Letters Policy:

All Point Bulletin welcomes letters to the editor.

Please include name, address and daytime telephone number for verification. Letters are limited to 450 words and may be edited or rejected for reasons of legality, length and good taste. Thank-you letters are limited to ten individuals or groups.

A fresh viewpoint on matters of general interest to local readers will increase the likelihood of publication. Writers should avoid personal invective. Unsigned letters will not be accepted for publication. Requests for withholding names will be considered on an individual basis.

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Letters to the Editor – Deceember

The Editor: Some of my first memories of attending services at Trinity Church (Icelandic Lutheran in those days) were Christmas in the 1930s. I remember the scent of fir boughs, which decorated … more

Letters to the Editor – November

The Editor and Senator Patty Murray: Allowing Canadian property owners vehicular access to Point Roberts to attend to their property should be part of your “narrow and tailored … more

Letters to the Editor – October

The Editor and our dear Point Roberts friends: Goodbye, Autumn! Thank you for all the kind words and offers of help this past two weeks. Thank you for the beautiful cards, and flowers, and … more

Letters to the Editor – September

The Editor: Primary care providers, listen up! This is something you must hear. Results from a large retrospective analysis found that over 80 percent of patients nationwide had not had … more

Letters – August 2021

The Editor: We have an issue with residents and visitors dumping garbage and trash onto our county-owned beaches and parks. We have seen several instances of people dumping onto their own … more

Letters – July 2021

The Editor: We are not a ghost town. What happens in Point Roberts, stays in Point Roberts ... and that’s sometimes a problem. We are not a ghost town, as some have suggested, but we … more

Letter – June 2021

The Editor: It saddens me to see and hear people cutting down mature trees here. This is especially the case because our community values our natural setting so much. There are many good … more

Letters – May 2021

The Editor: My name is Sheena Durflinger, I have been a resident of Point Roberts for six years and I love planning events. I moved here from Chilliwack, B.C. where I was the event planner for the … more

Letters – March 2021

The Editor: I grew up playing in the woods by Baker Field and I was saddened to see bright orange paint on the trees and cheap tchotchkes nailed to the trunks. I know that many children might … more

Letter to the Editor – February 2021

The Editor: Personally, I don’t like seeing people promote Point Roberts on social media like Facebook where mega amounts of people get an insider view of our precious community. Why do you … more

Letters to the Editor — January 2021

The Editor: In America, elections aren’t decided by the media, they’re decided by the Constitution. The election of 2020 is far from over! America is not, and never will be a … more

Letters to the Editor – December 2020

The Editor: An abundance of thanks to Sheena Durflinger, Tracey Aiken, Linda Hughes, Dina Lynka and many, many more volunteers who made the Point Roberts community a Halloween event not to be … more

Letters to the Editor – November

The Editor: Your article on Race Week is surprisingly flawed and one-sided. Shame on your reporting. You made it sound like Race Week was a large company that was trying to bilk the marina out … more

Letters to the Editor – October

The Editor: Thanks for the great article and photo that you published on July 31, 2020. My wife and I have received so much positive feedback from friends with whom we have shared the article. … more

Letters to the Editor – September

The Editor: The Point Roberts love boat? We have a new Circle of Care bus sitting here doing nothing which seats 20 plus handicap access. Make arrangements with the border bosses to allow for its … more

Letters to the Editor – August

The Editor: The debate over wearing masks must end. It is a matter of life and death. If you don’t like wearing a mask, you’re going to hate wearing a ventilator. Governor Inslee … more

Letters to the Editor – July

The Editor: We, the people of Point Roberts, Democrats, Republicans, independents and those of other political or national identity who have held space in this place called Point Roberts during … more

Letters to the Editor – June

The Editor: A tribute to David Gellatly by Theodore Roosevelt – Man in the Arena “It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where … more

Letters to the Editor – May

The Editor: As I look back on 2019 from the perspective of March, 2020, I can only marvel at how quickly our worlds can be upended! While I know that COVID-19 and its attendant issues shall pass, … more

Letters to the Editor – April

The Editor: This new draconian travel restriction and quarantine over entire Italy reveals the limitations of the effectiveness of methods used to screen travelers. Which country will be next? … more
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