Jay Taber, a dedicated enviromental advocate, guest writes this critique of protest events, such as at the Anacortes oil refineries last weekend. This first posted on the Salish Sea Maritime [...]
Some folks from Bellingham who read this may also be participating in the kayaking and land protest at the Tesoro oil refinery near Anacortes. It is a coordinated protest with [...]
This morning, the Army Corps of Engineers released a simple press release. In plain language, Colonel Buck denies the Gateway Pacific Terminal project at Cherry Point. Col. Buck says he [...]
Reliable sources tell me that Williams Pipeline Company is planning to apply for permits to extend a natural gas spur pipeline from their main pipeline at Sumas over to Cherry [...]
The coal train in the photo above is heading north along Bellingham Bay just above Clayton Beach. Notice how it seems to overhang the sandy bluff? That is because the [...]
The Seattle Times is reporting a decision by Cloud Peak Energy and SSA Marine to pause work on the Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Cherry Point coal terminal. The [...]
Rob Lewis guest writes this report.
SEATTLE—During his March 17 appeal hearing, Matt Fuller delivered a detailed and unapologetic defense of his 22-hour occupation of the anchor chain on the [...]
The folks in Montana think the US Army Corps of Engineers will announce this week the denial of a permit for the mega coal port at Cherry Point. The Helena [...]
Half a dozen Districting Committee meetings in the books, and what does Whatcom County have to show for them?
One mystery and one thing we know all too well.
The third annual Paul deArmond Citizen Journalism award dinner on Feb. 12 in Bellingham was bigger than ever—a bigger venue, more guests, a higher bar tab and, most notably, not [...]