Fri, May 31, 2013
Post a sign, pick a weed.
Sandy Martin, Suzanne Pinckston and Steve Wolff keep the event sign weeded and trimmed but need donations for bark mulch and some extra hands to weed.
More hours, more reading
The local library will have extended hours this summer to accommodate more users during summer months.
Connecting the Point, dot by dot
The Point Roberts Emergency Preparedness (PREP) group is putting the finishing touches on a resource directory for Point Roberts residents, community organizations, visitors and businesses.
Around the Point
The Saturday morning market will start up on June 21 and take place every Saturday until the end of August except for during the Arts and Music Festival on Saturday, August 3.
Hello? Can you hear me? Hello?
According to Verizon Wireless spokesman Scott Charleston, the Point Roberts cellular transmission tower was "up and running" at noon on Tuesday, April 30.
Semiahmoo Resort to re-open
Coastal Hotel Group, a Seattle-based hotel management company, has confirmed that the purchase of the Semiahmoo Resort is scheduled to close in early June, and that they will be managing it once all the paperwork is signed.
Parks gets ready for summer fun
The crew is in place for this yearâs summer kids program, 15 days of free fun sponsored by the local parks district.
Skagit River bridge collapse means delays
Want to be an ambassador?
The second year of the Visit Point Roberts Student Ambassador Program was kicked off with its first fund raiser, the Spring Fling community talent show.
Improve your Photography
Friends and business associates frequently apologize to me about their photos, saying, "I just have a little digital camera."
Wed, May 22, 2013
Biotoxin causes recreational shellfish harvest closure
Whatcom County Health Department announced May 22 that unsafe levels of paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) biotoxin have been detected in molluscan shellfish on some beaches in north Whatcom County.
Thu, May 16, 2013
Register for the 4th of July parade
It's time to gear up for the annual 4th of July parade.
Thu, May 9, 2013
Getting the commissioners fired up to give
Library fundraising queen Judy Ross, center, attended the May 8 meeting of the fire district commissioners to drum up donations for a new library.
Guest Editorial: Are our courthouse doors closing?
Several years ago, judges statewide began urging the legislature for more stable funding for the trial courts so we could provide equal and accessible justice across our state.
Fri, Apr 26, 2013
Commissioner says 'take foot off gas pedal'
With monthly expenditures rising amid requests for more money, one fire commissioner is asking if the department needs to slow it down.
A Boundary Bay sunrise ...
Who and where we are
The Whatcom County parks department has installed three of four interpretive signs at Lily Point Marine Park to help visitors better understand the cultural and natural history of the area.
Group sends recommendations to county
In an unusual display of unanimity, the Point Roberts Community Advisory Committee has agreed to send three recommendations to improve Point Roberts roads to Whatcom County Executive Jack Louws.
Lisa, Luke and Elizabeth take advantage of a sunny day April 24 to go exploring at Lily Point Marine Park.
More water costs to increase
The Point Roberts water district is continuing to review what it charges residents for the services it provides.
DHS calls for feasibility study on a border crossing fee
A proposal raising the possibility of border crossing fees that was buried in the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) 2014 budget request has sparked outrage and concern in border towns across the country.
Richard Allen at community center
Local sculptor Richard Allenâs work is the focus of the current exhibit at the Gulf Road community center.
Delta to implement testing of coal emissions from Roberts Banks
A major concern of residents opposed to the proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal/Custer Spur project is the potential impact on their health and the environment.
Around the Point
Point Roberts Hospital District superintendent Elaine Komusi said they are continuing to evaluate whether nurse practitioner Natalie Davidson is the right fit for the Point Roberts clinic.
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