Fri, Jul 29, 2011
Feeling moody or is it low blood sugar?
Is it irritability, anxiety, brain fog, a meltdown, attention deficit – or low blood sugar?
Looking back at the Point Roberts’ maritime history
People have been attracted to Point Roberts since the Ice Age, when the first immigrants from Asia came down from Alaska through the British Columbia channels. The wealth of clams, crabs and oysters on the Point’s beaches and the fish in the surrounding waters was a major draw for people to stock their larders.
This face rings a bell
Local artist and bellmaker Richard Allen found himself without a foundry, but discovered a unique solution to creating bells.
Practicde makes perfect!
Children practice for Trinity Community Lutheran Church's presentation of "Malice in the Palace," the story Esther. The show is scheduled for 11 a.m. on Sunday, July 31, at Lighthouse Marine Park.
Name the Beach Contest!
Did you know there was a public beach between the marina breakwater and the Oceanside Estates condominiums? Well, there is and it’s all because of an agreement struck between Whatcom County and the original marina developers way back in the 1970s and the 1980s.
Thu, Jul 21, 2011
District to present school budget July 25
The Blaine school district is two weeks away from unveiling its 2011/2012 budget to the school board as discussions continue over how roughly $200,000 less salary money from the state will affect the district’s employees.
Point Roberts Beach Club project moves forward
The Point Roberts Beach Club project will be appearing before the Whatcom County Hearing Examiner once again.
Thu, Jul 14, 2011
Point’s water quality improves
With filtration plants now online for the Vancouver water supply, Point Roberts water is meeting state and federal standards for chlorination byproduct levels.
Fri, Jul 8, 2011
Water district to hold special public meeting
The Point Roberts water district will hold a special public meeting at 5 p.m., Tuesday, July 12.
Thu, Jul 7, 2011
A wine and cheese reception was held Friday, July,1 to celebrate the summer holidays and the latest art work on display at the community center.
One last day to submit comments on Beach Club
Friday, July 8, is the last day to comment on the county’s determination of non-significance on the Point Roberts Beach Club project.
Blaine Jazz Festival starts Sunday
Local residents can get their jazz on this weekend as the 10th annual Blaine Jazz Festival kicks off with the gypsy jazz band Pearl Django, of Seattle.
Thu, Jun 30, 2011
Be Safe This Fourth, Sheriff's Orders
Give your neighbors and pets a break this year and, take your family to one of the many public fireworks displays in the area.
Review continues on Lily Point park plan
The Whatcom County Council natural resources committee will continue to review the Lily Point development plan being proposed by the county parks department.
Local and visiting artist celebration July 1
Local and visiting artists will be honored at a reception Friday at the community center.
Saturday Morning Market moves outside
The Saturday Morning Market has moved outside for the summer, and will be running every weekend in July and August. On July 2 volunteer firefighters will be at the market giving bike safety checks.
Fri, Jun 24, 2011
Jogging for a good cause
Runners in this year’s Jog For A Jug charity run get off to a fast start up Marine Drive.
APA Road tree canopy spared the chop
Following the submission of a revised traffic plan by the developers of the proposed Point Roberts Beach Club, county public works has dropped a road widening requirement that would have meant the removal of large maples along APA Road.
Parks needs urgent levy
Faced with top and bottom leaks at the community center, parks commissioners are talking about asking voters to approve an excess levy to pay for critical repairs, but abandoning plans to upgrade the Julius fire station for now.
Plan for an animated Fourth of July parade
Secret plans are being hatched all over the Point as the community prepares for an animation celebration at the Fourth of July parade.
Third Grade Graduation
Kiki Norwich, Elizabeth Olson and Luke Aanes celebrated their graduation from third grade on June 9 at the Point Roberts Primary School. Next year they'll be on the bus to Blaine.
A record-breaking year for Dollars For Scholars
Awards Night, an annual event of the Point Roberts Dollars for Scholars, was a wonderful evening! On June 8 the community center was filled with parents, grandparents and friends who came to see students receive college scholarships.
Art show reception set for July 1
Art is popping up everywhere at the community center, and the Point Roberts parks and recreation district is teaming up with the Friends of the Library to celebrate it.
Going once. Going twice. Gone!
The art auction at the Point Roberts Community Center on Saturday, June 18 was its most successful fundraiser ever, netting more than $3,000 for the Point Roberts Arts and Music Festival.
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