The coal train in the photo above is heading north along Bellingham Bay just above Clayton Beach. Notice how it seems to overhang the sandy bluff? That is because the [...]
The Seattle Times is reporting a decision by Cloud Peak Energy and SSA Marine to pause work on the Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Cherry Point coal terminal. The [...]
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 [...]
The folks in Montana think the US Army Corps of Engineers will announce this week the denial of a permit for the mega coal port at Cherry Point. The Helena [...]
The third annual Paul deArmond Citizen Journalism award dinner on Feb. 12 in Bellingham was bigger than ever—a bigger venue, more guests, a higher bar tab and, most notably, not [...]
The Portland-Montreal pipeline was opened in 1941 to carry mostly Venezuelan crude offloaded from freighters in South Portland, Maine, to refineries in Montreal. Portland was chosen because it is a year-round [...]
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.
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 [...]
We went up the Nooksack River a week ago to the Welcome bridge over the North Fork to look for eagles. We found plenty - maybe 20 or more. We hung [...]
Merry Christmas and Seasons' Greetings. The Grinch has left the building. We can all breath a bit easier. The huge Shell Oil floating drill platform is - as I write [...]