No matter how you slice it, district-only voting is a good thing if you’re a conservative in Whatcom County. Right-wing politicos on the 2015 county Charter Review Commission managed to [...]
After recent months, when Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria devastated Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico, and unprecedented wildfires torched the West from British Columbia to California, anyone who imagines that [...]
The smelly cloud of sulfurous fumes that wafted over Bellingham Saturday evening, June 3, was apparently not that unusual an occurrence. It happened due to an overpressure on the Italian oil [...]
On Monday, May 29, our neighbors to the north, British Columbia, had a surprising and dramatic change in their government. With a parliamentary system, this can happen. Two minority parties cemented [...]
This article has been updated from the original post at 3:40 p.m.
Whatcom County Sheriff Elfo and the county prosecutor’s office have withdrawn their search warrant for facebook messages. [...]
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 [...]
Most - maybe all - reading this have much to be thankful for. Many may feel grief or despair because of the elections. They should not because what we have [...]
Beware the deceptive and very last minute anti-732 campaign.
Vote YES on initiative 732. The Carbon Tax is really neutral as our sales taxes and other taxes will be reduced by [...]
Update: Mon, Aug 29, 8:30 a.m.
In this morning's Bellingham Herald, not a single use of the words “coal” or “oil” in their article on the protest. The Herald referred [...]
Jay Taber, a dedicated enviromental advocate, guest writes this critique of protest events, such as at the Anacortes oil refineries last weekend. This first posted on the Salish Sea Maritime [...]