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Some Thoughts on I-1639 and its Fraudulent Character

By David CampOn Aug 28, 2018

Mass shootings make the news on a regular basis - it’s hard not to look at yet another social reject violently expressing his (yes they are all men) pain [...]

Mail or Drop Box

By John ServaisOn Aug 04, 2018

First, a link to the Auditor’s web page of drop box locations. Mailing your ballot on Monday, August 6, should guarantee a post mark of August 7 - election day - [...]

What on Earth Is Doug Ericksen Doing In Cambodia?

Just as hard-working Whatcom County voters are returning their primary ballots, State Senator Doug Ericksen and Representative Vincent Buys are half a world away in Cambodia on another unofficial junket, [...]

Richey campaign - the echo chamber

By John ServaisOn Jul 26, 2018

​The election of a new county prosecuting attorney is without question the most important elected position this year. The prosecuting attorney is one of the most powerful people in our [...]

Cooperative v. LLC – Considerations in Form of Organization

By David CampOn Jun 05, 2018

This article addresses some decision factors in entity formation which are not frequently considered, especially for groups whose main motivations are civic rather than pecuniary. Where the key objective is [...]

The NFL Sowed Its Own Problem With The National Anthem

By Dick ConoboyOn May 30, 2018

The big shots of the National Football League (NFL) have no one to blame but themselves for the problems surrounding the playing of the national anthem at the beginning of [...]

Seattle Times - on new Nooksack tribal chair

By John ServaisOn May 28, 2018

​Seattle Times reporter Nina Shapiro has written in the past on our local Whatcom County Nooksack Indian tribe. She posted a lengthy and in depth article on the new tribal [...]

Tough choice for Democrats: Who will challenge Ericksen?

By Ralph SchwartzOn May 01, 2018

Democrats think they can do it. If only they can motivate voters to turn in their ballots in numbers comparable to a presidential election year, then Democrats say they can [...]

Ghosts of Maps Past (A Journey Though COBs Inadequate Fiber Maps)

By Jon HumphreyOn Apr 19, 2018

I know, I’ve produced a few maps for your consideration throughout this process. The first “GIS” map I received had the word approximate at the bottom of it. I [...]

Ericksen a tough out for Democrats in 2018

By Ralph SchwartzOn Apr 17, 2018

UPDATE: The campaign treasurer for Tim Ballew II, who is running as a Democrat against Doug Ericksen for his state Senate seat in the 42nd Legislative District, turned in two [...]

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