Wednesday evening, with 5 pm second count by Auditor.
An additional 5,000 votes were counted today but no contests changed - and none will change in the days ahead. Last evening Jean [...]
Illegal Grant Street Boarding House at $40,000/Year
If you are a typical family, this 1252 Grant Street rental is way beyond your means, unless you are willing to cough up $40,000 per [...]
One week to go before election day (August 1st) and there is ample time for voters to put a true progressive, Amy Glasser, on the Whatcom County Council. Nobody who [...]
Bandwidth is now an essential commodity, in the same category as electricity, water and sewer. Next-generation tech infrastructure is the only way Bellingham can hope to be the home of [...]
Jean Layton should be our next at-large council member.
One need go no further than looking at the web sites of Layton and her opponent, Roxanne Murphy.
Layton provides the [...]
On Monday, July 10, The Vera Institute presented its preliminary data findings on the Whatcom County justice system at a special meeting of the Incarceration Prevention and Reduction Task Force (IPRTF). [...]
Several weeks ago, I wrote about a case at 420 Lakeway Drive in which a rental unit that had passed inspection by a privately hired inspector in November 2016 had a plumber [...]
Bellingham School District is making a terrible mistake.
Dr. Greg Baker, the current superintendent of the Bellingham School District, is quickly building a new artificial turf sports stadium at Bellingham [...]
Before Democrats in the Whatcom establishment raise an objection, let me say up front this is not an endorsement for the general election. This is not an endorsement of any [...]
The Fiscally-Responsible Alternative: Renovate the Existing County Jail
A scant majority of County and City Council members currently support compelling voters to a second vote (in as many years) on [...]