Thu, May 20, 2010
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
It’s a crappy job but someone has to do it (Psst! That means you!)
Rotary pays so we can play
The local parks department is extending thanks to the Rotary Club of Tsawwassen and Point Roberts for new parking lot lighting at the Gulf Road community center.
Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a...
The Point Roberts Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau has announced it will once again host the annual July 4th celebrations on the Point.
Advisory group set to get underway
The Point Roberts Community Advisory Committee will have its first meeting on May 4 at the Gulf Road community center.
2010 Garden tour set for July
The Point Roberts Garden Club has announced that the 11th Point Roberts Garden Tour will take place on July 18.
Letters from Pete Kremen, Governor Christine Gregoire, State Representative Kelli Linville, Rep. Doug Ericksen and Barbara Brenner, Whatcom County Council Member
Point Roberts Primary School News
Calendar, Superintendent's Corner, Teacher's Corner and more!
Plans for beach club have evolved
Anders Kruus acknowledges that his development plans for property west of Claire lane are “precarious.” “It’s like any other development in the Northwest right now. Every dollar in is scary,” he said.
Verizon re-affirms tower interest
Verizon Wireless has begun taking baby steps towards building a communications tower in Point Roberts to boost cell phone reception in the area, but time may be running out.
Sleeper crew to fight fires
Fire chief Nick Kiniski got the OK from the fire district board of commissioners to start a fledgling sleeper program before voters approve the additional funds that would let the full program be put in place.
Point Roberts Yacht Club members are getting ready to break out the blue blazers and declare the boating season officially open.
Once Upon A Time: A Look Back At The Beginning of the All Point Bulletin
It was the summer of 1984, when my daughter was visiting from college. As we drove down Tyee Drive, she said, “Mom, if you started a newspaper here, you should call it the All Point Bulletin.” I laughed and put it out of my mind.
To the readers of the All Point Bulletin
First, a large thank you to Pat Grubb for giving me the opportunity to reminisce in this issue about the early days of the All Point Bulletin.
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