Thu, Jun 10, 2010
Council antes up for paramedic training
It costs a lot of money to become a paramedic these days as a recent council vote demonstrates...
County council asks feds to get a move on
Newly imposed working visa rules are hampering Point Roberts businesses' ability to meet summer demand...
Thu, Jun 3, 2010
Point Roberts Beach Club hearing delayed
Names dropped off a mailing list lead to hearing postponement
PTO garage sale an overwhelming success
Mountains of donations, hordes of shoppers...
Longoria top dog at the port
Point Roberts port director Omar Longoria is on the job. Officially, that is.
Tue, Jun 1, 2010
It’s night at the Oscars on July 4
Fri, May 28, 2010
2nd annual Green Resolution set
Development hearing put off
With their preliminary long subdivision approval ready to go before the hearing examiner, Lily Point LLC principal Anders Kruuse said they have been tweaking their plan to address community concerns.
Last minute implementation of visa rules wreak havoc on local businesses
Local businesses are feeling the impact from another round of federal regulations that make Point Roberts a little more inaccessible, this time for seasonal workers.
Film premiere to benefit amputees
Local residents Madeline Anderson and Judith Mann co-founded the End the Pain project to raise funds and awareness about the pain felt by amputees where their missing limb once was.
Group starts off with community survey
The Point Roberts Community Advisory Committee got rolling with two meeting in one month and a survey sent out to gauge community priorities.
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.
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