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Church needs financial assistance

The sanctuary at Trinity Lutheran Church will remain unusable until a $200,000 stabilization project can make the 100-year-old worship room buildingsafe. Church manager Louise Cassidy said they … more

Canada travel ill-advised: CDC

The CDC continues to advise Americans not to travel to Canada, even if vaccinated. The agency issued its highest Covid-19 alert for travelers on April 2, advising that Covid-19 levels in Canada were … more

Regenerative farm planned for site

Owners of a Point Roberts property that has drawn county scrutiny for extensive land disturbance say they are working to build a farm. “It will all be regenerative farming combining … more

A home-grown 4th of July coming up

Ideas for this year’s Fourth of July in Point Roberts are coming from a group of community-based volunteers who want to create a special, grass roots event, by and for the community. While … more

Covid-19 in Whatcom County, by school district boundaries: April 24

Whatcom County has had a total of 7,991 confirmed cases of Covid-19 since the start of the pandemic and 305 probable cases (8,296 total cases), according to April 26 Washington State Department of … more

Point Roberts student tests positive for Covid-19, other bus riders subsequently tested

A Point Roberts student who travels to the Blaine campus on the school bus reportedly tested positive for Covid-19 early this week. According to fire chief Christopher Carleton, around 15 individuals … more

Vaccination clinic and Covid-19 testing to be held this weekend

A majority of Point Roberts residents over the age of 16 have now received at least one shot of a Covid-19 vaccine so far in the drive by the fire district and health clinic to vaccinate the Point to … more

Covid-19 in Whatcom County, by school district boundaries: April 17

As of April 19, all people 16 and older in the U.S. are now eligible for a Covid-19 vaccine. Every adult became eligible in Washington just a few days before on April 15. Whatcom County has had a … more

County council rewrites indecent exposure law to allow public breastfeeding

In its April 6 meeting, Whatcom County Council unanimously amended its indecent exposure code to include an exception for breastfeeding. Previously, with the way code was written, it could be … more

Border closure extended again, closed until at least May 21

The U.S./Canada border will remain closed to non-essential travel until at least May 21 after officials on both sides of the border announced its extension. The 13th extension was announced April 20, … more

Expect a survey from the parks department

The Point Roberts parks district is preparing to post an online survey to get community feedback for this year’s summer kids’ camp. The district typically holds an annual kids’ camp … more

18 years or older? Get vaccinated this weekend

The fire district and health clinic has scheduled a vaccination clinic this Saturday 1 – 2 p.m. after receiving 100 more doses of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine. Anyone who is 18 years or older … more

Covid-19 in Whatcom County, by school district boundaries: April 10

Whatcom County will remain in phase 3 after meeting the state’s metrics that require no more than 200 Covid-19 cases per 100,000 people in the past two weeks (Whatcom had 182.6) and no more … more

Bellingham woman arrested in connection to body found in Semiahmoo Park

Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) arrested a 62-year-old Bellingham woman after finding probable cause to charge her in connection with a man’s body found in Semiahmoo Park on April … more

Days of operation for local health clinic

Did you know that you can contact the Point Roberts health clinic seven days a week? While its regular clinic hours are held on Monday (11 a.m.-6 p.m.), Tuesday and Thursday (9 a.m.-5 p.m. both … more

CDC advises against travel to Canada

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued its highest Covid-19 alert for travelers yesterday, advising that Covid-19 levels in Canada were at Level 4: Very High. The advisory stated … more

Vaccinations to resume this Saturday

The local fire and hospital districts will resume Covid-19 vaccinations this coming Saturday from 1 – 3 p.m. at the Benson Road firehall. Anyone 18 years old and older is eligible for the … more

Chamber of commerce withdraws from PRCAC

In an April 7 letter to Whatcom County Council and county executive Satpal Sidhu, the Point Roberts Chamber of Commerce board of directors said the board had voted to withdraw their membership from … more

Covid-19 in Whatcom County, by school district boundaries: April 3

Governor Jay Inslee has announced that all adults in Washington would be eligible for the Covid-19 vaccination starting Thursday, April 15. The governor’s office said in a March 31 statement … more
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