Clinic crisis averted

In what undoubtedly was the loudest, most crowded and chaotic meeting ever held by the Point Roberts hospital district commission, the threat to replace SuperTrack, the current operators of the local …

Hospital district ongoing coverage

The prospect that there is a move afoot to switch providers at the Point Roberts health clinic from the current SuperTrack Urgent Care to another, seemingly less capable, operator has continued to spur concern amongst clinic patients since the district’s regular monthly meeting in May.

Historical rubber duck museum opening soon!

The world's first historical rubber duck museum will be opening in Point Roberts on Thursday, July 4 at Kora's Corner. The museum will feature an extensive collection of rubber duck artifacts, pieces …

Burn ban begins July 1

The Whatcom County Fire Marshal's office has announced a Level 1 burn ban will begin on Monday, July 1.
Question: I don’t know what the Washington state law is, but I watched a police program, where the state and city were unknown, that said a child of six years old can be left unattended in a …
To the alarm of local dog owners,  the CDC will be implementing new rules about bringing dogs into the U.S. by land, sea or air from anywhere in the world. This will include U.S. residents …
Archaelogical discoveries have continued to plague the installation of fiber optic on the Point. At the May 16 meeting of the Point Roberts Community Advisory Committee, Donna Hilty, COO of Whidbey …
Graduation and more from Blaine High School

If successful, grant would pay for new multi-sport courts at Baker Field

Melanie Osmack, a part-time Point resident and pickleball enthusiast, turned to social media over a year ago to gather people for weekend games. Her efforts paid off, and now a dedicated group meets …

Take the history map tour of Point Roberts!

The Point Roberts Historical Society has installed historical markers throughout the Point celebrating our unique history. Markers are shown by the red pins on the map above – hop on a bike and …
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    • Church news - June

      Preaching is many things, but the primary task of Christian preaching is to help listeners hear the good news brought by Jesus to the people of …

    • Sheriff's Reports - June issue

      May 1, 4:03 a.m.: Assist citizen on Boundary Bay Road. May 1, 9:43 a.m.: Serve warrant on Tyee Drive. May 1, 2:43 p.m.: Civil problem on …

    • Letters to the Editor - June

      The Editor and hospital district commissioners: I have been an RN for over 50 years. I was a Point Roberts hospital district commissioner and …

    • Local stats - June issue

      Fire Incidents for April 2024 Total calls (31); EMS calls (10), resulting in the following transports: Saint Joseph Hospital (1), county …

    • Library quick picks - June

      Bestsellers: The Heist ............................... Clive Cussler Funny Story .......................... Emily Henry Martyr …

Rose and George are leaving

You may know Rose Momsen from her role as public services assistant at the library, or from leading children’s story time every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Perhaps you’ve seen her tending the …

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      Wednesday, June 5: Vegetarian chicken and black bean burritos, salad and dessert Friday, June 7: Tuna Melt, chips, coleslaw and apple pie …

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A voter places their ballot in the dropbox outside of Blaine Public Library for the August 2023 primary election.
Whatcom County Auditor's Office reviews initiative petition to repeal Healthy Children’s Fund
Initiative 2024-01, a measure to repeal Proposition 5 that created the Healthy Children’s Fund, is under review by the Whatcom County Auditor’s office for inclusion in the November 5 …
There was a full house for the Point Roberts Hospital District’s monthly meeting on May 8 at the community center, as patients of the Point Roberts clinic showed up to express their support for the current operators. From l., district superintendent Barbara Wayland, commissioner Sara Oggel and commission chair Stephen Falk. Fellow commissioner Noel Newbolt attended virtually via Zoom.
Patients express alarm over change
The prospect that there is a move afoot to switch providers at the Point Roberts health clinic from the current SuperTrack Urgent Care to another, seemingly less capable, operator has continued to …
A U.S. Customs and Border Patrol vehicle sits parked in front of the current train inspection facility as a BNSF train is scanned for illegal narcotics, stowaways and suspicious cargo on May 18, 2021.
Two men charged with smuggling people across the U.S./Canada border
Two men suspected of smuggling people across the U.S./Canada border using freight trains made their first appearances in U.S. District Court in Seattle on May 24. Jesus Ortiz-Plata, 45, of …
Blaine school district superintendent Christopher Granger speaks to the school board during a May 28 meeting. Granger’s contract is up for renewal through the 2026-27 school year, pending board approval.
School board delays vote on superintendent contract, approves 6 percent raises for campus administrators
Blaine school board met on May 28, voting unanimously to delay its decision on ratifying district superintendent Christopher Granger’s contract until next month’s meeting, citing …
Road Rules: Terrible turn signals
Question: Whose bright idea was it to start putting the rear turn signal lights on the bumper area a foot below the rest of the rear lights? Answer: I’m going to abandon all tact and just …
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