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Lummi Nation

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 [...]

Killer Industrial Jobs or Long-term Job Killers?

By Terry WechslerOn Apr 06, 2014

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 Threatens Libel Suit

By John ServaisOn Feb 19, 2014

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 [...]

Treaty Rights and Public Rights Ignored In Overwater Walkway

By Wendy HarrisOn Oct 08, 2013

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 [...]

Lummi Nation Opposes Coal Terminal

By John ServaisOn Sep 21, 2012

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. Lummi [...]

Hobgoblins as ballots are sent out

By John ServaisOn Oct 24, 2011

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'[...]

Statutory Purgatory: A failure of Government

By Tip JohnsonOn Nov 26, 2010

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&[...]

Lummi Ferry Petition is Linked

By John ServaisOn Sep 01, 2010

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 [...]

Respect and Services for county residents

By John ServaisOn Feb 08, 2010

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 [...]

Lummi Accolade: Brave, Smart and Honest

By Tip JohnsonOn Feb 05, 2010

One of the finest moments a public interest advocate can experience, after browbeating an issue, is to get to say, "I was wrong," as the desired result is [...]

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