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James King Resigns as Bellingham Parks Director

By John ServaisOn Oct 03, 2015

James King is resigning as Director of Bellingham Parks and Recreation effective October 16 - two weeks from now. NWCitizen has confirmed that he is leaving after we received a copy [...]

Whatcom Co.: 90 Million Gallons of Water a Day

By Eric HirstOn Jul 22, 2015

Guest writer Eric Hirst is retired to Bellingham and enjoys using his professional abilities to benefit our community. He has a doctorate from Stanford and spent his professional career doing [...]

Updated:  Ski to Sea Tries to Bully Bellingham

By John ServaisOn May 13, 2015

Update Wed, May 13 at 5 pm That was easy. The above map shows the final 7 mile mountain bike leg of the Ski to Sea race. The race organization was easily able [...]

Tune in TONIGHT for Political Comedy

By Riley SweeneyOn Oct 14, 2014

Whatcom County has been an innovator in the realm of unintentional political comedy, tonight, I am aiming to do it on purpose for once. Tonight at 6pm at votejoy.varvid.[...]

The Marijuana Bowl

By John ServaisOn Jan 19, 2014

Too funny to ignore. Checking news web sites in the hour after the Seahawks win shows only the British and the online Seattle PI willing to point out the elephant [...]

Boulevard Park Reopens

By John ServaisOn Oct 26, 2013

Boulevard Park on the Bellingham city waterfront is again open to the public. The construction fences are down and the paths are again accessable to all. And the new artificial [...]

Greenways Levy Money Used for AstroTurf

By John ServaisOn Jun 30, 2013

Update July 2, 9 am: I will post more on Wednesday about the 6-1 approval to spend Greenways money. I have not yet listened to the council discussion, and Gene's angry [...]

Petition to Establish a Bellingham Art Market

By Tip JohnsonOn Feb 25, 2013

O.K. Folks, I just heard about this and it sounds good to me. I've known Jeremy for a long time, but I'm not sure who all else [...]

Green Bay Packers and the Seattle Seahawks

By John ServaisOn Jan 10, 2013

Just because it is so tempting, here is a break from heavy local politics. I'm from Green Bay, born and raised there, and am still a Packer fan. Even [...]

Skiing, Avalanches, and Internet Media-

By John ServaisOn Dec 21, 2012

Yesterday the New York Times came out with an article about the avalanche at Stevens Pass last February that killed three backcountry skiiers. The Tunnel Creek tragedy. A group of [...]

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