Sun, May 1, 2005
School bussmuggling ringleader receives 18 months in Walla Walla state penitentiary
The firstadult to do time in jail in connection with marijuana smugglingon the Point Roberts school bus was sent to the state penitentiaryat Walla Walla...
County gets to hear what’s on themind of Point Roberts (lucky county)
“This evening is not a public hearing, it’s actually a community conversation,” facilitator Mary Dumas told a full house at the community...
The Appointment Most Women Would Love To MissThe annual GYN exam! No matter how long the 15 minutes or somay seem, this appointment could actually save...
Fri, Apr 1, 2005
County parksto formulate vision for growth
A countyparks open house to get community feedback on proposals tobe incorporated into an updated parks comprehensive plan wassparsely attended, with only...
Need newfloors or cabinets?
Local tradesmanAaron Einfeld’s regulargig is making machinery work in large sawmills, but for hishome-based business here on the Point he was more...
Cell towers,water quality concerns board
Cantwellwants line held
Washingtonsenator Maria Cantwell is promising to block administrationefforts to raise Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) ratesfor electricity, changing...
All thechildren may be above average in Lake Woebegone but ... in Washington state?
GarrisonKeillor claims all the children are above average in Lake Woebegone,but I have not found that to be the case in the schools I havebeen involved...
Health Matterson the Point
Complementary Medicine Interaction with Conventional Prescriptions“Alternative” or “complementary” medicineconsists of any approach...
Millionaireswindler taken in by two-for-one lunch offer at Brewster’sRestaurant
County tocome and visit us
When countyexecutive Pete Kremen snuffed the idea of a rural advisorycommittee for Point Roberts that would keep county staff currentwith local issues,...
New commissioners have their work cut out
At their first official meeting Point Roberts’ new hospital district commissioners carved up a sizeable pie, each taking on a third of the substantial...
Mysterioushappenings in Delta
The latestin a series of mysteries is underway at the Delta Museum andArchives this spring. It is the spring of 1910, and the communityof Ladner’...
Local preschoolowner Theresa Cosgrove is planning a workshop to help familiesdiscover healthy ways to handle anger as part of national Weekof the Young...
Let yourpaintbrush do the walking
WhidbeyTelecom has announced a competition for local artists who areinterested in having their artwork featured on the cover ofthe next issue of the company...
Tue, Mar 1, 2005
Parentspetition for long-term school approach
What is HIPPA (Health Insurance Portability and AccountabilityAct of 1996) and what does it mean to you and the Aydon WellnessClinic?I have been told there...
HistoricalSociety: Tales from the archives
How muchdo you want to pay for power?
SenatorMaria Cantwell has started an online petition to send a messageto the White House that the northwest doesn’twant to pay more for power.
Tired ofwatering that old lawn?
Want yourlawn to look as good as a putting green this summer? Hire thesame guy the golf course does to put in a system that conserveswater while giving...
Principalpleads not guilty
Blaine highschool principal Dan Newell has filed a not guilty plea oncharges he obstructed an investigation and aided a criminalactivity, and a trial date...
Ifyou glow, don’t go
When PointRoberts resident Wayne Seeley crosses the U.S. border at Blainehe needs to pull in for a 20-minute inspection, every time.He sets off the radiation...
Golf coursepumping up for 2005
It’shardly been a quiet winter at the Point Roberts Golf and CountryClub, but the course is gearing up for a busy 2005 peak seasonwith new staff,...
Hospital district supporters romp to an easy win
Voters gave strong endorsement in a mail-in election to the idea of a hospital district using tax dollars to provide basic medical care on the Point.
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