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Obituary - Thomas Anton Kurcz

Thomas Anton Kurcz February 8, 1965 – August 20, 2023 It is with heavy hearts that we share the passing of Thomas (Tom) Anton Kurcz. Tom was born on February 8, 1965, in the Bronx, … more

Sheriff's Reports - October issue

September 1, 1:27 a.m.: Alarm audible on Johnson Road. September 1, 1:30 p.m.: Suspicious circumstances on Gulf Road. September 1, 1:44 p.m.: Parking problem on Washington Drive. September 2, 2:58 … more

Church News - October

I know I have referenced this children’s verse before, which reminds us that: “The church is not a building; the church is not a steeple. The church is not a meeting place. … more

PRCAC seeks fiber optic alternatives

The Point Roberts Community Advisory Committee (PRCAC) board members have expressed concern regarding the extended timeline for fiber optic installation on the Point, projected no earlier than 2025 … more

League of Women Voters to hold candidate forums

As election season gears up, the local League of Women Voters chapter has scheduled a series of events to educate the voter base for the November 7 ballot. The League of Women Voters (LWV) of … more

The Point’s only visit from a head of state

This month is the 35th anniversary of the only visit to Point Roberts by a head of state. The president of Iceland, Vigdis Finnbogadottir, visited the exclave on October 22, 1988. When her visit was … more

Includes everything but insurance

QUAAC is a new group in Point Roberts, and no, it is not a group of duck enthusiasts. Its acronym stands for Queers and Allies of Almost Canada, and the group just began over the past summer. The … more

Letters to the Editor - October

The Editor and Point Bob: I have never written to our community in the past, but I read something that resonated with me in the last week about the divided lines in these United States. We all … more

Circle of Care's ABCs

A is for Apples We must remember that the apple has played an important role in the history of the world. There are at least five amazing stories in which apples play a key role: - The … more

Q&A with fire chief Christopher Carleton

Point Roberts fire chief Christopher Carleton has been with the department since 2010 and has been fire chief since 2012. During the same time, he has also worked full-time as a paramedic with the … more

School, park and fire district seeking voter approval

This year and next appear to be the season of levy increases for local taxpayers. This November voters will be asked to approve increased levies for the parks and the fire district while next … more

Food bank donation

Kyle Bilton, Britanni Linder and Shardon Henry of the Point Roberts Volunteer Firefighters Charitable Society present a check for $7,000 to Point Roberts Food Bank president Ray Smith. The donation … more

No wackies here...

While they may not go by the original name of Wackie Walkers, the Point Roberts Walkers still manage to have a good time while getting in the miles and the exercise and camaraderie they crave. Here … more

Rick Larsen town hall

 U.S. Representative Rick Larsen held a Point Roberts Taxpayers Association-sponsored townhall at the community center on September 6 attended by approximately 45 residents. Topics covered … more

Obituary - Paul Bemister

Paul Bemister May 14, 1960 – August 9, 2023 Earlier this summer, on August 9, the residents in Maple Beach, Point Roberts lost a long-time pillar of their community much too soon. … more

Library quick picks - October

Bestsellers: These Burning Stars .................. Bethany Jacobs Resurrection Walk ...................... Michael Connelly Starter Villains .............................. John Scalzi … more

Maple Beach Park History

Below is a brief synopsis of the Maple Beach Park history as prepared by executive members of the Maple Beach Property Owners Association. Some of the facts noted below were extracted from … more

Whatcom County Council funds Blaine school district behavioral health coach

In a unanimous decision during the September 26 Whatcom County Council meeting, the Blaine school district will receive $315,000 for a new behavioral health coach.  The funding will come … more

Blaine school board approves levy and bond measures for February ballots

Blaine school district board members unanimously approved placing separate levy and bond requests on the February 13 special election next year at their regular monthly board meeting held at the … more

Square Dance

A small but enthusiastic group of dancers showed up on Saturday night to do a little do-si-do-ing at a square dance community party hosted by parks board chair Mitch Friedman and his wife … more
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