Thu, May 1, 2008
All Canadians and Americans preparing their boats for the 2008 boating season should also be up to date on U.S. marine mammal protection regulations and...
Local honored by press association
Local resident John Lesow was recognized recently in a Washington Press Association contest, awards for which were announced April 19.
Chief warns against future needs
The Point Roberts fire department is considering following in the footsteps of other departments in the county, looking at what it would take to serve ...
New group wrestles with the issues
Community services and the border were identified as two major problems to be addressed at the second meeting of the ‘provisional Point Roberts Community...
Neither rain, nor snow, nor border shall stop, oops, think again
Point Roberts could be getting its mail a day late if the United States Postal Service (USPS) can’t strike a deal with Canada Border Services Agency...
NEXUS refusals inspire locals to call for changes
A new website is under construction to try to fix what a group of local residents sees as flaws in the NEXUS program.
And a park is born...
The deal is sealed and 90-acres of Lily Point have been secured for a public park, but community fundraisers want to keep up the push for donations.
Only cowpokes allowed, folks
Point Roberts walkers are losing part of a favorite path to cattle, but only temporarily.
By Jack Kintner
The Blaine school district, pinched by rising fuel costs, increased personnel expenses and an untimely enrollment slump, will have to cut as much as $655,000...
Writing workshop offered
The Point Roberts Historical Society is sponsoring a free writing workshop on Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. – noon at the community center on Gulf...
Tue, Apr 1, 2008
Opponents vow to appeal tower ruling
Whatcom County hearing examiner Michael Bobbink has approved the Verizon application to build a cellular telephone tower on land owned by the parks district...
Cleaner air could be in your future
Craig Grossman makes a living out of clean air.
Point Roberts water district manager Dan Bourks is hopeful they have found another road to more water connections.
Have you taken your boat operator’s class yet?
In addition to life jackets and flares, registration decal and a fire extinguisher, state law now requires boaters to take a class in boating safety.
Trial date set for accused driver
Jason Howard will go to trial on charges of vehicular assault after turning down an offer from prosecutors that would have given him a seven month sentence...
Allergic to books? There may be a good reason for it
The local parks board reassured Whatcom County Library System director Joan Airoldi they would address air quality issues in the Gulf Road community center...
Have a great meal and still support Dollars For Scholars!
Each spring Dollars for Scholars is busy raising money for the scholarships that will be awarded in June. This year there is a bumper crop of students ...
Border talk major concern at voters AGM
If there was ever any question border policies matter if you live in Point Roberts, this year’s annual general meeting of the local voters’...
New border ID rules apply to boaters
With longer days and warmer weather boaters are itching to get out on the water, and this year they’ll need to remember to pack proof of citizenship...
By Pamala Sheppard
You know it’s spring in Point Roberts whenthe cabins get aired out, the birds start singing and we start selling tickets to the Point Roberts Chamber...
Garden club holding bulb sale
The Point Roberts Garden Club is selling bulbs and perennials to support club activities, like the 2008 garden tour, and beautification projects in Point...
Sat, Mar 1, 2008
Local band Encore keeps on rocking and rolling!
The band Encore is celebrating a solid year drawing a crowd at TJs Restaurant and Lounge on Saturday nights, with their combination of passionately delivered...
Recycling pickup service dropped
Point Roberts has a new recycling system, if the local garbage hauler has anything to say about it. Others aren’t so sure.Since the end of January...
Everyone who is anyone will be at the registered voters AGM
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