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The community of Point Roberts is growing and improving every day. The latest news here at the Point is dredging 25,000 cubic yards at the marina to improve the boating experience. This marks a continued commitment by the marina’s owners to the development of Point Roberts as a top-tier recreation destination.
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As we’ve written about before, Point Roberts is chock full of history. From its discovery by Spanish explorers in the 18th century, to the first Icelandic settlers and the heyday of the fishing and canning industry, all the way up to present day, the Point is full of stories. But without a dedicated museum, Point Roberts’ residents took it upon themselves to preserve this history by forming the Point Roberts Historical Society. Continue reading
Point Roberts’ local golf club is now under new ownership, and they are planning a major investment to improve the greens and facilities. Earlier plans to revitalize the course didn’t get going, but this sale to Bald Eagle Valley Resort Holdings Inc. will get the renovations and revitalizations going, an exciting prospect for local golfers. Continue reading
The hottest topic in the Pacific Northwest continues to be the price of housing. Seattle has seen a massive jump in prices, with the median single-family house hitting $700,000, double what it was just five years ago. In fact, Seattle has been the hottest real-estate market in the entire United States in every single month of 2017. Continue reading
The Lily Point Cannery, ca. 1918
Photo credit: John N. Cobb/Wikimedia Commons/Public Domain
Lily Point Marine Reserve is a beautifully-forested park surrounded by bluffs and beaches. It is located on the southeastern corner of Point Roberts, a short bike ride down APA Road from Seabright Farm. Continue reading
Located just down APA Road from Seabright, the Trinity Community Lutheran Church is closely tied to the history and development of Point Roberts.
The church was first established in 1913 by Icelandic settlers on land that was generously donated by the Solomon family. Continue reading
Do you crave the peace of island living, but can’t stand the dealing with the ferry? Are you a working parent, a busy student, or anyone who just needs a break? Looking for a quiet, relaxing sanctuary that’s still close to home? Continue reading