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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 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 [...]

Hannah Stone selected for Bellingham city council

By John ServaisOn Oct 02, 2018

Hannah Stone, a resident of the Columbia neighborhood, married mother of two, and a 10 year practicing immigration attorney, was selected unanimously on Monday evening to a city council seat. It [...]

AT&T and the COB (Partners in Corporate Welfare)

By Jon HumphreyOn Sep 30, 2018

I’ll start this article by blowing out of the water the safety argument made by our council, mayor and public works for the gift of almost $1 million dollars to [...]

New LLC Ownership for NW Citizen

By John ServaisOn Sep 27, 2018

To our readers, Last May, I wrote that it was time to change the ownership of NWCitizen. Today, I am pleased to announce that a new LLC with several owners [...]

Two dozen want Murphy’s Bellingham council seat

By Ralph SchwartzOn Sep 26, 2018

Democracy is not a spectator sport. Jean Layton told me this last year when I asked her why she chose to challenge Roxanne Murphy, who was seeking reelection to the [...]

The Last Ten Years And Us

By Dick ConoboyOn Sep 18, 2018

Happy 10th Anniversary! Understanding this article, Lehman 10th Anniversary Spin as a Teachable Moment, by economist Michael Hudson, will go along way to understanding why the efforts of our city [...]

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