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Fri, Jul 25, 2014 

 

Arts & music festival set for August 2-3

The Point Roberts Arts and Music Festival will go ahead this year, reconfigured to accommodate the failing southeastern portion of the Lighthouse Marine Park boardwalk, which the county parks department has closed off due to safety concerns.

County council approves scenic loop for Point

Whatcom County Council has enthusiastically approved a proposed scenic loop for Point Roberts.

The summer of '56: Three months of hard work, beautiful weather and a little adventure

Graduation day for me was June 1, 1956.

Character plan committee to expand

The Point Roberts Community Advisory Committee (PRCAC) will continue to accept applications to fill a vacant spot on the board in a bid to get wider community involvement.

DelBene gets results at border

Congresswoman Suzan DelBene has asked the Department of Homeland Security to take steps to cut back wait times at Whatcom County ports of entry, especially Point Roberts.

Food bank looking for space

On Wednesday mornings at 6 a.m., Henry Rosenthal is in Tsawwassen, picking up bread from one of the local supermarkets that donates to the Point Roberts Food Bank.

Too hot to hurry

Slow down and enjoy summer.

Local writer publishes first novel

Long time resident Margot Griffiths has recently had her first novel "Angel Hair" published.

New UPS center to open in fall

A new franchise of The UPS Store is scheduled to open across from the post office in time for this year's Christmas rush.

4th of July 2014, Point-style

A great fourth on the Point

Point Roberts Garden Tour

The 2014 Point Roberts Garden Tour had something for everyone.

Together In Unity? Here? In Point Roberts?

Fire district commissioners have given chief Christopher Carleton the seal of approval at his annual review and the chief has again turned down a raise.

Raising funds for firefighter scholarships

The Point Roberts Volunteer Firefighter's Association raised $1,000 through two carwashes in July.

NEXUS enrollment center moving

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency (CBP) is relocating its NEXUS enrollment center to Birch Bay Square.

Recipes from the Co-op

Grilled Zucchini and Pepper Salad with Feta and Mint

No sitting or singing on the dock of the bay this year

The fishing pier at Lighthouse Marine Park, originally scheduled to be replaced in time for this year's summer season, will have to wait another year.

Quilt show to benefit new library

The Friends of the Point Roberts Library (FOPRL) is presenting a quilt show and sale of the work of Judy Ross, with all proceeds going to the new library building project.

Thu, Jul 17, 2014 

 

Artist Point open for the summer

For the second straight year, State Route 542 to Artist Point opened July 1.

NEXUS enrollment center relocating

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) are relocating their NEXUS enrollment center to Birch Bay Square.

Hot weather causes burn bans statewide

With a heat wave rapidly increasing fire danger throughout the state, the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has expanded the burn ban from DNR-protected lands in eastern Washington to include those west of the Cascades.

Thu, Jul 10, 2014 

 

Locals, DelBene, lobby for longer NEXUS hours and get them!

Congresswoman Susan DelBene is asking the department of homeland security to take steps to cut back wait times at Whatcom County ports of entry, especially Point Roberts.

UPS Store proposed for Point Roberts

A new franchise of The UPS Store is scheduled to open across from the post office in time for this year's Christmas rush.

Arts and Music Festival still on, so far

Arts and Music Festival organizers and county parks staff are scrambling for another plan, with the poor condition of the boardwalk at Lighthouse Marine Park threatening to shut down this year's festival.

Point Roberts scenic loop approved

Whatcom County Council has enthusiastically approved a proposed scenic loop for Point Roberts.


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