Fri, Jan 28, 2011
2010 in review: P R Parks & Recreation District
2010 opened with the wonderful addition to the park district of the Julius fire hall building adjacent to the community center.
2010 in review: Friends of the Library
At the library patrons continue to enjoy features like self-check out, downloadable audio books, and free dependable databases like car and small engine repair, resume making, vocational exams, and reliable health, business, and legal information.
2010 in review: P R Taxpayers Association
During 2010, the Point Roberts Taxpayers Association (PRTA) focused its efforts primarily on the creation, by Whatcom County, of an official advisory committee and on the replacement of the floating dock/pier at Lighthouse Marine Park.
Either use the right word or take a long walk off a short pier
The definition of docks and piers.
2010 in review: P R Emergency Preparedness
2010 for PREP was a year of positives and accomplishments.
Adopt A Road cleanup program
The taxpayers association took it upon themselves to re-invigorate the Adopt A Road cleanup program and has issued a challenge to other groups to do the same in 2011.
2010 in review: P R Community Advisory Committee
The PRCAC was created by Whatcom County Council on February 9, 2010 to function as a liaison between the Point and the county “to provide advice and recommendations …regarding needs and issues” and to “propose and develop methods to address those needs.”
A giant snowman was made on Baker Field by the Wednesday night football players for the primary school students to discover the following day.
Thu, Jan 20, 2011
Lighthouse Park: You say dock, I say pier
Sloppy nomenclature gets its comeuppance in this explanation of water terms.
Cuts here, cuts there, cuts everywhere for Blaine school district
Blaine school district facing mid-year funding cuts
Arts & Jazz night to support trip to Japan
Auction and dance night offers fun to attendees, funds for the ensemble's trip to the Funabashi Music Festival in Japan.
Thu, Jan 13, 2011
Residents come out to discuss the future of Lily Point Park
The first of two meetings to discuss Lily Point was held Wednesday night at the Gulf Road community center.
Build it and they will come...
Seizing on LaNina possibilities, a group wants to build a temporary ice rink at Baker Field.
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.
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