Wed, Apr 1, 2009
What’s that smell? Can’t you smell that smell?
The Point Roberts horseman’s association is bagging up manure just in time for spring gardeners.
Ellis appointed high school principal
After reviewing six candidates in an hour-long executive session Monday night, the Blaine school board hired acting principal Scott Ellis to replace Dan...
Sun, Mar 1, 2009
New life planned for waterside project
After a decade of sitting vacant, the white, or rather, yellow elephant of Point Roberts may be coming to life after all.
Help for those tough life questions
Margot Griffiths missed her work as a counselor after she retired, so retirement didn’t last long. Less than a year, in fact.
The Point Roberts water district will undertake another review of rates, taking into account rising water costs, infrastructure upgrades and a need for...
Ready to lend an ear...
Maureen Buckley has had enough of retirement and is hanging up her well-worn shingle as a licensed professional counselor serving Point Roberts.
Walk & Roll Mom squad to fight MS
A local family is asking for community support to help them help work towards eliminating a disease that has shaped their lives.Local artist Valerie Mayer...
On the hunt for federal stimulus bucks
Federal economic stimulus dollars may be helping to replace the Point’s fragile water distribution system.
Author Don Kirchner has a powerful story to tell; a story that held me captive from the first page. A Matter of Time, chronicles Kirchner’s brutal...
County to re-examine zoning density on Point
A move by Whatcom County planners to bring the county comprehensive plan into compliance with findings from the Western Washington Growth Management hearings...
Chief announces he’s hanging up boots
Bill Skinner will be leaving the chief’s post at the local fire department in June – really this time.
Around the Point
Bill Meursing now presides over two out of five elected boards in Point Roberts.
Around the county...
Point Roberts residents have filled two vacant citizen positions on the county solid waste advisory committee. At their February 10 meeting, county council...
The quickest way for the average golfer to drop five strokes is to become a better putter. How many three putts did you have in your last round? How many...
Blaine wrestlers place third at state
The Blaine wrestling team finished third in Class 2A team standings at the Mat Classic XXI Championships at the Tacoma Dome over the weekend February 20...
Local poet published
Point Roberts resident poet Carole MacRury’s first book, In the Company of Crows: Haiku and Tanka Between The Tides, has just recently been published...
Great reading choices from the library...
Adult Fiction:Primal Threat by Earl Emerson.
Ladybug Nursery to open mid-March
What started as a passion for plants and then turned into a way to help a friend has become a new business venture for Darlene Gibbs this year.
Sun, Feb 1, 2009
Conservancy group adds to Lily Point
On the last day of 2008, The Nature Conservancy, a non-profit environmental organization, announced the purchase of 146 acres of uplands and 96 acres of...
Port director Peg Fearon to retire
The woman at the helm during the sweeping changes at local borders over the last several years is stepping down. Peg Fearon, area ports director for Blaine...
The new Trinity Chamber Series kicked off its start in January with two concerts; a joint concert by Karen Nakajima, pianist and the Delta Brass Quintet...
Club pro places in Canadian Open
Local golf course manager Kyle German is headed for a challenge and an honor few golfers even aspire to.
Irene Waters dies, aged 84
At memorial celebrations in Point Roberts and Bellingham, every person who got up to speak about Irene Waters told of a fiery spirit and a passion for ...
WUTC to hear solid waste complaints
A resolution may be in sight for local garbage issues, as the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (WUTC) prepares for an April hearing on...
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