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Commenter • I've lived on the Southside of Bellingham for 23 y • Member since Feb 04, 2017
I'm a 24 year resident of Bellingham.
In 2018 a host of land/zoning issues come to the Bellingham Planning Commission and City Council, but cumulative impacts are ignored.
Washington state Governor Jay Inslee signed bipartisan legislation today that resolves the rural water permits for homeowner uses.4 comments, most recent 6 hours ago
The Bellingham Neighborhood Coalition (BNC) thanks the 365 community members for signing the Community ADU Comment Letter on the City of Bellingham’s ADU Ordinance update.
Wherein your humble writer considers the argument over Detached Accessory Dwelling Units (DADU’s) which the City is proposing to permit in single family neighborhoods.38 comments, most recent 4 hours ago
Prominent local Republicans post a racist article on our local Lummi Indians.9 comments, most recent 3 days ago
Let’s put the asinine suggestion that Oprah is a viable presidential candidate in the dust bin of monumentally awful and destructive ideas.1 comment, most recent 5 days ago
Dick Conoboy has written for over 10 years about Bellingham city hall not enforcing its own laws and the slow destruction of single family neighborhoods. The award is well earned.3 comments, most recent 5 days ago
Committee assignments will be voted on at tonight’s council meeting.4 comments, most recent 1 week ago
The Planning Commission attempts, poorly, to reconcile vacation rentals and housing for Bellingham’s own citizens.3 comments, most recent 1 week ago
The Bellingham Neighborhood Coalition’s second public event on the currrent attempt to rezone the city.3 comments, most recent 1 week ago
Current County Council members will need to do their homework to separate the wheat from the chaff from the Eric Bostrom.1 comment, most recent 4 weeks ago
Irrigation, the use of huge field sprinklers, is the big user of unpermitted water in our county. Not family households. Eric presents a solution.9 comments, most recent 3 weeks ago
The Bellingham Council is considering the issue of public fiber for all of Bellingham. Jon presents a report on their struggle and urges action.5 comments, most recent 3 weeks ago
Nine men and two women so far seek a one-year appointment to the County Council.4 comments, most recent 1 month ago
The city is beginning a process of densification to rezone/up-zone all single family neighborhoods. Pay attention.5 comments, most recent 1 month ago
Why do national literature critics grossly underestimate the creative genius of great writers?1 comment, most recent 1 month ago
Appearing on the council agenda Tuesday, Nov. 21, is a proposed 2018 ballot measure to return Whatcom to countywide voting for council. Discussion is planned for Dec. 5.2 comments, most recent 1 month ago
A report on what we hear (reliably!) about political appointments, firings and filing for offices. For political junkies only. (Not really.)4 comments, most recent 1 month ago
Social Justice Warriors South of the Border Could Learn from Vancouver’s Experience with Reintegrating Sexual Offenders into the Community4 comments, most recent 1 month ago
Will Bellingham Neighborhoods wake up in time? Or will we experience the same failure of upzoning reform as our friends in Ballard?6 comments, most recent 1 month ago