Housing concerns? Bring them to the forum!
The York Neighborhood is sponsoring a forum on housing concerns on Wednesday, Sept 14th at the Garden Methodist Church at 7pm. [1326 N. Garden [...]
You may remember several months ago when I asked the Bellingham Bells baseball team to cease their fireworks displays in an article entitled Bellingham Bells, Stop the Fireworks. At the [...]
Jean Layton should be our next at-large council member.
One need go no further than looking at the web sites of Layton and her opponent, Roxanne Murphy.
Layton provides the [...]
Several weeks ago, I wrote about a case at 420 Lakeway Drive in which a rental unit that had passed inspection by a privately hired inspector in November 2016 had a plumber [...]
With the passing of the Bellingham rental registration and inspection ordinance, thousands of rental units have been inspected during the first year the law has been in effect. We saw [...]
Several years ago the Bellingham City Council banned the possession or use of consumer fireworks within the city limits (BMC 10.24.130). The ban was the result of a citizen push led [...]
Rental inspections continue in Bellingham with the latest round in the Happy Valley Neighborhood. While statistics are not yet available the raw report indicates many of the same issues as [...]
Were Saint Patrick alive today he would have more to drive out of the four provinces of Ireland than snakes. Today’s equivalent “snakes” are the British with their colonial [...]
With the appointment of Mike Estes to the seven member Bellingham Planning Commission at the last City Council meeting, and the pending appointment of Iris Maute-Gibson in April, the development [...]
In the introduction to Dante Alighieri’s Inferno he describes the entry to the gates of hell over which is written “Lasciate ogne speranza, voi ch’intrate”, meaning “Abandon hope [...]