Fri, May 28, 2010
Water district undercharging some customers
First there was one unhappy customer. Soon there will be at least 17 unhappy customers, possibly more.
Gene Kiniski, larger than life
Gene Kiniski is as big in death as he was in life. After the wrestling superstar died at 81 on April 14 there have been hundreds of pages of news stories and reminiscences, recalling a legendary wrestler, an exceptional athlete, and a charismatic wit.
Library, parks district talk expansion
Whatcom County library system director Joan Airoldi toured the old Julius fire station on Gulf Road and met with local parks commissioners, but appeared less than enthusiastic about the building as a library.
Parks district kids program is set to begin July 5
Fire district trades bricks for truck
The Point Roberts fire department will be using the money from the sale of the Julius fire station on Gulf Road to replace the oldest fire engine.
Lily Point reserve doubling in size
Lily Point fans are getting ready to celebrate the official doubling of the Lily Point Marine Reserve.
Time to file for precinct election
Young artists to display work
With the school year coming to a close local primary students will be displaying some of the art they created through working with a collection of Point Roberts artists.
What a long strange trip it’s been...
The Point has a couple of new residents, Lily the llama and Keeper the Pygora.
Creative kids program to begin
Creative kids will have a summer opportunity to merge music, science, art and digital media on a voyage of discovery.
Are you up for a reading challenge?
Local librarians are challenging readers of all ages to have a bookish summer.
The Dog Days of Summer
With no restaurant at the marina, the chow hut closed at Lighthouse Park and no Clark’s at Maple Beach, Linda Powell saw a gaping hole in summertime fun at the Point.
Thu, May 20, 2010
B.C. man arrested for internet dating scam
Barrie Turner, 65, was arrested crossing the border on his way to pick up checks at the local post office.
New advisory committee starts off with a flurry of meetings
Whatcom County Executive tells new advisory committee to be the eyes and ears of Point Roberts.
New visa requirements throw monkey wrench into the works of local companies
Newly imposed visa requirements make life difficult for local employers used to hiring Canadians with little or no hassle...
Thu, May 13, 2010
Water district underbilling some customers
Ruby White showed up at Tuesday's water district meeting with some questions she wanted answered. Answered they were...
Surfrider Foundation looking for water monitors
If you believe water quality is important, this story is for you...
Sat, May 8, 2010
Border bigwigs hold powwow
In the largest display of firepower the Gulf Road community center has ever seen, almost two dozen border bosses from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) came to engage with Point Roberts about what is and isn’t working at the border.
Fri, Apr 30, 2010
Primary school adding a third grade
Blaine school district administrators have decided to offer the third grade once again at Point Roberts primary school. District superintendent Ron Spanjer advised school board members at their regular board meeting April 26 that enrolment figures justified the move
Happy 25th APB!
This issue marks the 25th anniversary of the All Point Bulletin newspaper. All of us at Point Roberts Press would like to thank the readers and advertisers who have supported the community newspaper of Point Roberts throughout the years. Cheers!
Point Roberts Beach Clubs gets the natives riled up
What started as a call to arms to oppose the development of property west of Claire Lane veered into the possibility of changing that development so it would protect more forest habitat.
Web exclusive - Project Education Inc: How local enthusiasm and determination is changing the lives of Kenyan students
When Birch Bay resident Jeana King told her friend Debra Akre about a possible job for her, little did she know that a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single sentence, to paraphrase Lao-tzu. Nor did she know that she would also end up on the journey.
At an April 27 public forum sponsored by the Point Roberts Emergency Preparedness Group, Brynne Walker from the state emergency management division was one of several experts who spoke about how and when tsunamis happen, how to know they’re coming and what to do.
Photos from this month's edition - May 2010
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