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Want Justice Reform?  Vote James Erb.

By John ServaisOn Nov 01, 2018

​Bottom line, you don’t elect the heir apparent - the chosen one - if you want change and reform. The world does not work that way. Eric Richey IS [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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