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 [...]
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 [...]
Carl Weimer recently posted a comment on facebook comparing the Comp Plan revision process (intended to keep us in compliance with the Growth Management Act) to watching paint dry. Sam [...]
Craig Cole, the local face for plans to build the Gateway Pacific Terminal coal port at Cherry Point, sent a letter on February 5 to the Whatcom Watch threatening a libel [...]
I found Council Member Lehman's questions regarding the overwater walkway, during yesterday's COB city council waterfront work session, particularly interesting. The adminstrative staff’s responses reflect a [...]
Photos added - 9 pm - Tip Johnson has posted photos he took today and has added captions.
Updated - 1:30 pm - from texts from Tip Johnson who is attending.
With ballots arriving at citizens' homes today, I have a few fun things to toss out for the digestion of the political junkies who check this site. As I haven'[...]
Since this issue surfaced, the Lummi Island ferry issue has been a discouraging example of governmental failure.
The Lummi Nation and Whatcom County governments failed to cross their “T&[...]
We've added a new link in the right column. www.skookum.us Tip Johnson has posted a downloadable PDF file of a petition asking the federal government to reaffirm [...]
Every part of Whatcom County deserves basic services. Every hamlet and home - and island - deserves our respect and support. Lummi Nation deserves our respect and we must pay [...]