An article appeared in the 3 Jun 2019 Herald ( With rents and home prices rising, they’re hoping these will ease Bellingham housing) on the situation with accessory dwelling units since council [...]
Several weeks ago, I used the rest room of a local hotel. Upon entering the facilities I was hit with such a strong odor of perfume that I began coughing [...]
Update - posted Tuesday, May 21
Many people have been enjoying (from a safe distance!) the activity down at the heron colony at Post Point. The “chicks” are getting really big! [...]
In reply to the comments Gabe Rogel posted on my article of April 4. Or, to compare this article side by side to his comments, click here for a pdf of [...]
Update - Monday, April 15, 2019
As you can see from the notice, the Public Hearing to consider sub-dividing the Shorewood plat next to the heron colony was postponed until further notice. [...]
Based in part on an article originally published in Seattle Times Opinions on March 10, 2019.
Coauthored with Janet Alderton, whose brief bio appears below.
Despite overwhelming opposition from British Columbia, Washington [...]
In March 2018, Gov. Jay Inslee issued an executive order that directed state agencies to take “immediate” action to help the critically-endangered Southern Resident orcas and formed a nearly 50-member Southern [...]
If Bellingham Public Schools (hereafter noted as BPS) goes forward with plans to renovate its bus barn and storage facility, it will automatically foreclose on any option this community might [...]
Jason Hickel, anthropologist, author, and fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts, has written perhaps the best article I’ve read on the growth imperative and its ecological impact: [...]
Update, Tue, Oct 23
Cliff Mass has posted a second article on why we should vote NO on I-1631. He is getting a lot of push back from liberals but they [...]