California has just followed Oregon in the race to enshrine low wages by forging ahead with a cruelly insufficient $15 minimum wage, not now, but in 6 years! By then, the cost [...]
To borrow phraseology from candidate Bill Clinton and at the risk of again being characterized as Chicken Little, here is some information that may make your teeth itch and your [...]
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 [...]
Modern times have caught up with the venerable Fairhaven Pharmacy in the southside of Bellingham. As of 6 p.m. this evening, they are closing - going out of business - [...]
Wendy DeFreest, owner of the very popular Avenue Bread sandwich cafes in Bellingham, is venturing into a full service restaurant in Fairhaven. “The Filling Station” will be a “burger [...]
This week in Iowa, Bernie Sanders said in a stump speech, “We’ve got to raise the minimum wage to a living wage, $15 an hour.” Presumably this [...]
Last month, a Superior Court judge in Montreal, Quebec, ordered three Canadian tobacco companies to pay over $15 billion in damages to Quebec smokers. The judgment was the largest in Canadian [...]
Tani Sutley guest writes her third article about the lack of county regulations for residental homes being converted to vacation rentals.
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The Whatcom County Council will introduce [...]
Today the ship collision study for the proposed mega coal terminal at Cherry Point was released. The Washington Department of Ecology has posted the study - the “Vessel Traffic and [...]
…and the Historic Fairhaven shopping district rang with the noise of city public works tearing up the street.
Note: see late evening update at end of article.
Yes. The [...]