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CNN: Salmon Emergency, Tacoma Detention Center and the Arch of Healing

By Cascade NewsOn Sep 07, 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 [...]

Trump, Science and Reason

By Michael RiordanOn Aug 01, 2017

Over six months in office, Donald Trump has yet to name a presidential science adviser, and the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP)—which that person would lead—languishes. [...]

Trump’s Withdrawal

By Michael RiordanOn Jun 12, 2017

Donald Trump’s reckless decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement is more than political folly endangering the Earth. It is an unabashed attack on science [...]

Whatcom County Water Use: When and Why

By Eric HirstOn Jan 07, 2017

Eric Hirst contributes this brief overview of a complex water situation. These views are supported by the attached well researched report by Hirst. During the winter, it’s hard to [...]

Swift Creek, loaded with asbestos and heavy metals, is getting out of control

By Ralph SchwartzOn Dec 05, 2016

The side of Sumas Mountain, laden with asbestos and soil-killing heavy metals, is sliding slowly but steadily into Swift Creek and then into the farmlands of north Whatcom County and—[...]

Sweden Fights Generalized Crapification With Sensible Policy

By David CampOn Sep 27, 2016

In case you are looking for some good news in the face of the appalling spectacle of The Clinton V. Trump Reality TeeVee Show, here's some good news from [...]

Earthquake lightly shakes Bellingham

By John ServaisOn Dec 30, 2015

Did you feel it? At 11:39 pm Tuesday evening, an earthquake lightly shook Bellingham for a second or two. Some areas may have felt it for a longer time, as my [...]

Stay the Frack Out of Our Forearc

By Terry WechslerOn May 11, 2014

Note: This is the first of a series of articles discussing the real possibility companies holding mineral rights may begin exploration (if they haven't already) and permits to frack [...]

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 [...]

Is NOAA Reporting False Higher Temperatures?

By John ServaisOn Jul 29, 2012

Gee, maybe those U.S. heat waves are not setting records after all. Maybe NOAA has left temperature guages in places which once were surrounded by fields and are now [...]

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