Thu, Jan 6, 2011
State throws out county's rural area designations
The state growth management board has ruled against the county in a case that impacts Point Roberts.
County council to seek money for Lighthouse Park pier
Council members looking to the state for funding the long-lamented pier.
Mon, Dec 20, 2010
Builders without Borders in Haiti
Late in the afternoon of January 12, 2010, a devastating earthquake struck 16 miles west of Port au Prince, the capital of Haiti. The temblor registered 7.1 on the Richter scale and caused immense damage, deaths and destruction.
2010: The Year in Review
Community input sought for Lily Point
Community members are being invited to be part of the future of the Lily Point Marine Preserve.
The check is in the mail
When local firefighters got together for their annual Christmas party some of them didn’t get their annual check. Fourteen Canadian volunteers have fallen into the cracks between federal agencies and the fire district can’t find a legal way to pay them.
2010 In Review: PR Garden Club
The return of the Garden Tour was the crowning event of our year.
PR Holiday Craft Fair
Examiner puts brake on Beach Club
The county hearing examiner has put the brakes on a revised Point Roberts Beach Club proposal that would have moved ahead with the development, minus the eastern parcel that developers lost to foreclosure.
2010 In Review: Blaine School District
The 2010 calendar year has been an exciting and productive one for the students and staff of the Blaine school district.
2010 In Review: PR Hospital District
The Point Roberts Public Hospital District and the clinic staff would like to thank the community for allowing them to serve their medical needs for another successful year. As part of the district’s ongoing commitment in expanding services, Whatcom Physical Therapy has introduced physical therapy services at the clinic on Wednesdays.
A bagel and latté to go, please
Whatcom County planning commissioners have approved a zoning change that would allow drive-through restaurants and coffee stands on land zoned resort commercial in Point Roberts and other areas across the county.
2010 In Review: Whatcom County
Following were my main issues for this year’s budget: Consolidate some departments so the public can retain as much front line service as possible.
Thu, Dec 9, 2010
County parks department to hold Lily Point Marine Park visioning sessions.
Whatcom County parks department staff have scheduled two open house planning and visioning sessions for Lily Point Marine Park.
Kelli Linville goes down in defeat after recount
Kelli Linville, a 17-year state representative, lost in an automatic recount.
Planning commission hearing to consider zoning changes
The Whatcom County Planning Commission is holding a public hearing December 9 to consider changes to the Resort-Commercial zone.
Thu, Dec 2, 2010
County examiner blocks revised development bid
A revised Point Roberts Beach Club application got the stink-eye from county examiner Michael Bobbink who called for more county staff review.
Fri, Nov 19, 2010
The Wednesday Night Warriors
The Boys of Autumn, otherwise known as the Wednesday Night Warriors, take a photo break in heavy flag football action at Baker Field on November 17.
Parks to consider Baker Field revamp
Responding to renewed community interest in using Baker Field, park commissioners will be looking into what it would take to revitalize the degraded athletic fields next to the primary school.
State clarifies archaeological rules
Assistant state archaeologist Gretchen Kaehler is backing away from comments that were widely circulated throughout Point Roberts through Point-Interface.
Fire district ready to roll with new tax levy
With 60 percent of voters in support of doubling the taxes collected by the fire district next year, commissioners moved to approve a beefed up budget for 2011.
2010 Election Results
2010 Election Results
Around The Point
Happenings around the Point
Democrats fare badly in 2010
As it stands, it looks virtually certain there will be an automatic machine recount in the race for Washington state representative, district 42, Pos. 2. Currently, Lynden business owner Vincent Buys, Republican, holds a 158-vote lead over incumbent Democrat Kelli Linville in the race as of Wednesday, November 17.
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