Sun, Jun 1, 2008
Parks kids program getting ready to roll
The local parks and recreation district’s usual menu of summertime activities are lined up again this year – a four-week kids program and a...
Come and jam!
After dinner on a balmy summer Tuesday night you might hear a little bluegrass drifting from the community center. Looking in the window you might see ...
Plenty of good times, says Joan
“My personal favorite memory is the graveyard I built on Halloween for my staff, with personalized gravestones,” reminisced Roberts, who has...
Tracing Our Past: A Heritage Guide to Boundary Bay, is an outstanding collaboration by historian Anne Murray of Tsawwassen and photographer David Blevins...
Program looking for a cook
Point Roberts senior lunches may be in jeopardy if program managers can’t find a local cook, or find a way to work without one.
Don’t just stand there, do something, say new provisional council members
Shifting gears at their May monthly meeting, the still amorphous Point Roberts provisional council decided they would be better off doing rather than just...
By Jack Kintner
Wild at the Point
Point Roberts provides homes for wildlife who live here year round or those who just take a rest from their trips to exotic places. From birds to marine...
Thu, May 1, 2008
WUTC and trash hauler at loggerheads
State and county regulators are saying the local garbage company isn’t playing by the rules and are threatening cancellation of Point Recycling and...
Jim Jorgensen’s famed salmon fishing class, Salmonar, is back for 2008. Jorgenson, who has 40 years of experience running Jim’s Salmon Charter...
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.
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