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Thu, Sep 9, 2010 


Get psyched for the P R Marina Seafood & Music Festival!

The second annual festival finishes up the 2010 boating season with style and verve.

Thu, Sep 2, 2010 


Five radio towers proposed for the Point

Five towers, 145 feet high, have been proposed for the corner of Tyee Drive and McKenzie Way.

Winds pounds Maple Beach moorage

A sudden wind storm pushed boats onto shore.

What? Our deputies didn't make the list?

A compilation of U.S. and Canadian speed traps skip the Point.

Fri, Aug 27, 2010 


More paths, say residents

The Point Roberts Community Advisory Committee had its best turnout since its creation when over 20 community members came to weigh in on transportation priorities for Point Roberts.

Paramedic to replace chief while training

Bellingham paramedic Christopher Carleton will be taking over for fire chief Nick Kiniski while Kiniski completes his paramedic training.

Yes, Virginia, there really is a Point visa policy

It seems there was a policy on visas for part-time workers in Point Roberts after all. Now border officials need to figure out what to do with it and whether it still matters 25 years later.

Lily Point bluff takes a tumble

The most recent collapse at Lily Point has left a smaller trail that used to be 15 feet away from the edge of the bluff dangling in the air.

Point Roberts Library’s summer reading program image

Image of family games night celebration.

Point Roberts Historical Society to unveil their latest exhibit, “First Families of Point Roberts”

Image of an open house hosted by the Point Roberts Historical Society.

Lily Point interpretive walk

Image of an exploration at Lily Point.

Every dog a winner in Point Roberts pageant

Braving the heat on Sunday, August 15, almost 40 dogs, their owners, friends and families took over the field at the community center for the 2nd Annual PAWS Dog Show.

Bob, how do I love thee?

Rural, peaceful, beautiful, relaxed, unique.

Take a whack at a classic tourney

This year’s Ron Nielson Fall Golf Classic is going to be all about the fun, according to co-organizer Bill Steele.

School district finalizes budget

The Blaine school board has completed their budget planning for the 2010/11 school year, but uncertainties remain that may force staff cuts one or two years out.

Point Roberts Arts & Music Festival, July 31 - August 1

Images from the Point Roberts Arts & Music Festival.

Project hit with stop work order

Whatcom County issued a stop work order to the Point Roberts Beach Club as permits and appeals on the project headed into their second day of public hearing.

In The Kitchen

Tacos are fun for the entire family!

Finish off the summer with a party!

Celebrate a great summer on the water and the Point Roberts community at the Point Roberts Marina Seafood and Music festival.

Master carver Edoardo

Image of Master carver Edoardo.

Give peace a chance (for one day)

Seems simple enough – one day of peace, but to Ernie Loreen, looking forward to a day of peace and enjoyment of one another’s company is more important than we can imagine. After all, he says, “everyone wants peace.”

A toxic Point Roberts event

It’s time to clean out the shed and under the sink again and get rid of all the bad stuff the right way.

Close August primary has candidates chewing their nails

Unofficial election results for the August 17 primary election for position 1, which had five candidates going into the primary, show Republican Jason Overstreet, a Seattle firefighter and Blaine city council member, received 46 percent of the vote with 15,797 votes while Democrat Al Jensen, a detective with the Bellingham police department, received 27 percent with 9,258 votes.

The Home Detailer

Image of Tracie Wallace, The Home Detailer.

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