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Lois Garlick was our hero

By John ServaisOn Jul 09, 2015

Lois Garlick died peacefully in her sleep on June 28 at age 95. She and her husband George, who died several years ago, were awarded the first Environmental Heros award by Re-Sources. [...]

Robyn du Pre` Has Passed On

By John ServaisOn Mar 12, 2015

Robyn du Pre` was the real thing. I remember one of the countless port public meetings on the waterfront where she just plain called bullshit on the port for making [...]

Riley Sweeney to Receive Paul deArmond Award

By John ServaisOn Jan 22, 2015

Intrepid political blogger Riley Sweeney has been selected to receive the Paul deArmond Citizen Journalism Award for 2014. Riley’s lively blog, on his Sweeney Politics website, is must reading [...]

Howard Harris Dies - More Testimonials Added

By John ServaisOn Nov 12, 2014

Posted Nov 9 Howard Harris, lifetime Friend, founder of the Whatcom Peace Vigil at the Federal Building during the Vietnam War, and first recipient of the Howard L. Harris Lifetime Peacemaker [...]

A Question of Freedom

By Guest WriterOn Jul 04, 2014

Guest writer, Norbert Rojsza, is the son of Artur and Margaret Rojsza, the owner/builders. I would like to share with you some observations gathered over the course of the [...]

Sins of Omission

By Sandy RobsonOn Jun 27, 2014

Sandy Robson guest writes this article. This is her third article on NWCitizen. In February 2014, I was accused of libel. Craig Cole, the local consultant on the Gateway Pacific Terminal ([...]

Feint, Calumny, Solidarity

By Guest WriterOn May 28, 2014

Ellen Murphy is a Bellingham nonviolence activist who aids local liberal causes in many ways. I had been an active member of the Whatcom Watch community for a few years, [...]

SweenyPolitics:  Fleetwood files against Ericksen

By John ServaisOn Apr 30, 2014

Riley Sweeney posted early this morning on his Political Junkie site that Seth Fleetwood is back. He gives us a brief but fine profile of Seth. And Riley again showes [...]

Wendy Harris on Citizen Journalism

By Wendy HarrisOn Feb 22, 2014

We had a fine dinner the evening of Feb 7 at the 'Back Alley' dining room of the Black Cat restaurant in Fairhaven. The room was at capacity with an rsvp [...]

Craig Cole Threatens Libel Suit

By John ServaisOn Feb 19, 2014

Craig Cole, the local face for plans to build the Gateway Pacific Terminal coal port at Cherry Point, sent a letter on February 5 to the Whatcom Watch threatening a libel [...]

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