Fri, Dec 16, 2011
A Big Thanks!
Jacynthe Bergeron-Perich, l., Karen Pollock and Barbara Bradstock of the Point Artisan Guild handed over a big check to local parks district commissioners Mary Edgley and Linda Hughes at the Pier Restaurant on December 12.
A Season of Music
Trinity Church was filled with music and song on Sunday, December 11 as the Trinity Community Choir presented its Christmas concert.
Point Roberts Community Advisory Committee 2011 Review
The PRCAC will focus on several major projects for next year (again, coordinating with other organizations) including raising funds for redesigning the Julius Fire Hall, renovating the community center and constructing a lighthouse at Lighthouse Park.
Washrooms near completion and landscaping goes in at the entrance to Lily Point Park at the east end of APA Road.
Point Roberts Taxpayers Association 2011 Review
This year’s Annual General Meeting of the taxpayers association (PRTA), in July, proved to be a big success, attracting greater attendance and participation than usual.
Point Roberts Chamber of Commerce 2011 Review
The Point Roberts Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau directors would like to thank all chamber members for their continued support in 2011.
Point Roberts Hospital District 2011 Review
The Point Roberts Public Hospital District would like to thank Ed and Virginia Lester, along with Valerie Loreen and new hire Shivé Marshall for their continued service of excellence in providing medical care for the community.
Point Roberts Registered Voters Association 2011 Review
The PRRVA will continue to work with all organizations on behalf of the residents of the Point. We have been part of the community for over 40 years and encourage you to get involved. Great things will happen when we all work together.
Point Roberts Emergency Preparendness 2011 Review
Your PREP group has been busy again this year in a number of activities for our community.
Thu, Dec 15, 2011
Primary school winter program sings in the holiday season
Students from the Point Roberts Primary School and other performers played to packed house at the Gulf Road Community Center during the school's annual winter program on Wednesday, December 14.
Thu, Dec 8, 2011
Primary school winter concert set for December 14
Local primary students and some returning alumni will perform a play about a tricky fox and share some original music written with Craig Jacks for their annual winter concert at the community center, which will be topped off by a visit from Santa.
Thu, Dec 1, 2011
November storm waves slam Point Roberts
High winds churned up the waters surrounding Point Roberts on Thanksgiving Day, causing sizable waves to crash into Maple Beach.
School district presses ahead with levy plan
Blaine school district voters will be asked to approve two tax measures on the special February 14 school election. In a quick 35-second vote, school board directors unanimously approved adding a $3 million capital projects bond initiative alongside the regular maintenance and operations (M&O) levy. The action took place at the board’s regular meeting November 28.
Fri, Nov 18, 2011
Vendors gearing up for craft fair
The Christmas Art and Craft Fair at the community center will be spilling down Gulf Road this year, enticing shoppers to keep it local and leisurely.
Parks levy proposition passes overwhelmingly
Outgoing Whatcom County executive Pete Kremen appears to have won the Whatcom County Council race against incumbent Tony Larson, as has county council member Sam Crawford against opponent Christina Maginnis.
If they build it, the water will come
Looking 20 years into the future, water district commissioners appear to agree that Point Roberts residents won’t be able to afford to buy water from the Greater Vancouver Water District (GVWD), the Point’s current supplier. What’s next is to determine what is the most financially and practically feasible alternative.
Braving the high seas
High winds forced the Lastochka onto South Beach during a sailboat race on Monday, November 14. No one was injured with the exception of the captain’s pride.
Taking it one head at a time
Candy Downs has a mission: “Beautifying Point Roberts, one head at a time.”
Fire district OKs 2012 budget
Fire district commissioners have approved a $545,000 budget for 2012, with almost a third of it headed into savings.
With a new parcel pick-up service at the back and a new salon, McFrugal’s on Gulf Road is turning into a mini-mall.
It’s apple cider time for food bank
Dozens of volunteers, hundreds of apples and one big cider press came together beginning October 30 for three days of cider-making at the community center, as a celebration of the harvest and to make something special for food bank clients.
Wackie Walkers celebrate 9th Anniversary
The Point Roberts Wackie Walkers group celebrated nine years of walking together at a celebration on November 1.
Thu, Nov 17, 2011
A Spooky Halloween on the Point
Kiniski's Reef Tavern and Pier Restaurant went all out with their Halloween weekend parties. Staff and students at the Point Roberts Primary School also joined in the fun.
Thu, Nov 10, 2011
Point Roberts quintet to perform ‘Peter and the Wolf’ November 13
This Sunday, the Trinity Chamber Concert Series will show its playful side with a concert for children of all ages.
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