Sun, Nov 1, 2009
Sterling Savings cautioned by Feds
Sterling Savings Bank has entered into an agreement with federal regulators who found the bank “had engaged in unsafe or unsound banking practices...
Things that go Boo! at Caffé Cappanna
"I’m hoping to start a tradition,” said Caffé Capanna owner Deb Shields, speaking at one of the black-covered tables at the increasingly...
Around the Point
Annual general meeting for chamber of commerce
Wild at the Point
During the past several years I found an exciting and challenging way to spend the down time that occurs when waiting to do Lifeforce’s orca protection...
Thu, Oct 1, 2009
911: Board dares to dream big
The Point Roberts hospital district and fire district have established a joint committee to look at following up the expansion of the fire station with...
Fire district to plan future upgrades
Point Roberts fire commissioners have started working with a veteran fire engine experts in an effort to slowly inch towards replacing aging equipment....
Another suspicious fire?
A recent fire on Gulf Road has been added to the list of Point Roberts fires the county fire marshal’s office lists as under investigation.
Ex-heron rookery partially logged
After five years of inactivity the Point Roberts heron colony that once welcomed over 400 pairs of nesting birds every year has been partly logged by the...
Nault scores a natural hat trick
Sam Nault has seven goals in the two Borderite wins so far this year to begin a season that shows promise and challenge. They’ve dropped games at...
Barefoot burglar? Your first clue will be his dirty feet
Point Roberts may be home to another fugitive from justice, this time a barefoot teenager in the habit of living in the woods.
Sustainability Open Forum
Forty community members interested in local efforts towards more sustainable living came to hear Point Roberts inventor Gordon Dower talk about his Ridek...
WUTC extends hauler application period
The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (WUTC) is opening up the application period again for a permit to run a local garbage pickup service...
Golf course plans its first housing phase
The Point Roberts Golf and Country Club is poised to start the first phase of its planned residential development in coming weeks.
Labor Day Art Show
Artists Sonja Picard and Evelyn Roth welcomed visitors to the Blue Heron Gallery during the Labor Day Art Show.
PSE and park OK agreement
Puget Sound Energy (PSE) and the local parks board have finalized an agreement that would give the power company a location on the Point, the community...
Golf tourney raises big money
Amidst the predicted forecast of a cool and rainy September 19, 21 teams arrived in support of the Point Roberts Wellness Clinic to a sunny and eventful...
Salmon and crab down at the dock
The fishing boat Desire will be moored at the Point Roberts Marina October 10 and 11 bringing wild Alaskan salmon and live Boundary Bay crab to the Point...
Wild Again at the Point
The Columbian black-tailed deer (Odocoileus hemionus columbianus) of Point Roberts may be somewhat elusive but many residents and visitors have shared ...
First seafood fest a big success
It’s estimated more than 1,000 people came and went at the recent seafood and music festival organized by the Point Roberts Marina as a benefit for...
Tue, Sep 1, 2009
Water rates to rise this month
Water rates are still going up but they may be slowing their steady rise.
Bad guys, watch out!
The bad guys on local waters already face a fleet of fast, technically sophisticated watercraft. A new addition to the Customs and Border Protection (CBP...
A Summer in Paraguay
“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only a page.”– St. Augustine
Get ready to tee off for the Ron Nielson Fall Classic Golf Tournament
A few years ago we lost a great visionary to the Tsawwassen and Point Roberts area, Ron Nielson. Ron was the driving force behind the establishment of ...
What can you burn?
It is only legal to burn natural vegetation or firewood in any fire. It is illegal to burn anything else – even paper (except for the amount of paper...
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