Fri, Apr 30, 2010
Water district is going to well again
The local water district is gearing up to dip into its reserves again to continue replacing vulnerable aging water mains.
Wed, Mar 31, 2010
Second border townhall meeting set
Border bosses from Seattle will be coming to Point Roberts again to listen to community concerns.
County executive names PR advisory group
Whatcom County Executive Pete Kremen has appointed the five members of the embryonic Point Roberts Community Advisory Committee and once county council has confirmed the appointments the group will be ready to start regular meetings.
Brandland announces retirement
Senator Dale Brandland announced March 10 that he will not run for a third term as state senator this fall. First elected in 2002, Brandland represented the 42nd Legislative District, which includes Bellingham, Ferndale and Blaine. His current term ends in January 2011
So we own it. Now what?
With the deal sealed on the parks district’s purchase of the old Julius fire station, the library may be looking at the building as an answer to the need for more space.
No Wacky Walkers allowed
The history of agriculture in Point Roberts
As a new generation of Point Roberts residents works to foster homegrown products on local tables, an earlier generation remembers when self-sufficient farms were commonplace on the Point and the community even exported food.
From eggs to riches...
Daphne and Darcy Brett are egg entrepreneurs at ages 9 and 7.
Just don’t build an ark, please
“Georgia is like all of the other animals on the property,” said Simon Burnett. “All of them were rescued or abandoned.”
Saving animals one at a time
Petra Selke describes herself as a “crazy animal lady,” and admits she went big when she decided she was crazy enough to be the end of the line for older horses.
The Borderite Report
Point Roberts Primary School News
Mary, Mary, quite contrary, How does your garden grow?
The potatoes and kale are planted and members of the newly formed community garden are digging beds for onions and peas and strawberries. And they could use a few hands.
When you really, really gotta go!
Full and part-time residents of Point Roberts face a major obstacle should they find themselves critically ill: the water between here and St. Joseph Hospital in Bellingham.
Live at the Opera
Vancouver Opera’s golden anniversary year continues on its path of richness and variety.
Skateboarders of Point Roberts!
Drivers on Benson Road will notice a spruced up skate park and organizers are hoping the new look will increase more community involvement in efforts to maintain and improve the facility.
Taxpayers board blesses tax bump
The Point Roberts Taxpayers Association has officially come out in support of a proposed increase in fire taxes and fire district commissioners plan to continue talking to local groups about why the hike is needed.
It’s time to hit the nurseries...
Lush Gardens • Ladybug Nursery
Pennies for Peace
Help buy school supplies for children in the villages of Pakistan and Afghanistan
Fri, Jan 1, 2010
Higher taxes on the way?
Commissioners for the local fire district are starting a series of meetings aimed at asking the voters to support higher taxes for dependable fire and ...
Petition calls for return of the dock
For nearly 36 years, visitors and members of the Point Roberts community have enjoyed the use of a floating dock next to the public boat ramp at Lighthouse...
Norma hits all the right notes
On November 28, Vancouver Opera opened its golden anniversary season with a brilliant production of Bellini’s masterpiece, Norma. At all four performances...
Seattle stylist calling the Point home
Stephen Hedlund likes to be known as a hair designer, and he talks about hair as an artistic medium, not a hairdo.
School planning meeting set
We hope that each of our Point Roberts families finds time for rest and relaxation during this holiday season.
2009 in ReviewA Look Back at The Year Just Gone By
Now, 2009 was quite the year. The country fell into the worst recession since the Great Depression, the banks that sent us there got the biggest taxpayer...
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