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IN praise of the sheer propagatory genius of the Himalayan blackberry.
The “Alt Right” movement must be condemned for its murderous actions in Charlottesville, Virginia. Their movement is not about “free speech.” Could it happen here? Yes, it has.2 comments, most recent 1 day ago
In the confusing transition from 3 to 5 Whatcom County districts, a question arises: Who is eligible to replace Todd Donovan if he wins this fall and switches seats?5 comments, most recent 3 days ago
Cascadia News Now digs into the Primary Election Results, our state budget woes, BC fires and the cancelling of “The Joe Show”
Honesto Silva Ibarra died while toiling in Whatcom County berry fields. The Herald does not report it. The Weekly does. Oh, and Margaret Bikman is let go by the Herald.2 comments, most recent 2 days ago
Doug Dahl explains the confused off/on ramps for north bound traffic at the Fairhaven exit of I-5. Dahl is the Target Zero Manager for the Whatcom County Traffic Safety Task Force.
Interviews with council candidates Roxanne Murphy, Eric Bostrum and Layton Murphy4 comments, most recent 1 week ago
Several primary contests of 3 candidates with only the 2 with the most votes going forward for the general election in November.7 comments, most recent 1 week ago
Doug Ericksen and Anthony Scaramucci were ill cast in the role of communications directors.
Do not bother looking at this place unless you are a group of 8 students splitting the cost.7 comments, most recent 1 week ago
The Trump regime has turned its back on science and reason, endangering democracy in America.
A study on how home water usage management can target those using the most water. This may be a step towards a solution of our perceived county water supply and usage challenges.5 comments, most recent 2 weeks ago
Ellen Murphy writes a requiem. The Joe Show on KBAI is being shut down. The noon every day show is the victim of a decision of large corporate media located 2,000 miles away.3 comments, most recent 1 week ago
Todd Donovan promotes Republican opponent to squeeze out Amy Glasser in primary election.36 comments, most recent 2 weeks ago
Progressive Amy Glasser should be on the County Council.3 comments, most recent 3 weeks ago
Outlining our Bellingham need for a complete broadband Internet solution based on a public owned fiber-optic cabling system.4 comments, most recent 2 weeks ago
The author of “The Mushroom Hunters” takes on the Pacific Northwest’s signature environmental issue.1 comment, most recent 3 weeks ago
Jean Layton is the only candidate with a specific, well-thought-out and coherent program.4 comments, most recent 3 weeks ago
Criminal justice reform took a hit this week as Bellingham and County councils ignored reports from the Vera Institute of Justice and the Incarceration and Prevention Task Force5 comments, most recent 1 month ago
The no-brains and no-values folks have spray-painted Clayton Beach sandstone rocks and natural stone formations again. Here are some photos.1 comment, most recent 1 month ago