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Dollars for Scholars still accepting student applications

By Meg Olson The Point Roberts Dollars for Scholars chapter is encouraging local students to apply for locally raised funds and access a national database of … more

Wine and tapas room opens at the Pier

Top of the Pier: A new addition to the Pier Restaurant and Grill at the Marina will be opening mid-May. The second-floor venue will feature a wine and tapas room with spectacular … more

Yay, the Easter Bunny came!

Photos by Robert Habros, Elizabeth Olson and Meg Olson   more

Friends of library AGM coming up

By Meg Olson The annual general meeting of the Point Roberts Friends of the Library will feature a presentation by David King, architect for the new library, including a virtual tour … more

Chamber of commerce gets infusion

By Meg Olson A revitalized Point Roberts Chamber of Commerce has a new board of directors who are enthusiastically planning a memorable Fourth of July parade. “Our … more

Coop directors prepare for summer

Point Roberts Homegrown Coop directors Acadia Tucker, l., Andrew Grubb and special dog Nimbus are getting everything ready for the start of the season. Only a few CSA shares are … more

Crossings May 2015

Traffic into Point Roberts for March 2015, with 2014 figures following: Vehicles – 83,983 (98,230); Pedestrians – 1,547 (739); Commercial – 1,619 (1,395); NEXUS – 33,474 (34,643). more

Seabright closing in on final OK

By Meg Olson The Cottages at Seabright Farm are “80 to 90 percent” of the way to meeting the conditions of their permits and getting final approval of the … more

Mustards from the gods?

When you make mustard in a place that sells millions of sausages and brats every year, it had better be the best tasting mustard in the world. In the little … more

Blaine School District to cancel classes for one day

The Blaine school district will be closed Friday, April 24 so teachers can participate in a regional teacher’s walkout demonstration. Teachers in the Blaine Education Association … more

County executive addresses community concerns

Whatcom County Executive Jack Louws and county council member Barbara Brenner were the featured guests at the Point Roberts Registered Voters Association annual general meeting on … more

Fire chief's contract under review

By Meg Olson Whatcom County Fire District 5 has scheduled a special meeting to review proposed changes to Chief Christopher Carleton’s contract. Carleton’s current three-year … more

BEACH program to test Maple Beach water quality

Maple Beach, June 2014 By Meg Olson A combination of federal funding, county staff and volunteer efforts will put together a regular water-quality monitoring program for Maple Beach this summer. … more

Volunteers needed to clean up Baker Field

By Meg Olson Parks district commissioner Doug Shier is looking for volunteers to help get Baker Field in shape for July 4. “I’m expecting and hoping to have … more

Point Roberts Easter egg hunt 2015

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An apple a day...

Local musician and singer George Wright, accompanied by Brewster’s Fine Foods owner Richard Procter, entertained diners at the recent cider tasting dinner held at the restaurant. … more

Commissioners agree to bump radio budget

By Meg Olson A new study that gives a clear picture of the communications challenges faced by members of the local fire department has prompted fire commissioners … more

Tower opponents looking to replenish legal chest

By Meg Olson As the Cross Border Coalition to Stop the Radio Towers heads into round three in their opposition to a proposed tower farm on the corner of Tyee Drive and McKenzie Way, … more

Legislative push appears to run out of gas

By Meg Olson Legislation to loosen up how Point Roberts and other border towns can spend their gas tax dollars appears to be stalled in the state legislature, and members of the … more

Crossings April 2015

Traffic into Point Roberts for February 2015, with 2014 figures following: Vehicles - 77,116 (76,865); Pedestrians - 1,415 (654); Commercial - 1,452 (1,219); NEXUS - 31,242 (28,088). more
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