Thu, Dec 1, 2005
Customersquery water policies
The waterdistrict is still waiting to find out if the state will allowmore water connections for the Point, but commissioners areunder growing pressure...
Showgirlsraising money for breast cancer
PREP groupaims to rally community for emergency preparedness
The PointRoberts Emergency Preparedness, or PREP, committee is drawinga growing number of people who want to see the Point readyfor anything.
Are youready for the big one?
WhatcomCounty may not be of high risk to tsunamis, hurricanes or tornadoes,but it is at considerable risk to a variety of other disasters,both natural ...
HolidayShopping in Point Roberts
Gasis expensive. Malls are crowded. Psychologists are studyingsomething called “retail rage.” For anyone butthe committed shopaholic, Christmas...
Chamberholds annual meeting
There wasa sparse but enthusiastic turnout for the annual meeting ofthe Point Roberts chamber of commerce.
Incumbentsholding steady in election races
Hospital board votes to increase taxes
The Point Roberts Hospital District has adopted a budget just under a quarter million dollars and will be looking to the taxpayers for over 70 percent....
By VirginiaLester,RN, MSN, ARNP
Insomnia occurs when a person has trouble falling and/or remainingasleep. Insomnia is not a disease, but rather a syndrome thatis caused by poor or inadequate...
TSB Shippingchanges hands
Daryl Marquetteis the new owner of TSB Shipping on Gulf Road, and previousowner Karen Scotti is poised to retire, again.
Tue, Nov 1, 2005
Studentarrested for threatening note
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...
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