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Fri, Jul 30, 2010 


July 4th, 2010

Images from the 4th of July parade.

Kid’s camp wraps up with smiles

It’s great to be a kid enjoying summer time in Point Roberts.

Around The Point

Events and news around the Point.

Flowers and herbs for sale at the Saturday morning farmers market

Flowers and herbs for sale at the Saturday morning farmers market at the community center July 31, August 14 & 28.

Two sea lions

Two sea lions sunning on the Lily Point bouy.


Herons as seen from Monument Park.

Made the UW Dean’s List!

Shelby Hebert and Jackson Struthers have been named to the Dean’s List at the University of Washington for the spring quarter.

Lily Point

Images from Lily Point.

Brewster’s Fine Foods

Brewster’s Fine Foods is now open every day.

Life’s A Beach! (when you go to the library)

Rose Momsen wants to bring experiences available to other Whatcom County Library branches to Point Roberts.

Heather Woods graduates

Heather Woods graduated from Seattle University with a MA, Ed. TESOL.

Low turnout at voters, taxpayers AGMs

It could have been the nice weather, it could have been the lack of an issue worth getting excited about but whatever the reasons, neither the Point Roberts Taxpayers Association or the Point Roberts Registered Voters Association were able to muster up much of a crowd for their annual general meetings, held Saturday, July 10 and Monday, July 19, respectively.

Fri, Jul 23, 2010 


Yes, we have no tomatoes, we have no tomatoes today

Drop your tomatoes and peppers. Step away from the car...

Northbound NEXUS hours of operation expand

Morning lineups could soon be a thing of the past, at least for NEXUS holders

Thu, Jul 15, 2010 


State to offer pre-existing condition insurance

Washington state residents who have been refused coverage by private insurers due to a pre-existing condition can now turn to the state for insurance.

Blaine school district posts proposed budget

The school district is approaching the final stretch in its budget deliberations.

Thu, Jul 8, 2010 


County upgrades its Red Tide shellfish warning

The levels of bio-toxins found in shellfish has reached very dangerous levels according to county health department staff.

Fri, Jun 25, 2010 


Conservation group vows to appeal DNS

Access and tree retention were the two main areas of community concern that came out of a meeting on the proposed Point Roberts Beach Club project.

County council to buck up

Whatcom County Council has approved $50,000 in funding for local fire chief Nick Kiniski to become a paramedic.

Water rates: Mostly good news with a titch of bad

Commercial water users should mostly see good news with the revised rate structure recently adopted by Point Roberts water commissioners.

Deputy Slick returns to the Point

When deputy Glen Slick was first posted to Point Roberts he was “the new guy” with only two years on patrol with the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office.

A cool $14,000 awarded to scholars

Smiles and applause greeted the students at the 10th annual Award’s Night on June 4.

Garden, open market to start

Volunteers have broken ground on a community center garden that will be used to teach as well as to feed garden project participants.

Around The Point

Around the Point

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