Mon, Mar 1, 2004
by Pam Sheppard
People all over the Point are in anxious anticipation of this year�s annual art auction to benefit the Point Roberts Arts Foundation. Last year some of...
Good manners for dogs and their friends
Man�s best friend they may be, but dogs can also dish out some mystifying and infuriating behavior: biting the postman, chewing up shoes, disappearing ...
Commissioners seek public input
Fire commissioners are asking the community to help them decide what kind of fire department Point Roberts needs, starting with the fire chief.
Pot-carrying student arrested in school bus bust
When the Point Roberts school bus pulled up to the Peace Arch port of entry last Friday morning there were a dozen border enforcement officers waiting....
by Davea Fisher
We�re lucky. We have a lot of good guys in Point Roberts. Five of those good guys are going to help raise money for the Dollars for Scholars. Taking part...
Point Roberts health fair set for May
On May Day the Point Roberts Community Foundation will present its first Healthy Living Fair, intended to be an annual celebration of the Point as a healthy...
Small business help available
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) recently hired Sherri Daymon as their new rural business development specialist. This outreach position is...
Tree, archaeological rules to be reviewed
Almost 200 people signed a petition that has spurred county council to look at revising, or eliminating, tree retention rules for Point Roberts.
Sun, Feb 1, 2004
Stumpos� companies selling world-wide from Point Roberts
The Stumpo�s Point Roberts home appears to be no more than that - a nice house. But in one room of that house the couple run a pair of companies, each ...
Family requires assistance after crash
by Tavish Bradbury
During his career as a professional wrestler, Gene Kiniski was best known for his arrogant bravado and tough demeanor. Love him or hate him, most agree...
by Rebecca Schwarz Kopf
Voters will be asked to pass a maintenance and operations levy on Tuesday, February 3, allowing the Blaine school district to maintain its quality of education...
by Meg Olson
Ginger Porter moved to Point Roberts 15 years ago, with four children and enough energy and humor for a whole town full of kids. When she moved to Blaine...
Longer hours for NEXUS implemented
U.S. Customs and Border Protection announces new extended hours for the NEXUS program in Point Roberts. Effective Sunday, January 11, the southbound NEXUS...
Cause of marina fire still under review
Two large power boats in the Point Roberts Marina burned to the water line and sank on New Year�s Day.
Mad cow disease meets mad bureaucrats in border tiff
Despite mad cows on both sides of the border, beef did not disappear from local shelves and plates thanks to some creative shipping solutions. Thursdays...
Commissioners get down to the job at hand
With an awful lot to do and not much time to do it, fire district #5 commissioners aren�t wasting much time at their meetings. In the last month and a ...
Thu, Jan 1, 2004
Writer�s seminar set
Esteemed writing instructor and award-winning author, Eunice Scarfe from the University of Alberta, comes to Point Roberts February 6 and 7 to lead a special...
Point Roberts: Home to the 8th best golf course
>Use it or lose it, is the message
The Point Roberts community van is looking for more drivers, more passengers and more places to go. �Their concern is we�re not using it as much as they...
Community is defined as a group of people who work together, under the rule of law, in order to gain benefits that an individual could not obtain by working...
We�re from the government. We�re here to protect you.
Life just got a whole lot more complicated for restaurateurs in Point Roberts, at least those in the habit of buying their food ingredients in B.C. As ...
District considering increase in water rates
Faced with the combined impact of an increase in the price of water purchased from the Greater Vancouver Regional District (GVRD) and a strengthening Canadian...
Fire district pulls the plug on North Whatcom Fire & Rescue
Whatcom County Council hastily appointed former fire chief David Gellatly to one of the two vacant commissioner positions on the board of fire district...
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