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Point Roberts labor shortages persist with few solutions

Canadian workers may be key to keeping local businesses afloat

Mike Dodson checks out Jodi Pelling at Point Roberts' main market as more customers queue up for their turn.
Mike Dodson checks out Jodi Pelling at Point Roberts' main market on Wednesday, June 28. Staff at the International Market are struggling to cover shifts, despite limited hours. Many are working six days a week to keep the store running. (Hailey Hoffman/Cascadia Daily News)
By Simone Higashi News Intern
POINT ROBERTS — Locals in this Washington exclave refer to the rest of the state as “the other s
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