Sun, Feb 1, 2004
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...
2003: Another Year Bites the Dust
Yes, it�s that time of year again. Where we look back at a year almost all gone and consider what comes now. For instance, how long will it take us to ...
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...
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