Thu, Dec 5, 2013
State receives marijuana retailer application from the Point
A Point Roberts applicant is asking the Washington State Liquor Control Board (LCB) for a permit to be a marijuana retailer.
Wed, Nov 27, 2013
No contact high for the Point
The Washington State Liquor Control Board (LCB) has released an initial list of individuals and companies who have submitted applications to grow or sell marijuana.
Fri, Nov 22, 2013
Prepping for the art and craft faire
Artist Kitty Doyle, owner of Blue Heron Gallery on Gulf Road, is getting ready for the annual Christmas Crafts Faire which takes place December 7 and 8.
Radio tower opponents planning demonstration
Opponents of a proposed radio tower array on the Point are organizing a cross-border demonstration to draw attention to what they see as unacceptable impacts of the project.
Election 2013: Surprise ending to fire race
Almost three-Squarters of voters who cast a ballot on the Point for the November 5 election supported the parks department borrowing $250,000 for major repairs to the community center.
Fire commissioners let taxpayers keep some money
Fire district commissioners are taking a pass on increasing the tax levy the district is allowed to take annually.
Avoid misery - get a flu shot
Flu season is here and now is the time to get vaccinated to protect yourself, your family and your community.
Fifteen minutes, tops, then we're out of here!
Who crosses the border at Point Roberts?
Indulge in some Point power shopping
The Christmas Crafts Faire at the community center will be the heart of a weekend of keeping your Christmas shopping local.
Win a raffle - save the Point
A quilt donated by the Point Roberts Quilting Group to the Point Roberts Emergency Preparedness (PREP) group will be raffled off to support emergency planning efforts in Point Roberts.
People of the Point
Local photographer and author Patricia "Patch" McCairen is the featured artist at The Blue Heron Gallery during the month of December.
Shop local this holiday season
Find great gifts at Point Roberts stores
Singing in the holiday season
Students practice for the musical program that will be presented on Wednesday, December 11.
Lighthouse Marine Park construction
Lynden-based HBHansen Construction has begun on the parking lot and dock at Lighthouse Marine Park.
Friends of the Library
We are getting awfully close to the end of the year, when the Friends of the Point Roberts Library's fundraising committee is hoping to reach a $300,000 donation total.
Decorating the home for the holidays
The holidays are just around the corner ... the time of the year we treat others and ourselves to a feast for the senses.
Local districts go for 1 percent
While the fire district is turning down the opportunity to take an extra 1 percent in its 2014 tax levy, that's not the case for its poorer cousins, the parks and hospital districts.
Around the Point
Water district applies for CUP, hearing examiner decision expected
Thomas and Valerie Mayer of Point Roberts are delighted to announce the marriage of their youngest daughter Tiffany to Steven Bloch of Bothell, Washington.
Fire chief Chris Carleton shows off the new Fire Hydrant calendar.
Thu, Nov 7, 2013
Point Roberts likes the community center and Democrats.
State recommends getting flu vaccine to protect yourself and your family from illness
Flu season is here and now is the time to get vaccinated to protect yourself, your family and your community from the flu.
Blaine schools welcome officer back to campus
After a prolonged absence due to the economic downturn, the School Resource Officer (SRO) program is back in action in Blaine, thanks to a partnership between the school district and the police department.
Thu, Oct 31, 2013
New healthcare options become available to Washingtonians
With the implementation of many parts of the Affordable Care Act beginning January 1, 2014, new options for affordable health coverage are now available.
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