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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 … more

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 … more

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. more

Balfour’s Closet to continue without the namesake teacher

Oftentimes, a good idea starts out small. For retiring Blaine High School Spanish teacher Ann Balfour, her good idea started with a simple clothes rack of a half-dozen prom dresses in the back … more

Whatcom County auditor verifies Initiative 2024-01 petition, clearing way for November ballots

Initiative 2024-01, which would repeal a Whatcom County childcare tax, has successfully submitted the required number of petition signatures to appear in November 5 general election, according to the … more

Whatcom County Council roundup ....

The latest from Whatcom County Council ... County applies for state grant for Birch Bay Beach Park On June 4, Whatcom County Council unanimously approved a resolution to make a grant … more

Road Rules: Leaving a child unattended in the car

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 … more

Student talent on display at Evening of the Arts

Blaine High School student talent was on full display at the Evening of the Arts on May 30. The event had choir, jazz band and drama performances as well as art exhibits and awards from teachers. more

Blaine High School Recognition Night 2024

Scholarship Recipients   Blaine Scholarship Foundation – Koen Alexander, Myca Andruscavage, Emersyn Bakker, Amelia Berkeley, Sabrina Boczek, Isabella Clark, Ryleigh Clark, Noah … more

Rose Momsen goodbye party

The Rose Momsen goodbye party is taking place this Saturday, June 8 at the Point Roberts Library from noon to 5 p.m. Rose Momsen and her husband George Wright are moving to Virginia after 25 years on … more

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 the world. That good news for us makes its first … more

Increased illegal crossings cause tighter restrictions at Peace Arch Historical State Park

The U.S. Border Patrol has new restrictions for people from Canada visiting the Washington side of Peace Arch Park   in response to an increase in people attempting to cross the border illegally … more

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 … more

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 … more

Library quick picks - June

Bestsellers: The Heist ............................... Clive Cussler Funny Story .......................... Emily Henry Martyr ..................................... Kaveh Akbar The Hunter … more

Senior's Point - June

Wednesday, June 5: Vegetarian chicken and black bean burritos, salad and dessert Friday, June 7: Tuna Melt, chips, coleslaw and apple pie Wednesday, June 12: Ham with pineapple, sweet … more

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 APA Road. May 1, 7:03 p.m.: Mental on Boundary Bay … more

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 … more

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 one of the commissioners who voted to appoint Stephen … more
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