Wed, Oct 1, 2008
Airline conference held on Point draws visitors from around the world
A representative from Governor Christine Gregoire’s office was in Point Roberts to welcome participants from around the globe to a small seminar ...
Water board ready to release hookups
The Whatcom County Council has approved a new Point Roberts water system comprehensive plan, leaving only local approval before the water district can ...
Horse association going full gallop
Point Roberts is a horsey town and getting horsier, and the Point Roberts Horseman’s Association is growing to fit the needs of the community.
The Work of WolvesBy Kent Meyers
Taxpayers AGM to focus on new development
The Point Roberts Taxpayers Association (PRTA) will make a gated community planned adjacent to the Lily Point park the focus of its annual general meeting...
Parks board backs off land lease deal
The local parks district has decided to hold off on the possibility of leasing land to the county to dump ditching debris.
Friday lunches in danger of disappearing
Local seniors are fighting for the life of their Friday lunches as the Whatcom County Council on Aging (WCCOA) looks for ways to handle a budget shortfall...
Mon, Sep 1, 2008
Parks board questions senior funds
If the local parks district is not going to pay the county council on aging because they failed to provide a cook for the seniors’ lunches in the...
Getting connected, Point-wise
A sudden growth in new websites, online community forums and email lists is plugging more and more people into community issues.
The Point Roberts Taxpayers Association is putting together a list of objections to a 103-home gated community adjacent to the new Lily Point Park, and...
Get your crab traps out before it’s too late
Grab your gear to cash in on what is being reported as a stellar recreational crabbing season.
Around The Point
While the water system comprehensive plan still needs a final stamp of approval from county council, that plan has received critical state approval of ...
Voters board aims to gear up
A mid summer board shakeup has given new leadership and new energy to the local voters’ association.
Now on to the general election...
Incumbents U.S. Representative Rick Larsen (D-Everett) and Governor Christine Gregoire have both secured leads over their opponents, according to unofficial...
Round and round and round it goes and...
....where it stops, nobody knows.
Blaine student WASL scores improve
Last year’s math emphasis in the Blaine school district seems to have paid off in higher scores on the Washington Assessment of Student Learning ...
Wild Again at the Point
Getting Off Orcas’ Tails
Fri, Aug 1, 2008
It’s time for some serious trash talking
As the war of words continues over the local garbage system, Arthur Wilkowski wants to bring the discussion home.
Border changes = border delays
Motorists who plan on crossing the U.S./Canadian border should expect delays from now until construction of a new facility at the Peace Arch port of entry...
Whatcom County is teeming up with the Nature Conservancy to try and expand the new Lily Point Park.
Group presses tower compromise
Citizens for Responsible Communications continue to try and throw legal roadblocks up to prevent construction of a cellular telephone tower on land owned...
Commissioners looking at long term
Fire commissioners are taking the first step towards developing a long-term plan for capital needs, and how to pay for them, by commissioning a survey ...
New calculations will allow 741 water hookups for homes
Engineers for the local water district brought optimism that aplan that will provide enough water connections to serve the community for more than a decade...
Marshal curtails outside burning
With warm summer weather leading to dry conditions, the Whatcom County fire marshal’s office has issued a burn ban for all of Whatcom County. As ...
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