Around the Point - April


Tai Chi sessions are now being held two days a week on Mondays and Fridays at 10:30 a.m. at the community center. The one-hour classes are led by Shirley Cannon. Stretch and strengthen all your joints, calm your mind, and have peace in your heart.

Promotions at the water district have created an opening for a full-time field operator. For more information, go to

Whatcom Marine Mammal Stranding Network needs volunteers in Point Roberts. There is only one person currently trained who lives on the Point and they are hoping for more.
The network has scheduled a volunteer training to teach volunteers how to respond to local marine mammals in need. The workshop will be held April 27 in Ferndale. For more information or to signup, email Victoria at

Water district consultants have submitted the final draft comprehensive plan, according to manager Wes Hubbard who told commissioners he expects it to go through the approval process and be finished by the end of November. Following the plan’s approval, the district would initiate a rate and general facilities charge (GFC) review. GFCs are what it costs a new water user to hook up to the system while rates refer to typical monthly charges.

Desire Fish Co. will be selling Coho, King and Sockeye salmon off their boat on Saturday, March 30, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. “Guaranteed to be as good as salmon can be,” they say. The boat will be tied up at the guest dock at the Point Roberts Marina. Follow the signs.


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