Thu, Mar 6, 2014
2014 Valentines for Sudan Wine and Chocolate Tasting
Point Roberts came out for an evening of wine and chocolate in support of Christian Solidarity International (CSI) and the South Sudanese underground railroad.
Math teachers to get schooled in Common Core standards
Throughout February, the Blaine school district worked to prepare its math teachers for the new standards imposed by Common Core State Standards Initiative, which will take full effect next school year.
Girls headed to state tourney in Yakima
The Blaine girls basketball team is elite, officially.
Fri, Feb 28, 2014
There are changes in the works at the health clinic
The staff of the Point Roberts Clinic would like to share the exciting changes we are making to improve your health care experience.
Lily the llama enjoys the cold
One of the Point's resident llamas, Lily, appeared to take the recent spout of cold, snowy weather in stride even though the Point is less bumpy than the Andes.
Water district mulls increase in rates
Just one member of the public attended the water district's public hearing February 26 on the latest rate increase and that was taxpayers' association president Mark Robbins.
Moribund character plan group role re-activated
The Point Roberts Community Advisory Committee (PRCAC) has officially taken over as character plan advisory committee.
In case of calamity, keep calm and carry on
The Point Roberts Emergency Preparedness (PREP) group is hosting an open forum on community emergency preparedness for the Point.
New PRCAC committee member
Holger Michelsen is the newest at-large member of the Point Roberts Community Advisory Committee.
A deer caught in the snow
Like a deer caught in a snowstorm, this deer pauses while crossing Benson Road.
They know where you've been and they know where you're going
By midsummer, U.S. and Canadian border agencies will be sharing information on all travelers crossing the border, so that entering one country will provide a record of leaving the other.
You don't have to be a tiny person to make tiny art
Auntie Pam's Country Store is inviting artists of all skill levels and media to create tiny art to support the new library.
County imposes emergency pot moratorium
If you've been chomping at the bit to sell or grow marijuana, you're going to have to cool your heels a little while longer.
Down with snowmen!
Apparently not a huge fan of snowmen, Nutmeg the goat brutally attacked and pushed over this kale hat-wearing guy.
Phoenix-like, a cafe rises again
The Hughes family is set to take over the management of Caffe Capanna.
This bald eagle appears a little disgruntled with the change in weather.
Wings Over Water just around the corner
Cormorants, great blue herons, common loons and bald eagles are just some of the birds that can be seen during the 12th Annual Wings Over Water Northwest Birding Festival to be held March 14 - 16 in Blaine.
Around the Point
Pamela Poirier will be joining her sister Nancy as the featured artist in the community center art exhibit for the months of March and April.
Olympian encourages kids to "do your best!"
Canadian Olympic rower Joy Fera visited the Point Roberts primary school to share the spirit of the games with local students.
Puget Sound Energy to the Point's rescue
With power out throughout the Point, Puget Sound Energy crews were on the job without delay.
A Flowchart of Food
Thu, Feb 20, 2014
Friends of the Point Roberts Library work their way to a new library
The Friends of the Point Roberts Library continued on its fundraising juggernaut with an all-weekend book sale that brought in more than $1,000.
Representatives hope to appease concerned fisheries with revamped GMO legislation
Fish farms in Washington are still not happy with an updated bill that would require labeling of transgenic fish.
Blaine High School students chosen for All-State Choir
Last weekend, Blaine High School sent four of its outstanding choral members to join the Washington Music Educatorâs Association (WMEA) 2014 All State Choir.
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