Thu, Mar 14, 2013
Got questions for the county?
If you have questions you want answered by county officials, tonight's the night.
Get hooked at Fiberfest
Local artists who work with fiber are getting ready to share their passion for their medium with the community.
Thu, Mar 7, 2013
The Trinity Chamber Series presents the Prevailing Winds woodwind quintet
The Trinity Chamber Series will celebrate its 50th concert and the start of its fifth year with a performance by the Prevailing Winds woodwind quintet from Victoria B.C.
Thu, Feb 28, 2013
Water commissioners approve rate increase
Despite a dramatic drop in the price of the water Point Roberts Water District purchases from Vancouver, district commissioners have approved a 5 percent increase in water rates for 2013.
Blaine schools wrangle with state reforms
Local educators are elbow deep in adopting major reforms as they work together to hammer out the details of federal and state initiatives that fundamentally alter how students are taught, and how students and teachers alike are evaluated.
Thu, Feb 21, 2013
They say fiber is good for you
Local artists who work with fiber are getting ready to share their passion for their medium with their community.
V is for Valentine's Day
V is for Valentine's Day as shown by Point Roberts Primary School students wearing heart glasses on the special day.
Fire district's payroll "a murky affair"
Following a payroll audit of the last two years the fire district is paying out thousands of dollars to underpaid volunteers and asking overpaid volunteers for thousands back.
Water district getting break on rate increase
Water district customers might be getting a break on rising rates this year, with the Greater Vancouver Water District (GVWD) coming out with a lower than expected increase for 2013.
Spring art show set for community center
Local sculptor Richard Allen will be the next artist to mount an exhibit in the hallway of the community center with at least three of his works beginning in March.
Water district explains the ups and downs of their business
The second in a series of meetings with local tax and utility district officials held February 4 by the Point Roberts Taxpayers Association was a laid-back and congenial affair.
Cause of death yet to be determined
Washington State Patrol is still investigating what caused the February 1 accident that left Malcolm Corey, 81, of White Rock B.C., dead.
Water district lowers $91,000 boom on golf course
In a special meeting held January 29, Point Roberts water district commissioners have given the Point Roberts Golf Club another 90 days before the company will be required to pay general facility charges (GFCs) for its residential development.
Snowy owl ventures south
Venturing close to the southern edge of the species' typical range, this Snowy Owl was spotted perching on a Point Roberts fence in January.
The second time's a charm
Gail Pueyo remembers the date when she says she invented the first wine charm, a bauble that serves to identify an individual's wine glass.
The local voters association has invited county staff and elected officials to come to Point Roberts and answer questions about land use.
Straight from the sea
Once upon a time, people knew where their food came from.
iGive, uGive, everybody give-give
Library fundraising activities have been a little quieter through these winter months, but there are things that are happening.
In its continuing series of meetings with staff and elected officials from local taxing districts, the Point Roberts Taxpayers Association will have parks commissioners Mark Robbins and Linda Hughes in the hot seat.
People of the Point
Scott Hackleman's Point Roberts workshop is a little taste of India.
Mad as hell and can't take it anymore?
Well, you're in luck then.
Parks district planning upgrades
The local parks department is considering some humble upgrades to Baker Field to make it more welcoming for local families this summer - picnic tables.
Legislators taking second look at background checks for gun buyers
Gun-control opponents and supporters packed a hearing room on the Capitol campus in Olympia February 13 to testify about a bill requiring universal background checks for gun purchases.
Piering into the future
Whatcom County is getting ready to put the replacement of the dock at Lighthouse Marine Park out to bid.
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