Wed, Apr 1, 2009
Lily Point walking tour scheduled
The Friends of Lily Point are hosting a tour designed to get more people to discover the new park.
Permits in hand...
Verizon Wireless got the go-ahead from the county to build a cellular telephone tower on parks property, but there is no plan to actually build it yet....
Check your calendars
Get ready for an out of this world event for the Point Roberts Chamber of Commerce’s annual spring social. The social is on April 18 from 7 to 11...
County reviewing Point Roberts zoning
As the county reviews zoning and lowers density to comply with state growth management requirements, planners are looking at what counts as a commercial...
Border muck-a-mucks to alleviate our concerns
Border brass will be coming to Point Roberts next month as part of U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s response to Governor Christine Gregoire&rsquo...
Shoreline regulations relaxed slightly
After hearing from numerous waterfront property owners in a packed hearing last fall that shoreline development regulations were too restrictive, the Whatcom...
Gone but not forgotten...
The Point Roberts Historical Society may not have a museum yet, but that isn’t stopping the group from sharing Point Roberts history with the community...
Claudette Upton memorial scheduled
Friends of the late Claudette Reed Upton are invited to share in a celebration of her life to be held Saturday, April 11, at Lily Point.
PREP group seeking funds
Point Roberts Emergency Preparedness (PREP) group is urgently in need of donations. It is a non-profit organization with 501c(3) tax-deductible status....
What’s that smell? Can’t you smell that smell?
The Point Roberts horseman’s association is bagging up manure just in time for spring gardeners.
Ellis appointed high school principal
After reviewing six candidates in an hour-long executive session Monday night, the Blaine school board hired acting principal Scott Ellis to replace Dan...
Sun, Mar 1, 2009
New life planned for waterside project
After a decade of sitting vacant, the white, or rather, yellow elephant of Point Roberts may be coming to life after all.
Help for those tough life questions
Margot Griffiths missed her work as a counselor after she retired, so retirement didn’t last long. Less than a year, in fact.
The Point Roberts water district will undertake another review of rates, taking into account rising water costs, infrastructure upgrades and a need for...
Ready to lend an ear...
Maureen Buckley has had enough of retirement and is hanging up her well-worn shingle as a licensed professional counselor serving Point Roberts.
Walk & Roll Mom squad to fight MS
A local family is asking for community support to help them help work towards eliminating a disease that has shaped their lives.Local artist Valerie Mayer...
On the hunt for federal stimulus bucks
Federal economic stimulus dollars may be helping to replace the Point’s fragile water distribution system.
Author Don Kirchner has a powerful story to tell; a story that held me captive from the first page. A Matter of Time, chronicles Kirchner’s brutal...
County to re-examine zoning density on Point
A move by Whatcom County planners to bring the county comprehensive plan into compliance with findings from the Western Washington Growth Management hearings...
Chief announces he’s hanging up boots
Bill Skinner will be leaving the chief’s post at the local fire department in June – really this time.
Around the Point
Bill Meursing now presides over two out of five elected boards in Point Roberts.
Around the county...
Point Roberts residents have filled two vacant citizen positions on the county solid waste advisory committee. At their February 10 meeting, county council...
The quickest way for the average golfer to drop five strokes is to become a better putter. How many three putts did you have in your last round? How many...
Blaine wrestlers place third at state
The Blaine wrestling team finished third in Class 2A team standings at the Mat Classic XXI Championships at the Tacoma Dome over the weekend February 20...
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