Sun, Mar 1, 2009
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...
Local poet published
Point Roberts resident poet Carole MacRury’s first book, In the Company of Crows: Haiku and Tanka Between The Tides, has just recently been published...
Great reading choices from the library...
Adult Fiction:Primal Threat by Earl Emerson.
Ladybug Nursery to open mid-March
What started as a passion for plants and then turned into a way to help a friend has become a new business venture for Darlene Gibbs this year.
Sun, Feb 1, 2009
Conservancy group adds to Lily Point
On the last day of 2008, The Nature Conservancy, a non-profit environmental organization, announced the purchase of 146 acres of uplands and 96 acres of...
Port director Peg Fearon to retire
The woman at the helm during the sweeping changes at local borders over the last several years is stepping down. Peg Fearon, area ports director for Blaine...
The new Trinity Chamber Series kicked off its start in January with two concerts; a joint concert by Karen Nakajima, pianist and the Delta Brass Quintet...
Club pro places in Canadian Open
Local golf course manager Kyle German is headed for a challenge and an honor few golfers even aspire to.
Irene Waters dies, aged 84
At memorial celebrations in Point Roberts and Bellingham, every person who got up to speak about Irene Waters told of a fiery spirit and a passion for ...
WUTC to hear solid waste complaints
A resolution may be in sight for local garbage issues, as the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (WUTC) prepares for an April hearing on...
Canadian border requiring ID for entry
Canada Border Services Agency(CBSA) has implemented technology changes in the primary inspection lanes, and the operational changes to go with them have...
Faster PSE power outage response projected
With a little help from the fire district and the parks district, Puget Sound Energy (PSE) will move forward with an agreement that will provide emergency...
Whalen’s RV park sold for single residence
A Maple Beach landmark abruptly closed its doors at the end of December leaving dozens of families only a month to dismantle summer hideaways it took them...
Thar’s a new sheriff (deputy) in town
The newest Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) deputy to serve Point Roberts is a relative newcomer to WCSO but has a long and diverse career ...
Full spring musical line-up planned
Photos by Meg Olson
Hospital district to clarify finances
Hospital district commissioners are waiting for a new executive director to take the reins at Interfaith Community Health Center, in hopes of clearing ...
The Screening Room
It’s hard to believe that Oscar season is upon us yet again. The 81st Academy Awards ceremony will be telecast on Sunday, February 22 on ABC at 5...
Thu, Jan 1, 2009
Locals pile on at the WUTC
Three local residents have joined the garbage fray, filing a complaint with the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission, requesting that the...
2008 Point Roberts Library
So you want to be a Friend of the Point Roberts Library? Friends promote the library! Of course it’s a place to find books, music, movies, and magazines...
2008 began with the swearing in of our newest commissioner, Mark Robbins, who was elected to fill the seat left vacant by Irene Waters, who retired after...
2008 Trinity Lutheran Community Church
The church begins its year where the cultural year ends; in December. Last year we began with Advent-ures, a series of Saturday adventures leading up to...
2008 PR Garden Club
2008 has been a very successful year for the Point Roberts Garden Club.
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