Wendy DeFreest, owner of the very popular Avenue Bread sandwich cafes in Bellingham, is venturing into a full service restaurant in Fairhaven. “The Filling Station” will be a “burger [...]
This week in Iowa, Bernie Sanders said in a stump speech, “We’ve got to raise the minimum wage to a living wage, $15 an hour.” Presumably this [...]
Last month, a Superior Court judge in Montreal, Quebec, ordered three Canadian tobacco companies to pay over $15 billion in damages to Quebec smokers. The judgment was the largest in Canadian [...]
Tani Sutley guest writes her third article about the lack of county regulations for residental homes being converted to vacation rentals.
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The Whatcom County Council will introduce [...]
Today the ship collision study for the proposed mega coal terminal at Cherry Point was released. The Washington Department of Ecology has posted the study - the “Vessel Traffic and [...]
…and the Historic Fairhaven shopping district rang with the noise of city public works tearing up the street.
Note: see late evening update at end of article.
Yes. The [...]
Sandra Robson guest writes this article. She has researched and written about the problems with a coal port at Cherry Point for over a year, with 4 articles in the Whatcom [...]
Theo Bickel guest writes this article. He is a recent Political Science graduate from WWU.
When discussing rental code enforcement, you may think it's a dispute between tenants and [...]
Reid Boiler Works, an old industrial building built of huge old growth fir timbers, burned to the ground late Saturday evening. It was a spectacular fire. And very sad as [...]
Paul Krugman has an outstanding aticle in Monday's New York Times. You can read it online here. It is short and is a masterpiece of brevity on a complicated [...]