Lots of money and loads of fun

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By Meg OlsonP1010171

The Party on the Point raised more than $10,000 to support the legal battle to fight a proposal to build a radio tower farm at the entrance of Point Roberts.

“This will cover more than a quarter of our legal bills,” said event organizer Armene Belless. “It was an amazing party that was lots of fun, too.”

On November 29, several hundred people came out to listen to Tony Barton and Friends. The event also featured a 50/50 draw, a silent auction and raffle.

The Cross Border Coalition to Stop the Towers continues to oppose an application by
BBC Broadcasting to build five radio towers in Point Roberts. The Whatcom County Hearing Examiner has denied the application but BBC Broadcasting is appealing P1010166the decision to Whatcom County Council.

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