Fri, Oct 26, 2012
New commissioner no wallflower
Jeff Wilmot shook things up at his first meeting as a commissioner for the Point Roberts fire district, putting forward motions to alter commission structure and compensation, and scuttling a motion to increase the fire chief's discretionary spending.
Icelandic theme picked for annual Christmas craft fair
The Point Artisan Guild has chosen an Icelandic Christmas as the theme for their tenth annual Christmas Arts and Crafts Fair being held the first weekend in December.
Co-op bumper crop
Bond set to expire
The Point Roberts Golf and Country Club's residential development is proceeding more slowly than anticipated and the bond they posted to guarantee infrastructure in the development is set to expire.
Wackie Walkers make it to 10
Wackie Walkers are celebrating 10 years walking on the Point's roads and trails.
Around the Point
Thu, Oct 18, 2012
Late-season crabbing reopened
Sport crabbers have been given the green light for fall crabbing after late-summer assessments showed Dungeness and red rock crab remain plentiful in most Washington waters.
Thu, Oct 11, 2012
New fire commissioner starts meeting with a roar
Jeff Wilmot shook things up at his first meeting as a commissioner for the Point Roberts fire district, putting forward motions to alter commission structure and compensation, and scuttling a motion to increase the chief's discretionary spending.
Thu, Oct 4, 2012
Fire Department adds new weekend volunteers
Fire chief Christopher Carleton will be choosing three to five candidates from 38 hopeful applicants to sign on as volunteer firefighters.
Mon, Oct 1, 2012
You're invited to an open house
The Point Roberts seniors' association is celebrating a spruced up community center with an open house, bringing together the 20-plus groups that use the historic facility.
Fire district to pull in extra help
The Point Roberts fire department will be adding paramedics and emergency medical technicians (EMTs) from the county to its volunteer roster in an effort to increase the district's ability to respond effectively.
Sailors race off of Lighthouse Park
Test scores a mixed bag for school district
Blaine school board directors got a little bit of not-so-good news leavened with a bit of good news when presented with student results on state-mandated testing at their regular monthly meeting Monday, September 24.
U.S. Consul General in Vancouver visits Point Roberts
Your grocery slips can build a library
Yes, it's true - in September, the Friends of the Point Roberts Library wanted your loose change to build a library.
Jeweler Sonja Picard returns to Point Roberts
New commissioner appointed
At yet another special meeting, fire district commissioners Bill Meursing and Stan Riffle appointed Jeff Wilmot to fill the seat vacated by David Gellatly following his resignation last month.
New chief takes a haircut
Point Roberts' new fire chief has accepted a substantial cut in vacation and sick leave, acknowledging that the original contract amount was "way out of bounds for a part-time position."
Labor Day luau at the marina
Circle of Peace in the park
Happy to be here on the Point
"I feel like I've died and gone to heaven," said Alexandra Hunt, as she prepared for her first week on the job as the new health care provider at the Point Roberts clinic.
Family Game Night is starting up again in October at the community center and will be held the third Saturday of every month.
Scoping comment period for proposed coal port begins
Residents can now officially have their say on what should be studied in the Gateway Pacific Terminal siteâs environmental impact statement (EIS).
New trail almost finished
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