Mon, Dec 1, 2003
How to have an enjoyable, relaxed and sane holiday season
My gift to you this holiday season are some questions to discover what brings you the most joy at this time of year (and also to learn what aspects of ...
Lindemann: From art to market
by Meg Olson
The second annual Point Roberts Chili Cookoff raised $325 to help the local food bank make often-empty local tables groan this Christmas.
By Virginia Lester
The holidays are upon us. This may be a happy time for family and friends to gather in celebrations. It is also a time when we are tempted to throw caution...
Write-ins flame out in parks election
In a curious turn of events, the only race for a parks board position that had two candidates on the ballot was also the only one that had a single active...
Shop locally, save royally
�We�re trying to get people to go all around the Point,� said Blue Heron Gallery owner Kitty Doyle. �Spend the day, shop and stay for lunch.�
Days after election, position opens up on board
Water commissioner Art Wilkowski handily defeated challenger David Niles on election day to retain his position on the board, but Niles may end up with...
PR Taxi: On call and ready to roll
Don�t get off that couch. The Point has now joined the fast food world and you can get a pizza delivered to your door. Or do get off that couch and go ...
INSIDEThe physical benefits of Yoga
Yoga is a 5,000 year-old practice that promotes individual health & well-being through physical and mental exercise and deep relaxation. Anyone of any ...
Fire commissioners walk off job after levy loss
Point Roberts Fire District 5 � it would make great television, but what will make it a great fire department?
Sat, Nov 1, 2003
by Meg Olson
Another local organization is asking questions about the Point Roberts Economic Development Committee (EDC) and what role is appropriate for the closed-door...
Make sure you check smoke detector batteries annually.
Make sure you have a fire escape plan for your family.
Lily Point extension nixed
Whatcom County Council dealt a lethal blow to the Resort at Lily Point, denying partners in the development a second one-year extension to the permit for...
Pier vote critical for project
�I can�t say enough about what the pier and the revitalization of our waterfront have done for our city,� White Rock mayor Judy Forster told Point Roberts...
If a tree falls in Point Bob, will the county hear it?
County council gave final approval to new tree retention rules for Point Roberts and rules for property owners building in areas near known archaeological...
INSIDEKucinich is coming
Democratic Presidential hopeful Dennis Kucinich will be making a campaign appearance in Bellingham and local supporters have organized a trip to see him...
Anderson promotes water conservation
Point Roberts water commission chair Madeleine Anderson wants to see Point Roberts consumers think about the water they use. �We are very fortunate here...
Fire levy lift faces strong opposition
If the standing room only crowd at the townhall meeting has anything to do with it, the fire district�s levy increase will go down in flames at next Tuesday...
Wed, Oct 1, 2003
Family keeps county history alive
by Alare Burr Ramos
It was in the summer of 1926 when I spent my first summer at my grandmother�s cottage at Boundary Bay. I was three months old. From then until 1955 when...
by Michael Tan, MD
When we talk about the early days of Point Roberts, we immediately think of the many Icelandic pioneers who migrated here in the later part of the eighteen...
by Meg Olson
The parks board and the seniors association are presenting a united front in asking voters for an additional $5,000 to provide a second day of activities...
EMS ok to provide $103,000 to the Point
While Point Roberts voters will only be a small voice in deciding whether to adopt a countywide levy to support emergency medical service (EMS), if the...
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