Tue, Apr 1, 2008
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.
Trial date set for accused driver
Jason Howard will go to trial on charges of vehicular assault after turning down an offer from prosecutors that would have given him a seven month sentence...
Allergic to books? There may be a good reason for it
The local parks board reassured Whatcom County Library System director Joan Airoldi they would address air quality issues in the Gulf Road community center...
Have a great meal and still support Dollars For Scholars!
Each spring Dollars for Scholars is busy raising money for the scholarships that will be awarded in June. This year there is a bumper crop of students ...
Border talk major concern at voters AGM
If there was ever any question border policies matter if you live in Point Roberts, this year’s annual general meeting of the local voters’...
New border ID rules apply to boaters
With longer days and warmer weather boaters are itching to get out on the water, and this year they’ll need to remember to pack proof of citizenship...
By Pamala Sheppard
You know it’s spring in Point Roberts whenthe cabins get aired out, the birds start singing and we start selling tickets to the Point Roberts Chamber...
Garden club holding bulb sale
The Point Roberts Garden Club is selling bulbs and perennials to support club activities, like the 2008 garden tour, and beautification projects in Point...
Sat, Mar 1, 2008
Local band Encore keeps on rocking and rolling!
The band Encore is celebrating a solid year drawing a crowd at TJs Restaurant and Lounge on Saturday nights, with their combination of passionately delivered...
Recycling pickup service dropped
Point Roberts has a new recycling system, if the local garbage hauler has anything to say about it. Others aren’t so sure.Since the end of January...
Everyone who is anyone will be at the registered voters AGM
3-day limit on mail boxes imposed
Stuffed mailboxes have prompted local postmaster Mike Lange to enforce strict postal service rules on mail pickup.In a January 2008 letter to all mail ...
Paul, Obama are local favorites
Local caucuses followed a national trend for high attendance, with Point Roberts democrats favoring Obama and local republicans backing Ron Paul.The February...
New border ID rules coming
For those who doubt the need or utility of new border ID requirements, Department of Homeland Security secretary Michael Chertoff has just two words for...
More time for tower decision
County land-use staff is asking for more time to respond to a hearing examiner request that the Whidbey Telecom tower be looked at as the preferred location...
Water district close to storage tank agreement
Point Roberts water district commissioners are ready to seal the deal with local developers to build a storage tank. Once built the tank would provide ...
More local border control wanted
“I see 10 lanes in each direction, people whipping through with RFID cards, shorter lines,” was the picture U.S. Consul General Lewis Lukens...
Enhanced driver licenses confusing on both sides of border
ByMeg OlsonWith enhanced drivers licenses now available on both sides of the border many travelers are leaving their passports at home, or at least in ...
Flea market to support local WWU student
Local student Tiffany Range is organizing a flea market and silent auction to help fund a three-month internship in Greece as part of her environmental...
I.Hostels are our first choice. They are usually described as “youth” or “backpacker.” At an average age of 74, we rarely increase...
Best read in a long time: A Thousand Years over a Hot Stove, by Laura Schenone. Much more than reminiscence, Schenone explains the long and...
Be on a boat...
A U.S. Coast Guard boater education course will be held Saturday, March 8 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Blaine Harbor Boating Center, Conference Room,235...
Desmone Bastian, a U.S. border guard accused of accepting free sex from a Canadian prostitute in return for allowing her to enter the U.S. with loads of...
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