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Elisabeth Britt

Writer • Member since Mar 23, 2009

Before becoming a citizen journalist, Elisabeth Britt worked in Olympia as a legislative aide. Locally, she served on the WRIA 1 Planning Unit, the Coordinated Water System Plan and as a state team member for the Federal Lummi Nation Water Rights Negotiations.

In other roles, Britt served as chair of the Public Safety Committee for WDOT Whitewater Amphitheater Blue Ribbon Traffic Safety Commission and sat on the WA State Department of Ecology Citizen’s Advisory Committee.

Articles by Elisabeth Britt

Smear Campaign

By Elisabeth BrittOn May 29, 2017

It seems that an outrageous smear campaign has been launched against a Whatcom County Councilmember, Satpal Sidhu, by a previous Councilmember, Mrs. Kathy Kershner, who ran against Mr. Sidhu in 2015. [...]

The Human Right to Water

By Elisabeth BrittOn Mar 15, 2017

It is time for the state of Washington to adopt legislation acknowledging the human right to water. The Hirst Decision has created an impenetrable roadblock for rural property owners who [...]

A Water Shortage Problem, NOT a Water Shortage

By Elisabeth BrittOn Dec 19, 2016

On December 6, the Whatcom County Council voted 5 to 2 (Brenner and Mann voted no) to lift the temporary moratorium that was passed on November 9, 2016. The new interim ordinance that replaces it [...]

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Recent comments

"Ronna, thank you for your comment.  Please know that I respect your right to disagree with me. As long as you play fair.   Again, I have worked for [...]

Jul 27, 2017 on
Donovan attacks Glasser. Why?

"According to Mr. Servais, candidate Amy Glasser is being unfairly treated by her primary opponent, Whatcom County Councilmember Todd Donovan. As a woman and a veteran of numerous campaigns, I [...]

Jul 27, 2017 on
Donovan attacks Glasser. Why?

"The inspection report posted below was completed in August of 1992, approximately five months after Satpal Sidhu left his employment with TreOil.  Click the underlined  word, Show  in [...]

Jun 21, 2017 on
Demonizing Satpal Sidhu

"Sam , Point of clarification: slander is the action or crime of making a false spoken  statement damaging to a person’s reputation. On the other hand, libel  is [...]

Jun 20, 2017 on
Demonizing Satpal Sidhu

"Sam, in the interest of fairness, could you please provide a date range and direct internet  links to the pictures and reports  from the early 90’s that you [...]

Jun 20, 2017 on
Demonizing Satpal Sidhu
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