Tue, Jun 1, 2004
Groups vie for official recognition
While thecounty still hasn’t developed a process forapproving the formation of Rural Advisory Committees (RAC), thathasn’t stopped several ...
Over 100 tickets issued in aggressive two-day police blitz
After anhour or more in line at the border, visitors to the Point thispast Victoria Day weekend were greeted by an unusual sight – apolice car. If...
Water districts keeps fingers crossed for summersupply
It’s been a dry spring but thanks to the snow coveredmountains that line the northern horizon the B.C lower mainlandand Point Roberts are not likely...
Youth group formed
A groupof concerned citizens met at Trinity Lutheran Church in earlyApril after some young people who lived on the Point were caughtcarrying drugs. The...
It’s Friday and chow’son!
Border plans cutbacks just as traffic increases
Managementof local ports of entry say a move to phase out some inspectorswho have been on the job for years and replace them with newinspectors is the ...
Mon, Mar 1, 2004
The Blue Heron Express is off & flying
The Blue Heron Express is off and running! It is my pleasure to have taken on the coordination of schedule and drivers for the Blue Heron Express (formerly...
State to test beach water quality
by Virginia Lester
You have probably been reading in the newspaper and listening to TV news programs that we have a new national epidemic - obesity. I decided to chime in...
by Meg Olson
Frank Lucci is tired of competing with big seine boats for his share of the summer salmon runs that swirl around the Point. �Sports fishing and commercial...
by Pam Sheppard
People all over the Point are in anxious anticipation of this year�s annual art auction to benefit the Point Roberts Arts Foundation. Last year some of...
Good manners for dogs and their friends
Man�s best friend they may be, but dogs can also dish out some mystifying and infuriating behavior: biting the postman, chewing up shoes, disappearing ...
Commissioners seek public input
Fire commissioners are asking the community to help them decide what kind of fire department Point Roberts needs, starting with the fire chief.
Pot-carrying student arrested in school bus bust
When the Point Roberts school bus pulled up to the Peace Arch port of entry last Friday morning there were a dozen border enforcement officers waiting....
by Davea Fisher
We�re lucky. We have a lot of good guys in Point Roberts. Five of those good guys are going to help raise money for the Dollars for Scholars. Taking part...
Point Roberts health fair set for May
On May Day the Point Roberts Community Foundation will present its first Healthy Living Fair, intended to be an annual celebration of the Point as a healthy...
Small business help available
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) recently hired Sherri Daymon as their new rural business development specialist. This outreach position is...
Tree, archaeological rules to be reviewed
Almost 200 people signed a petition that has spurred county council to look at revising, or eliminating, tree retention rules for Point Roberts.
Sun, Feb 1, 2004
Stumpos� companies selling world-wide from Point Roberts
The Stumpo�s Point Roberts home appears to be no more than that - a nice house. But in one room of that house the couple run a pair of companies, each ...
Family requires assistance after crash
by Tavish Bradbury
During his career as a professional wrestler, Gene Kiniski was best known for his arrogant bravado and tough demeanor. Love him or hate him, most agree...
by Rebecca Schwarz Kopf
Voters will be asked to pass a maintenance and operations levy on Tuesday, February 3, allowing the Blaine school district to maintain its quality of education...
by Meg Olson
Ginger Porter moved to Point Roberts 15 years ago, with four children and enough energy and humor for a whole town full of kids. When she moved to Blaine...
Longer hours for NEXUS implemented
U.S. Customs and Border Protection announces new extended hours for the NEXUS program in Point Roberts. Effective Sunday, January 11, the southbound NEXUS...
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