Donald Trump’s reckless decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement is more than political folly endangering the Earth. It is an unabashed attack on science [...]
On Monday, May 29, our neighbors to the north, British Columbia, had a surprising and dramatic change in their government. With a parliamentary system, this can happen. Two minority parties cemented [...]
Whatcom County farmers use a lot of water every summer to irrigate their pastures and berry fields. But the public never knows just how much water irrigation uses. This means [...]
This “Residential Survey” of Bellingham residents is a quasi-yearly affair with this stated purpose: “... the Survey is to seek feedback from residents [bolding mine] about their experience as citizens of [...]
The Washington Supreme Court issued its decision on rural residential wells in October 2016. Since then, there has been a glut of misinformation about what the court said and how Whatcom [...]
It is time for the state of Washington to adopt legislation acknowledging the human right to water.
The Hirst Decision has created an impenetrable roadblock for rural property owners who [...]
This article has been updated from the original post at 3:40 p.m.
Whatcom County Sheriff Elfo and the county prosecutor’s office have withdrawn their search warrant for facebook messages. [...]
I don’t know what state Sen. Doug Ericksen, the Ferndale Republican who represents north Whatcom County in Olympia, thought he would accomplish by hosting an unfettered discussion dominated by [...]
Farmers need water for crops and cattle. City-dwellers want water for yards, gardens and kiddie pools. Salmon need streams with enough cold, clear water to enable them to spawn and [...]
Michael Riordan guest writes. He lives on Orcas Island and covers energy and environmental issues.
As recently reported, State Senators Don Benton and Doug Ericksen have headed to Washington, DC, [...]