Fri, Jun 1, 2007
Taxpayerslooking to save Lily Point The local taxpayers association will make Lily Point,and how potential development and public uses will be integratedfor...
Nomore apples for Mrs. Rita
Mrs. Ritato hundreds of local young people, Rita Worth will not be welcominga new crop of kindergarteners to Point Roberts Primary Schoolnext fall. With...
Summerprogram needs kayak head
Whilethe parks department summer kayak program is still short aco-ordinator, the kids camp is ready to go with program alumnusAndrew Grubb as the new leader...
Privateroads a problem for Point Roberts fire district
A handful of property owners on private roads will be gettingnotification from the fire department that in the case of anemergency, fire and rescue vehicles...
Eco-warriorsbattle bad grass
A vigorous and invasive English weed has residents in itspath talking about its impact on local estuary habitats. Knownas Spartina anglica, or Spartina...
Up,up & away: New hookup charges for water to jump
PointRoberts Primary School News
What comes first? The truck or the building?
Fire commissioners are grappling with a chicken and egg problem: they can’t look at financing new apparatus until they have a place to put them, ...
Potsmuggler sentenced to public service
On May 10 Beth Calder-Gellatly pleaded guiltyto possessing more than 40 grams of marijuana, a class C felony,in Whatcom County Superior Court.
Afew reasons why Lily Point should be conserved
Whenwe sat down to do a “top ten “ list of reasonsto save Lily Point, we had plenty. Your own reasons may rangefrom personal experiences like...
ByVirginia Lester,RN, MSN, ARNP
Tue, May 1, 2007
Nodate yet on water hookups
ABellingham-based not-for-profit organization is providingservices to pregnant and post-partum woman and theirbabies and families throughout Whatcom County...
Coverart competition announced by Whidbey TelecomWhidbey Telecom has announced their 2007 Directory Cover Art Competitionfor local artists. The competition...
Postoffice plans improvements
“Forfour years the postal service has denied we had a problem andnow at least they aren’t in denial,” saidvoters’ association member...
Timeto renew your NEXUS cards
U.S. andCanadian border agencies are ready to start the renewal processfor the avalanche of NEXUS memberships due to expire this summer,and they are encouraging...
Propertytaxes : Who is to blame and what to do
I receive angry comments from residents every day regardingproperty taxes. I am as angry as any other homeowner. My propertytaxes almost doubled. But taxpayers...
PREPworking to get juiced
As part of its efforts to coordinate response to a community-wideemergency in Point Roberts, the Point Roberts Emergency Preparednessgroup (PREP) is working...
Mandatorytrash collection proposed
Lots of Indians but no chiefs
“I have the crew but I don’t have the leader,” said parks board member Shelley Damewood as the board got an early start on their summer...
“Idon't make no dirty movements”– Elvis Presley
Three Elvis impersonators, good food & drinkand a whole lot of shaking went on at the chamber of commercespring fling Saturday, April 21 at Dockside...
TheWhatcom County Marine Resources Committee willhost a presentation and panel discussion at 7p.m. May 3 in the bottom floor conference roomof the Bellingham...
Countycouncil discusses septic regulations
The WhatcomCounty Council discussed new state-mandated on-site sewage(OSS) regulations late last month but in the end decided towait for more specific ...
Quickertickets on the way
Driversstopped for violating traffic laws in Washington, or who areinvolved in a collision, are going to see something new. Currently,a select group of...
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