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Doug Karlberg Writes Against Robbins

By Doug KarlbergOn Oct 26, 2017

Publisher note: Doug intended this as a comment below my article in favor of Robbins, but this deserves to be an article on its own. - John Servais The largest [...]

Dan Robbins gets my vote for Port Commissioner

By John ServaisOn Oct 22, 2017

One could quickly see the differences between Port of Bellingham commissioner candidates Dan Robbins and Michael Shepard. On their websites. On Robbins site, at the top of every page, is [...]

Conservative Whatcom candidates distance themselves from GOP

By Ralph SchwartzOn Aug 21, 2017

​Four conservative candidates for elected office in Whatcom County have gotten together to chart a third way through local politics—one that doesn’t involve Republicans or Democrats. The four—[...]

Public Banks Are the Answer

By Dick ConoboyOn Feb 27, 2017

The Case for Public Banking Public banks are an effective way to use public funds for the good of communities, much like public utilities, instead of for the profit of [...]

Fuller calls on Coast Guard to ‘stand on the right side of history’

By Guest writerOn Mar 23, 2016

Rob Lewis guest writes this report. SEATTLE—During his March 17 appeal hearing, Matt Fuller delivered a detailed and unapologetic defense of his 22-hour occupation of the anchor chain on the [...]

D’Angelo undaunted by fine: ‘I had to make the moral choice’

By Ralph SchwartzOn Feb 29, 2016

Chiara D’Angelo stood her ground Monday, Feb. 29, in a hearing room on the 34th floor of the Henry M. Jackson Federal Building in downtown Seattle. D’Angelo, [...]

Anchor-chain activists face hefty fines

By Ralph SchwartzOn Feb 18, 2016

Combined, Chiara D’Angelo and Matt Fuller spent 88 hours last spring on the anchor chain of the Arctic Challenger. The vessel was docked in Bellingham Bay at the time [...]

Important Election Issues Undecided

By John ServaisOn Nov 04, 2015

What to make of the returns? Me thinks that some bets are on hold. We have a low number of counted ballots as of this morning - about 40,500, or 31% of [...]

A Learning Moment - Hopefully

By John ServaisOn Sep 13, 2015

I was going to cross the railway bridge over the Padden Creek Lagoon - but paused as I heard the dull, quiet rumble of a train engine from the direction [...]

Chiara D’Angelo comes down from anchor chain

By John ServaisOn May 25, 2015

Young 20 year old Chiara Rose D'Angelo has come down from the anchor chain of the Arctic Challenger, the Shell Oil drilling support barge. Chiara spent three nights hanging from [...]

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