Regarding House Concurrent Resolution 4413, now in progress in our state legislature.
I’ve been waiting seventeen years for the Washington state Legislature to address incidents of sexual harassment and workplace [...]
I was reminded recently of Peter Gigante, the Fairhaven resident who has the distinction of being Washington state’s single largest donor to the 2016 Donald Trump presidential campaign. I interviewed [...]
Talk about irony. The Whatcom County Association of Realtors( WCAR) has awarded Wendy Scherrer its “Partner of the Year” award for all her hard work to effect a “pilot project” [...]
The recent Determination of Non-significance (DNS) on the Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) ordinance now before the Bellingham Planning Commission raises a profound problem in the current review of land issues [...]
Editor note: Governor Inslee signed legislation this morning, Friday, Jan 19, to break the impasse that has frozen new water permits for over a year in rural Whatcom County. Here is [...]
We did it! The Bellingham Neighborhood Coalition (BNC) exceeded our goal of 300 signatures on the Community ADU Comment Letter. The letter, with 365 signatures, was submitted this afternoon to the Council, [...]
Under current zoning laws, Bellingham homeowners are permitted to build Attached Accessory Dwelling Units (AADU’s) in their yards. The unit must be connected with a wall and a common [...]
Timothy Ballew, II, is one of three leading applicants for the vacant Whatcom County Council seat, along with Natalie McClendon and Seth Fleetwood. He is a leader of the Lummi [...]
N’Oprah…that is… NO to Oprah.
The January 11th Guardian announced boldly that none other than Steven Spielberg has come out for Oprah for president, a sure sign that [...]
For over ten years now, Dick Conoboy has been researching and writing on Bellingham housing and city hall’s approach to neighborhoods, rentals, zoning, safety and planning. His efforts to [...]