Tue, Nov 1, 2005
Districtsupporting EMS tax
The local fire district is supporting a ballot measure thatwould establish a new county sales tax to support the countyparamedic system.“I certainly...
All arewelcome at chamber AGM!
Some yogawith that bed?
The newowners of Maple Meadows Bed & Breakfastplan subtle changes as they merge the old inn with their newbusiness.
Point Roberts Water District
An ill omenfor the barn, at least
A 49-year-oldman apparently suffering from mental illness burned down thebarn next to the Roof House on Marine Drive because he believedit to be full of...
Need helpwith your energy bill?
The OpportunityCouncil’s energy assistance program willbe open Saturday, November 5, from 8 a.m. – noon for peopleto call and schedule appointments...
Best legalhelp your tax dollar can buy
Blue Heron Express rolls on – for now
The Point Roberts Blue Heron Express is still alive, but users of the community van will need to build a compelling argument the Point needs the program...
Parentsand district devise survey
Point Robertsprimary school parents were overflowing with advice for theBlaine school district in deciphering the apparent unpopularityof the school. They...
It’snot the program, it’s opening the doors that’sthe problem
HeatherGood is asking for parks board support and space in the communitycenter to have her highly successful summer arts program growinto a year-round ...
Step rightup! Take your chance on winning a water hook-up!
Water commissioners extended the moratorium on new water connectionsand gave their apologies to half a dozen property owners tryingto find a way to get...
Now kickingback at Kick Back Ranch
Who wouldhave thought that in 1969 when we first bought in Point Roberts,we would spend the first 25 years enjoying it as a resort propertyand the next...
By VirginiaLester,RN, MSN, ARNP
The classification of Diabetes Mellitus (DM) has changed alongwith the increased knowledge and understanding of the diseaseprocess. A committee of experts...
Sat, Oct 1, 2005
Board agreesto pay off debt
The commissionersof the Point Roberts fire district are grudgingly paying offdebt acquired by the North Whatcom Fire and Rescue Servicemaintenance shop...
New daycare center opens up
Tera Hertingis enjoying being a mom so much she wants to share it. “Ijust really get a kick out of it,” shesaid.
Here comethe Minutemen
When theypatrolled the southern border President George Bush calledthem vigilantes, but Tom Williams describes members of theMinuteman Civil Defense Corps...
Local artistshowcased during Ballard ArtWalk in October
FloatingLeaves Tea; Seattle’s new premiersource for gourmet Chinese tea, and only authentic ChineseTea House, is showcasing: Voice of Flying Ink:...
Districtcould use a little input from the public, says fire chief
“Thisyear it’s never saved a life. It’snever saved a building. Is this money well spent?”
I met atraveler from an antique land who said: Two vast and trunklesslegs of stone stand in the desert. So starts Percy Bysshe Shelley’srequiem to...
School districtresumes local parents meetings
No more B.C. water to be had, say they
After a meeting with Greater Vancouver Water District (GVWD) engineers, water district manager Dan Bourks is working on options that don’t include...
The new,improved taxpayers
The PointRoberts taxpayers association wants to reinvent itself andis hiring a consultant to direct the process.
Thu, Sep 1, 2005
Fire districtlooking for a few good men and women
With lessthan 20 volunteers taking on the task of putting out firesand responding to medical emergencies on the Point, fire chiefBill Skinner would like...
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