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Elisabeth Britt

Writer • Member since Mar 23, 2009

Before becoming a citizen journalist, Elisabeth Britt worked in Olympia as a legislative aide. Locally, she served on the WRIA 1 Planning Unit, the Coordinated Water System Plan and as a state team member for the Federal Lummi Nation Water Rights Negotiations.

In other roles, Britt served as chair of the Public Safety Committee for WDOT Whitewater Amphitheater Blue Ribbon Traffic Safety Commission and sat on the WA State Department of Ecology Citizen’s Advisory Committee.

Articles by Elisabeth Britt

Smear Campaign

By Elisabeth BrittOn May 29, 2017

It seems that an outrageous smear campaign has been launched against a Whatcom County Councilmember, Satpal Sidhu, by a previous Councilmember, Mrs. Kathy Kershner, who ran against Mr. Sidhu in 2015. [...]

The Human Right to Water

By Elisabeth BrittOn Mar 15, 2017

It is time for the state of Washington to adopt legislation acknowledging the human right to water. The Hirst Decision has created an impenetrable roadblock for rural property owners who [...]

A Water Shortage Problem, NOT a Water Shortage

By Elisabeth BrittOn Dec 19, 2016

On December 6, the Whatcom County Council voted 5 to 2 (Brenner and Mann voted no) to lift the temporary moratorium that was passed on November 9, 2016. The new interim ordinance that replaces it [...]

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Recent comments

"Dick, no offense intended. But you have stated the most obvious fact  about this race - your mind is made up and you will cast your vote accordingly. I’[...]

Oct 28, 2017 on
Candidate Donovan Melts Down on Facebook

"At least Todd is genuine. I don’t mind reading about someone’s real feelings on their Facebook page. In fact, it’s refreshing to learn that he’s just [...]

Oct 27, 2017 on
Candidate Donovan Melts Down on Facebook

"Hi John, Not sure how our conversation got twisted into something about me not trusting you. That said, I don’t trust anyone who  tosses out shadowy allegations - [...]

Oct 26, 2017 on
Voting Recommendations and Comments

"I’m confused. Councilmember Donovan didn’t join the County Council until 2016. So, I don’t understand how he could have been one of the liberal county council members you [...]

Oct 24, 2017 on
Voting Recommendations and Comments

"Hi John,  Just a quick note to clarify Washington State election filing statute requirements. RCW 29a.24.050 provides that declarations of candidacy for (1) Offices that are scheduled to be voted [...]

Oct 23, 2017 on
Voting Recommendations and Comments
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