Mon, Sep 1, 2008
Around The Point
While the water system comprehensive plan still needs a final stamp of approval from county council, that plan has received critical state approval of ...
Voters board aims to gear up
A mid summer board shakeup has given new leadership and new energy to the local voters’ association.
Now on to the general election...
Incumbents U.S. Representative Rick Larsen (D-Everett) and Governor Christine Gregoire have both secured leads over their opponents, according to unofficial...
Round and round and round it goes and...
....where it stops, nobody knows.
Blaine student WASL scores improve
Last year’s math emphasis in the Blaine school district seems to have paid off in higher scores on the Washington Assessment of Student Learning ...
Wild Again at the Point
Getting Off Orcas’ Tails
Fri, Aug 1, 2008
It’s time for some serious trash talking
As the war of words continues over the local garbage system, Arthur Wilkowski wants to bring the discussion home.
Border changes = border delays
Motorists who plan on crossing the U.S./Canadian border should expect delays from now until construction of a new facility at the Peace Arch port of entry...
Whatcom County is teeming up with the Nature Conservancy to try and expand the new Lily Point Park.
Group presses tower compromise
Citizens for Responsible Communications continue to try and throw legal roadblocks up to prevent construction of a cellular telephone tower on land owned...
Commissioners looking at long term
Fire commissioners are taking the first step towards developing a long-term plan for capital needs, and how to pay for them, by commissioning a survey ...
New calculations will allow 741 water hookups for homes
Engineers for the local water district brought optimism that aplan that will provide enough water connections to serve the community for more than a decade...
Marshal curtails outside burning
With warm summer weather leading to dry conditions, the Whatcom County fire marshal’s office has issued a burn ban for all of Whatcom County. As ...
Historic election primary takes place August 19
After a four-year court battle Washington will run an open primary this month allowing voters to pick the candidate they choose regardless of party affiliation...
Art, music and fun in the sun at the park
The Arts and Music Festival at Lighthouse Park is growing again with more booths, more food, and more evening festivities.
We pledge to cordially greet...
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) wants to see travelers go on their way with a smile, and so they are ramping up training to give officers the ...
Tue, Jul 1, 2008
Board mulling million dollar upgrade
Point Roberts water commissioners are considering jumping into a $1 millionwater main replacement project.
Around the Point
A flyer being distributed in the community is asking for a self-imposed burn ban this summer, and lists an impressive group of endorsements.
When Elizabeth Lantz starts working with a new client, she goes beyond massaging sore muscles, taking a holistic approach to making people feel good, and...
Gentlemen - Start your engines!
After a six-year hiatus, Lorne Nielson will bring back an idea that started 20 years ago at Nielson’s Building Center – racing belt sanders...
Near-crash sparks airport fears
New attention is being focused on the proximity of homes to the Point Roberts Airpark, and who makes the rules, by a recent near miss. “It’...
RFID scanners being installed
Another construction project is scheduled to be layered onto the already under-construction Peace Arch port of entry, but Customs and Border Protection...
Fire district considers upgrades
Fire district commissioners are tentatively making plans for strategic planning sessions to try and plan for a carpet of facility upgrades and equipment...
First Nation and latecomers celebrate new park
“We’d like to extend a heartfelt thank you – hyeshqe – for protecting one of the traditional lands of our people,” said Lummi...
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