Thu, Apr 17, 2014
Homegrown Co-op offering summer CSA
The Point Roberts Homegrown Co-op is selling shares in what promises to be an abundant summer harvest.
Thu, Apr 10, 2014
Garden club looking for more green thumbs to help out
It takes a lot of work keeping the Tyee Drive flower gardens looking spiffy. The garden club could use some help...
April 2014 Newsletter
Character plan committee holds tough on sign ordinance
The second of two sign applications come up in front of the committee
Fire district changes official meeting times
A trial run of 4 p.m. meetings lead to official adoption
Water district receives approval to build new office
Whatcom County Hearing Examiner Michael Bobbink approved a conditional use permit along with a number of conditions
Thu, Apr 3, 2014
International Marketplace rounds up
Results of the "Round Up" campaign at the Marketplace to raise money for the new library are in and organizers are very pleased.
County rules limit new pot business locations
Stricter regulations passed by Whatcom County Council will prevent many would-be pot growers and processors in unincorporated Whatcom County from setting up shop, but some of those restrictions might only be temporary.
Fri, Mar 28, 2014
Getting ready for spring
Darlene Gibbs of Ladybug Nursery is getting ready for the spring rush of customers looking to add color and beauty to their landscape.
District to raise connection fees
Two out of the three water district commissioners voted to approve a 20 percent increase in the general facilities charge (GFC) that is assessed for new water system connections.
Will there be a new sign of the times?
The newly resuscitated Point Roberts Character Plan Advisory Committee (CPAC) has gotten underway and already has shown there may be a bite behind their smiles.
County executive Louws to speak at voters' AGM
The Point Roberts Registered Voters' Association (PRRVA) has snagged Whatcom County Executive Jack Louws to be their featured speaker at its upcoming annual general meeting.
Signs of spring
The signs of spring have appeared on Tyee Drive, thanks to the efforts of the Point Roberts Garden Club.
Miniature Art Night is a hit
Singer/musician Veronica Hughes at the second annual Miniature Art Night fundraiser for the new library at Auntie Pam's.
Staring in at windows
Ed Park and Judy Ross had a sextet of visitors one morning.
Point Roberts enjoys Valentines for Sudan
Fire district given clean bill of health by state auditors
The state auditor's office has given the local fire district a clean bill of health following an accountability audit of the district's operation from January 2010 through December 2012.
South Beach House opens March 28
Welcome back! It's spring and Max Briand and wife Diane are welcoming dinner guests back to South Beach House for great food and an unforgettable view.
Caffe Capanna ready for business
The Hughes family, Lake, Linda and Ron (from left) and staff are ready for business at Caffe Capanna.
School board recognizes Jonquil Moon
Blaine school district chair Todd Berge presents Jonquil Moon with a certificate recognizing her many years as a volunteer at the Point Roberts Primary School helping to foster a love of reading in students.
Pier Restaurant opens, new crew, menu
Pier Restaurant is getting ready for their fourth season with a new crew in the kitchen and a revamped menu.
Point Roberts celebrates world water day
Point Roberts community members celebrated UN World Water Day with dancing and discussions.
Stephen Falk joins parks board
Point Roberts Parks and Recreation District commissioners held their first executive session in almost a decade to select a new commission member.
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