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Committee questions code enforcement role

By Meg Olson   Members of the Point Roberts Community Advisory Committee (PRCAC) are reconsidering what role they should play in ensuring compliance with county … more

Party at the Point hits big

The Party on the Point raised more than $10,000 dollars to support the legal battle to fight an application to build a radio tower farm at Point Roberts’ … more

Whatcom County Executive

2014 was a year of renovation for Whatcom County government. An extensive renovation of the judges’ chambers on the third and fifth floors of the courthouse was necessary due to the addition of a … more

Fire district to consider security

A recent theft at the Benson Road fire station has the fire district looking at more security for the facility. “This incident has definitely pushed us into securing this … more

Sweater-clad sheep

To compensate for being shorn by Tor Baxter, Nutmeg gets a nice sweater to keep her warm. Photo by Heidi Baxter more

Friends of the Point Roberts Library

We began 2014 with $300,000 for the new library, and we end it with close to $400,000. We planned to focus on foundation requests, but we were sidelined in February by an IRS-made … more

King tide washes over Bayview Drive

A King tide coupled with strong winds resulted in Bayview Drive being inundated on Wednesday, December 10. Photo by Stephen Fowler more

Dan, the man with the plan

A failed pump and a rash of water main failures have highlighted that much of the aging Point Roberts water system is in a delicate condition and the district needs to start aggressively repairing … more

Point Roberts Artisan Guild helps to fight the towers

Members of the Point Roberts Artisan Guild hand over the proceeds of their Christmas Craft Faire raffle to members of the Cross Border Coalition to Fight the … more

Arts and Craft Fair

The 2014 Arts & Craft Fair turned the community center into a festive and happy place for two days.                 Photo by Meg Olson more

Trinity Community Lutheran Church

2014 has been a busy year for Trinity Church. The historic church and the social hall were fully repainted and all of the windows can once again be opened. New screens have been purchased and will be … more

Point Roberts Community Advisory Committee

This year, the committee welcomed John Lesow, who replaced Holger Michelsen as an at-large representative. The main topics focused on this past year were: The Point … more

Point Roberts Historical Society

The Point Roberts Historical Society’s small group of volunteers has had a busy year. In addition to holding regular monthly meetings, we had volunteer docents in the history room at the back of … more

Crossings, January 2015

Traffic into Point Roberts for October 2014, with 2013 figures following: Vehicles – 93,930 (97,582); Pedestrians –1,897 (1,567); Commercial – 2,050 (1,551); NEXUS – 36,750 … more

Point Roberts Primary School

As 2014 draws to a close, the staff and students of Blaine school district have many accomplishments to celebrate. District staff members have risen to the challenge of meeting … more

Point Roberts Historical Society

We would like to thank the community for their continued support of the Point Roberts Clinic. For those who have been to the clinic recently, you have witnessed the beautiful renovations that have … more

Travel

By Pat Grubb   After such a great summer here in the Northwest, most of us accept the constant clouds and drip, drip, drip of winter philosophically. Still, if … more

Primary students perform The Chat

The Point Roberts Primary School Winter Program on December 10 was titled “The Chat,” a variety show focusing on the power of punctuation. The mix of song, poetry and skits was … more

Food bank donations stolen from fire station

By Meg Olson   The Point Roberts Firefighters’ Association raised almost $1,000 for the food bank during their recent “boot drive,” but local families … more

Lots of money and loads of fun

  By Meg Olson The Party on the Point raised more than $10,000 to support the legal battle to fight a proposal to build a radio tower farm … more
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