Sat, Nov 1, 2008
Easy come, easy go with some initiatives
While the race for the presidency may be creating all the national excitement, there are a number of measures, levy lifts and initiatives that have local...
Around the Point
Fire District Plans
New shoreline regs stir up the waters for owners
Local owners of shoreline property are keeping their eyes on a lawsuit filed in Skagit County, hoping for some relief from what they see as unreasonable...
Water district turns the taps back on
It’s over. Nearly three years and three months later, the Point Roberts water district has cancelled the moratorium on water hookups. Water commissioners...
The Screening Room
High School Musical 3:Senior Year – Rated G ***
Wanted: New blood for foundation
“This community must not let the arts die,” said founder and trustee Eddie Buendia.
Come out for the holiday craft fair
The annual Holiday Craft Fair showcasing the remarkable and gift-worthy talents of local artists, crafters and growers gets underway at the Point Roberts...
Governor tells federal government to get with the NEXUS program
Washington governor Christine Gregoire is asking the federal government to relax NEXUS rules and ease border restrictions to make it easier for Point Roberts...
Can you be a friend?
The Friends of the Point Roberts Library is comprised of members who help out by volunteering and assisting the library.
By Meg Olson
Since the Point Roberts Animal Welfare Society – or PAWS – got its official start last November, organizers estimate the group has helped over...
Ten years ago, The Pillars of the Earth swept through the literary world like a tidal wave. Now, at last, Ken Follett delivers his long-promised sequel...
Wed, Oct 1, 2008
Not a question of if but when
Fire commissioners aren’t talking about if they need to ask the taxpayers for more funding, they’re talking about when and how.“I don...
Residents encouraged to get passports
Federal officials held a passport pep rally at the local community center to encourage local citizens to get a passport or passport card, and get one now...
Airline conference held on Point draws visitors from around the world
A representative from Governor Christine Gregoire’s office was in Point Roberts to welcome participants from around the globe to a small seminar ...
Water board ready to release hookups
The Whatcom County Council has approved a new Point Roberts water system comprehensive plan, leaving only local approval before the water district can ...
Horse association going full gallop
Point Roberts is a horsey town and getting horsier, and the Point Roberts Horseman’s Association is growing to fit the needs of the community.
The Work of WolvesBy Kent Meyers
Taxpayers AGM to focus on new development
The Point Roberts Taxpayers Association (PRTA) will make a gated community planned adjacent to the Lily Point park the focus of its annual general meeting...
Parks board backs off land lease deal
The local parks district has decided to hold off on the possibility of leasing land to the county to dump ditching debris.
Friday lunches in danger of disappearing
Local seniors are fighting for the life of their Friday lunches as the Whatcom County Council on Aging (WCCOA) looks for ways to handle a budget shortfall...
Mon, Sep 1, 2008
Parks board questions senior funds
If the local parks district is not going to pay the county council on aging because they failed to provide a cook for the seniors’ lunches in the...
Getting connected, Point-wise
A sudden growth in new websites, online community forums and email lists is plugging more and more people into community issues.
The Point Roberts Taxpayers Association is putting together a list of objections to a 103-home gated community adjacent to the new Lily Point Park, and...
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