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Dog Whistle Racism

By John ServaisOn Nov 01, 2018

I received this email from Alex Ramel this evening. I read it, followed the link to Sandy Robson’s article on Searchlight Review and immediately knew this needed to be [...]

Filling City Council Vacancies - A Flawed Process

By Dick ConoboyOn Oct 26, 2018

The Bellingham City Charter gives the City Council the power to fill vacancies in the council ranks but does not spell out the process. 2.06 Elected Officers - Vacancies “A vacancy [...]

Atul Deshmane: Public Utility District 1, Commissioner District 2

By Jon HumphreyOn Oct 25, 2018

A very important, yet often overlooked position is on your ballot this fall. It is for PUD (Public Utility District) District 1, Commissioner 2. Why is it so important? Well, because the [...]

Environmentalist?  Vote NO on 1631

By John ServaisOn Oct 23, 2018

Update, Tue, Oct 23 Cliff Mass has posted a second article on why we should vote NO on I-1631. He is getting a lot of push back from liberals but they [...]

Twin Sisters Brewery - It Is Not Getting Better For The Neighbors

By Dick ConoboyOn Oct 23, 2018

Instead of nuisance abatement at the site of the Twin Sisters Brewery in the Sunnyland neighborhood, the owners have now upped the ante with the installation of enormous illuminated lettering [...]

Real 5G Concerns

By Jon HumphreyOn Oct 20, 2018

We have to do 5G, the White House and FCC scream. We have to keep up with China! It will solve the problems with broadband in rural areas! It will [...]

The Cost of Prosecutorial Mismanagement

By Juliette DanielsOn Oct 14, 2018

On November 6, Whatcom County voters will choose a new Prosecuting Attorney for the first time in 44 years. One candidate, Eric Richey, has been a criminal prosecutor in that office for [...]

Public Banking Before It Is Too Late

By Dick ConoboyOn Oct 09, 2018

“Local governments have been in bondage to Wall Street ever since the19th century despite multiple efforts to rein them in. Regulation has not worked. To break free, we need [...]

Whatcom County Candidate’s Night Kicks Off in Point Roberts - Live !

By John LesowOn Oct 08, 2018

Point Roberts has a resident population of 1,300. About half are registered voters. Despite it’s small size and remote location, Candidate’s Night has always drawn an enthusiastic crowd of [...]

Whatcom Regional Transportation Study (Deeply Flawed)

By Jon HumphreyOn Oct 03, 2018

It has been said before, for good reason, that there are lies, damned lies, and statistics. I am happy to say that my collegiate journeys took me down many interesting [...]

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