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The Jimmie Pickett Bridge

By Kamalla Rose KaurOn Aug 21, 2017

Wait! Please don’t disappear the name “Pickett” from our day to day public awareness of Bellingham’s/Whatcom’s short history. Instead, let us take this perfect opportunity to [...]

Publicly Owned Fiber Internet?

By Jon HumphreyOn Aug 21, 2017

CenturyLink recently signed a deal with Bellingham Mayor Kelli Linville and our City Council. According to the city, it was supposedly just a cable TV deal for PRISM TV services [...]

Affordable Housing: Mission Impossible?

By Larry HorowitzOn Aug 21, 2017

The Housing / Economy / Quality of Life Trilemma Housing affordability cannot be addressed in a vacuum because affordable housing is only one part of the Housing Trilemma, which consists of affordable [...]

CNN: Death of a Farmworker, the Jail and Rep. Rick Larsen

By Cascade NewsOn Aug 20, 2017

Cascadia News Now is a weekly, hour-long civics program hosted by local journalists Stephanie Kountorous, Dave Willingham and Tim Johnson of the Cascadia Weekly, airing Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. Sundays [...]

Blackberry: Half Plant, Half Critter, Half Devil

By David CampOn Aug 15, 2017

​This is a battle report. A battle against an enemy which is certainly unbeatable except within a localized zone of control. According to WIkipedia, the Himalayan blackberry, rubus armenaicus, is [...]

The Day the Neo-Nazis Moved In

By Anne MackieOn Aug 14, 2017

The “Alt Right” movement must be condemned for its murderous actions in Charlottesville, Virginia, last Saturday. Their movement is not about “free speech” but is about terror and oppression. Could [...]

If Donovan defeats Glasser in county race, can she take his old seat?

By Ralph SchwartzOn Aug 11, 2017

Whatcom County government is in the midst of what can be a confusing transition, as the seven seats for County Council leave behind the old three-district system and begin to [...]

Cascadia News Now: Primary Results, Inslee Vetoes and Joe Teehan

By Cascade NewsOn Aug 10, 2017

Cascadia News Now is a weekly, hour-long civics program hosted by local journalists Stephanie Kountorous, Dave Willingham and Tim Johnson of the Cascadia Weekly, airing Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. Sundays [...]

What is with the Herald?

By John ServaisOn Aug 09, 2017

Update Sat, Aug 12. I have the date of Honesto’s death wrong. He reportedly died on Sunday, Aug 6. At time of writing I could not find a date and obviously [...]

Who has the right of way at I-5 exit 250?

By Northwest CitizenOn Aug 07, 2017

Publisher note: This appeared in today’s Bellingham Herald. This addresses a hot issue for southside Bellingham vehicle drivers. A phone call to Doug Dahl gained us permission to also [...]

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