Fri, Feb 1, 2008
County revamping septic rules
Whatcom County Council will be considering revisions to proposed septic inspection rules to make it easier for homeowners to afford both inspections and...
Bad month for house fires
Further delay for cell tower
County land use staff requested a second continuance to allow them for more time looking at alternative sites for a cellular telephone transmission tower...
New enhanced licenses ready to go
Cross-border travelers looking for a cheaper alternative to passports can apply for the Washington state’s Department of Licensing’s new enhanced...
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...
Border turns away Native American
A Native Americanliving on the Tsawwassen First Nation is leveling charges of discrimination at Point Roberts Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers...
Open your wallets for the Lily Point park
The Whatcom Land Trust had hoped to close the deal on the purchase 90 acres of uplands and 40 acres of tidelands at Lily Point by early December, but have...
Overcrowding spurs district’s future plans
Students, teachers and administrators have all got their fingers crossed that voters will approve two money measures that will be appearing on a special...
A man of many abilities to the rescue
Mark Ellison’s love of boats brought him to Point Roberts, and he’s brought his love of wood along.
Tue, Jan 1, 2008
Change in tower site requested
Hearing Examiner Michael Bobbink is asking county planning staff to look at alternative locations where Verizon Wireless could build a 150-foot steel lattice...
Scholarships, grants available
Four special community-focused grant and scholarship programs offering more than $200,000 in funding are now available through Whidbey Telecom. These unique...
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Point Roberts Food Bank
Builders Without Borders planning the Sam Say Organic Farm in Laos
Builders Without Borders is a Vancouver-based nonprofit organization. It is normally involved in post-disaster reconstruction including earthquakes in ...
New border hours, documents
As of January 31, 2008, all adult travelers will be required to present proof of citizenship, such as a birth certificate, and proof of identity, such ...
2007 in ReviewAnd that's all she wrote, folks
That’s it. No more. Another year under the bridge. Boom. Just like that. Don’t believe us? Here’s the proof. A final look-back at what...
Fire chief decides to stay on the job
Bill Skinner is back in the saddle again as Point Roberts fire chief after deciding to retire from duty in October.
Neither snow nor sleet nor border...
It wasn’t rain or sleet or gloom of night that almost made the Point Roberts mail miss the outbound truck in Blaine. It was the border.
Sat, Dec 1, 2007
Dollarpushes up water cost
The PointRoberts water district will be reviewing rates to see if theyneed to follow the Canadian dollar up.
PAWSlooking for a handout or two
In May this year the 18-year-old cat Wilma Donaldson had startedfeeding as a kitten, died. “She was the last of those catsI started feeding at Maple...
Votersto seek NEXUS petition
Incase of heart attack, carry passport
Chamberoffers to be clearing house for Point Roberts
At theirannual general meeting on November 20 the Point Roberts Chamberof Commerce offered to play a new role in the community.“I’m going to...
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