a walk in the woods and called Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Society (O.W.L), to find out what to do.

Memories wanted for 4th of July

It's time to gear up for the annual 4th of July parade.

People of the Point: Judy Ross

Judy Ross wakes every morning and falls sleep every night with one thing on her mind - the new Point Roberts Library.

Messy boy. Now clean up.

The Point Roberts Registered Voters Association is getting their hands dirty and coordinating the spring community clean up.

Trinity TV

Thanks to some higher power, you don't even need electricity when you turn your channel to Trinity Church TV.

Bergamasca Recorders

Trinity Chamber Series guest ensemble Bergamasca Recorders brought 32 recorders, two crumhorns and a bagpipe for the May 26 concert.

Getting fired up to give

Judy Ross, center, attended the May 8 meeting of the fire district commissioners to drum up donations for a new library.

Friends of the Library

Our fund raising totals have climbed by an astonishing $100,000 over the past three months.

The Capanna crew

The crew at Caffe Capanna pose outside the newly remodeled (and airy!) hot spot on Gulf Road.

Dem bones ain't gonna rise again

Excavation work has led to the discovery of human remains on four separate sites in Point Roberts in the last month.

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