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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
“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 [...]
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, 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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]