Thu, Oct 1, 2009
WUTC extends hauler application period
The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (WUTC) is opening up the application period again for a permit to run a local garbage pickup service...
Golf course plans its first housing phase
The Point Roberts Golf and Country Club is poised to start the first phase of its planned residential development in coming weeks.
Labor Day Art Show
Artists Sonja Picard and Evelyn Roth welcomed visitors to the Blue Heron Gallery during the Labor Day Art Show.
PSE and park OK agreement
Puget Sound Energy (PSE) and the local parks board have finalized an agreement that would give the power company a location on the Point, the community...
Golf tourney raises big money
Amidst the predicted forecast of a cool and rainy September 19, 21 teams arrived in support of the Point Roberts Wellness Clinic to a sunny and eventful...
Salmon and crab down at the dock
The fishing boat Desire will be moored at the Point Roberts Marina October 10 and 11 bringing wild Alaskan salmon and live Boundary Bay crab to the Point...
Wild Again at the Point
The Columbian black-tailed deer (Odocoileus hemionus columbianus) of Point Roberts may be somewhat elusive but many residents and visitors have shared ...
First seafood fest a big success
It’s estimated more than 1,000 people came and went at the recent seafood and music festival organized by the Point Roberts Marina as a benefit for...
Tue, Sep 1, 2009
Water rates to rise this month
Water rates are still going up but they may be slowing their steady rise.
Bad guys, watch out!
The bad guys on local waters already face a fleet of fast, technically sophisticated watercraft. A new addition to the Customs and Border Protection (CBP...
A Summer in Paraguay
“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only a page.”– St. Augustine
Get ready to tee off for the Ron Nielson Fall Classic Golf Tournament
A few years ago we lost a great visionary to the Tsawwassen and Point Roberts area, Ron Nielson. Ron was the driving force behind the establishment of ...
What can you burn?
It is only legal to burn natural vegetation or firewood in any fire. It is illegal to burn anything else – even paper (except for the amount of paper...
An uproarious night on the Point
The community center was filled with people and laughter at the 11th Annual International Joke Telling Contest. This popular event, sponsored by the Friends...
Hope proves dead end for murder suspect
The cross-border manhunt for former Point Roberts resident Ryan Jenkins ended Sunday, August 23 with the discovery of his body in the Thunderbird Motel...
Little opposition to trash hauler seen
Almost halfway through the official comment period, no one has bothered to weigh in on the Freedom 2000 application to provide garbage service in Point...
Sculptor recreates local icons in wood
Sculptor Edoardo Mattiuzzi will only be in Point Roberts for a few months but he’ll leave behind some monumental marks.
Fire marshal appeals for assistance
Delta police are asking the public for any information they may have about a string of arsons in Tsawwassen this summer, while Whatcom County fire inspectors...
Wild Again at the Point
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Fisheries Service (NOAA) has instituted a public comment period to implement new regulations...
Waiting to get into Canada
No sooner had the U.S. border become a paragon of efficiency and smooth traveling than it appeared the Canadian border crossing went to hell in a handbasket...
Local concept car to be featured at green living forum in September
Verizon may ‘never stop working for you’ but first they have to start
Verizon Wireless won’t be building a cell phone tower in Point Roberts anytime soon.
Sat, Aug 1, 2009
School district takes knife, not axe, to budget
The Blaine school board has passed a $21 million budget that avoids dramatic staff cuts by reducing expenditures in many areas, but unless revenues increase...
Congratulations to local teen photographer CJ Kelly for landing the internship at Nature’s Path Food. He will be working with their photographers...
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