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Covid-19 vaccine now offered to people 65 and older

The SuperTrack Point Roberts health clinic continues to pursue efforts to have the clinic designated as a local vaccination site for the community. The clinic is in the final stages of being … more

Taxpayers pname new representative for PRCAC

The Point Roberts Taxpayers Association has advised Whatcom County Executive Satpal Sidhu that Annelle Norman has been appointed the group’s designated representative on the Point Roberts Community … more

Inslee’s new reopening plan closes in-person library services

The Point Roberts Library is closed to the public until the region reaches phase 2 of governor Jay Inslee’s new “Healthy Washington – Roadmap to Recovery” plan, Point Roberts … more

Covid-19 vaccine now offered to people 65 and older

Whatcom County Health Department said it would continue prioritizing vaccinating people in Phase 1a, as the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) announced Monday it would expand eligibility to … more

Latest report shows 'many salmon populations still teetering on brink of extinction'

A new report from the Governor’s Salmon Recovery Office shows that many salmon populations still are teetering on the brink of extinction and without drastic changes to how Washington addresses … more

Local clinic and fire district prepare to offer Covid-19 vaccinations

The process to allow the Point Roberts health clinic to begin administering Covid-19 vaccines is nearing the final stages, according to the district. Addressing commissioners at their regular monthly … more

Covid-19 cases increasing at alarming rate, health officials say

Whatcom County Health Department officials are pleading for the public to take immediate precautions as Covid-19 numbers sky rocket to the highest they’ve been since the pandemic … more

U.S./Canada border closure extended until February 21

The U.S./Canada border closure to non-essential travel has been extended for the 10th time with a continued closure until at least February 21, 2021. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau … more

County has received just 5,900 vaccine doses so far

As county and statewide vaccinations continue into the new year, Good Samaritan Society – Stafholt is expected to start administering doses of the first round of the Pfizer vaccine on Tuesday, … more

District judge orders release of CBP Iranian detention directive

Along with other documents, a directive issued by Custom and Border Protection’s (CBP) Seattle Field Office to detain and question U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents crossing into the … more

First group of middle and high school students returned to school on January 6

The first group of Blaine middle school students and high school freshman returned to the classroom January 6, after superintendent Christopher Granger announced grades 6-12 students would start … more

Inslee extends restrictions until January 11

Governor Jay Inslee extended statewide restrictions that were set to expire Monday, January 4, for another week. No changes were made to his “Stay Safe, Stay Healthy” proclamation aside … more

Point went all out in Christmas decorations

Here are the results you’ve been waiting for!   First Place – Loewen/Calder 1496 Gulf Road Second Place – Cassidy's 483 Marine Drive Third Place – Moorhouse … more

Fireside chat with fire chief Christopher Carleton

I know that 2020 has been a year of challenges that most of us never thought would come to be in our time. As the year ends, I want to personally wish all of you Merry Christmas and the best of the … more

Over 25 percent of adults in Washington using Covid-19 notification tool

More than 1.5 million people have activated WA Notify since its launch at the end of November. The anonymous exposure notification tool uses smartphones to help stop the spread of Covid-19 by … more

Walkers formerly known as wackie

If you’re up and out by 8 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, you may see a familiar group walking Point Roberts’ roads and trails. It won’t be the Wackie Walkers, though. After a … more

Year in Review 2020: Point Roberts Park & Recreation District

The Point Roberts Park & Recreation District recognizes this has been a difficult year for everyone. We tried to make the most of it during these trying times. Several large projects were … more

Library re-opens, 5 people at a time

“Due to our lack of Covid and our isolated circumstances, the Whatcom County Library System decided that the Point Roberts branch could re-open to 25 percent capacity,” said branch … more

Year in Review 2020: Whoosh! A look back at a year that just was

January • The Point Roberts Water District adopted a new rate structure designed to make users with the biggest impact on the water system pay the biggest slice of keeping it … more
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