Fri, Aug 27, 2010
Take a whack at a classic tourney
This year’s Ron Nielson Fall Golf Classic is going to be all about the fun, according to co-organizer Bill Steele.
School district finalizes budget
The Blaine school board has completed their budget planning for the 2010/11 school year, but uncertainties remain that may force staff cuts one or two years out.
Point Roberts Arts & Music Festival, July 31 - August 1
Images from the Point Roberts Arts & Music Festival.
Project hit with stop work order
Whatcom County issued a stop work order to the Point Roberts Beach Club as permits and appeals on the project headed into their second day of public hearing.
In The Kitchen
Tacos are fun for the entire family!
Finish off the summer with a party!
Celebrate a great summer on the water and the Point Roberts community at the Point Roberts Marina Seafood and Music festival.
Master carver Edoardo
Image of Master carver Edoardo.
Give peace a chance (for one day)
Seems simple enough – one day of peace, but to Ernie Loreen, looking forward to a day of peace and enjoyment of one another’s company is more important than we can imagine. After all, he says, “everyone wants peace.”
A toxic Point Roberts event
It’s time to clean out the shed and under the sink again and get rid of all the bad stuff the right way.
Close August primary has candidates chewing their nails
Unofficial election results for the August 17 primary election for position 1, which had five candidates going into the primary, show Republican Jason Overstreet, a Seattle firefighter and Blaine city council member, received 46 percent of the vote with 15,797 votes while Democrat Al Jensen, a detective with the Bellingham police department, received 27 percent with 9,258 votes.
The Home Detailer
Image of Tracie Wallace, The Home Detailer.
Image of a kite surfer.
Walking the Walk
The Italians have a word, arrangiarsi, which means the art of making do.
Thu, Aug 19, 2010
Old work visa policy for Point Roberts re-surfaces
It turns out that there is a special work visa policy for Point Roberts. The problem is, no one in government remembered it.
Stop Work order slapped on Point Roberts Beach Club
The sounds of chainsaws have faded into silence as the county slaps on a stop work order.
Battles shape up for November election
The top two finisher format gets a workout in the August 17 primary election.
Thu, Aug 12, 2010
Blaine school board presents almost final 2010/11 budget
Coming down the home stretch, Blaine school board members prepared to hear comments from the public on its almost ready for prime time budget.
County to re-negotiate emergency medical system
Not happy with the status quo, council has instructed county executive Pete Kremen to start talking to the city of Bellingham...
Thu, Aug 5, 2010
Candidates gear up for August 17 primary
Candidates for state office state their reasons for running.
Border inspections transition into new Peace Arch facility
As the completion of the new border crossing approaches, drivers need to be aware of revised traffic patterns...
Fri, Jul 30, 2010
Fire district presses case to up levy
When it comes to being outside on a sunny day in the summer or inside listening to fire commissioners explaining why a tax increase is needed, it’s clear which way Point Roberts taxpayers would choose.
Arts & music fest celebrates 15th year
The seeds for the Point Roberts Arts and Music festival were sown nearly two decades ago when Craig Jacks and Nancy King were working together on their Daily Planet Festival, held at Jericho Beach and Point Roberts, where organic gardening, sustainability and composting were featured booths.
School district to ask voters to approve bond
Voters can anticipate seeing a $32 million bond initiative on the April 2011 ballot thanks to a 5-0 vote at the Blaine school board’s regular meeting Monday night.
Who you voting for?
Mike the Mover or Goodspaceguy? Those are just two of the candidates going up against senator Patty Murray in the August 17 primary election.
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