Michael Riordan guest writes. He lives on Orcas Island and covers energy and environmental issues.
As recently reported, State Senators Don Benton and Doug Ericksen have headed to Washington, DC, [...]
Stoney Bird guest writes.
In 2012, an initiative campaign for a Community Bill of Rights in Bellingham was part of a nationwide movement for local communities to reassert their rights, their [...]
Unfortunately there is no Gort to save us from the ghastly death of sanity tomorrow at noon and bring our republic, as Klaatu, back to life . The fictional Ellen Benson [...]
On Friday, Donald Trump will be our president. The fact that he’s a misogynist is not up for debate. His racism is well documented. His election was an affront [...]
Trump! Trump! Trump! Trump! Trump! Trump! Trump! Trump! Trump!
This is the sound of the journalists’ and party hacks’ jackboots in the blathersphere as they march to the tune of [...]
The man who assassinated the Russian ambassador to Turkey was a twenty-two year-old policemen who had lost his job in the riot police in a purge of political enemies in [...]
Washington state’s Public Disclosure Commission staff has completed a year-long investigation into how Whatcom County’s three top elected officials ran the campaign for last year’s jail bond. [...]
In the 1944 play “Huis Clos” (No Exit) by Jean-Paul Sartre, two women and a man find themselves in hell, a room with no exit. One of the women is attracted [...]
Canadians are generally bemused and mystified by the reality show that U.S. Presidential politics has become. (I guess so are a lot of Americans - ed.). After all, in [...]
Whatcom County Councilmember Ken Mann has an election hangover. What’s an election hangover, you may ask? It’s a political term that is often used to describe a sitting [...]