This morning, Gene Knutson sent out an announcement to local news media saying he has decided not to run for mayor of Bellingham in 2019. Most local political junkies assumed Gene [...]
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11 pm Thur, Nov 8
The 42nd District is probably decided. There may be recounts and there is a [...]
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 [...]
I received this email from Alex Ramel this evening. I read it, followed the link to Sandy Robson’s article on Searchlight Review and immediately knew this needed to be [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]