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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 ([...]

Herald and Weekly Withhold the News

By John ServaisOn Jun 11, 2014

They knew the Wyoming coal delegation was coming to visit Whatcom County and Cherry Point on Tuesday, June 10. Indeed, both the Bellingham Herald and the Cascadia Weekly were invited to [...]

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 [...]

Fukushima Radiation Found In Canada

By John ServaisOn Mar 14, 2014

The Vancourver Sun reports Fukushima radiation has been found on the lower Fraser River only 20 miles from Whatcom County farmland. It may have been carried there by rain, air pollution, [...]

Whatcom Watch Editor Resigns

By John ServaisOn Mar 02, 2014

Richard Jehn, the managing editor of the Whatcom Watch, has submitted his letter of resignation, effective today. It remains to be seen how the board of the Watch will respond [...]

Relevant Documents to Libel Threat

By John ServaisOn Feb 25, 2014

It is past time to post the documents and links that are relevant to the threatened libel suit from Pacific International Terminals consultant Craig Cole against the Whatcom Watch. Other [...]

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 [...]

Have You Exceeded Your Right To Information?

By Wendy HarrisOn Feb 01, 2014

Did you know that we could “exceed our rights to information” by making too many public record requests, or making a request that was too broad, or making [...]

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