The Last Ten Years And Us
We are wallowing in a sea of debt. Affordable housing is a pipe-dream under these conditions.
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We are wallowing in a sea of debt. Affordable housing is a pipe-dream under these conditions.1 comment, most recent 1 day ago
City Council member Roxanne Murphy resigns…on Facebook1 comment, most recent 2 weeks ago
The Veteran Service Office at Western Washington University is working with a growing student-veteran population.
A brief essay on the dangerous lie at the heart of I-1639, which purports to regulate “assault” weapons.2 comments, most recent 3 weeks ago
City officials shut down the music at the official opening of Twin Sisters Brewing Company on Saturday. Illegal parking complaints also brought out the police.2 comments, most recent 3 weeks ago
Our system of citizen participation fails the test of true dialogue. Exchange is practically ruled out by the process.6 comments, most recent 4 weeks ago
Monday eve, Aug 13, final update. Big ballot count today in Skagit county - but 40th remains the same.3 comments, most recent 1 month ago
Do we mail our ballots or find a drop box to put it in? Do we trust the U.S. Postal Service? Do we?1 comment, most recent 1 month ago
Four excellent Democratic Party candidates are in the primary election for the 40th District House seat vacated by Kris Lytton. Browne goes negative at the last minute.2 comments, most recent 1 month ago
A review of the privatization of communications by public entities, like the police and fire service, via the unnecessary use of AT&Ts questionable FirstNet service.3 comments, most recent 1 week ago
Doug Ericksen and Vincent Buys are in Cambodia as we post this. What are these two Washington State 42nd Legislative District elected officials doing in Cambodia? What indeed!11 comments, most recent 1 month ago
We uncover more public resources that are knowingly not being used and make more connections between the city and big telecom. All telecom items untimately go back to the committee for further discussion.
Voters have a choice of Richey or Erb for reform of our justice and jail mess. Who is saying what? Sounds like an echo chamber.5 comments, most recent 1 month ago
Here are some thoughts on candidates for the August 7 primary election.1 comment, most recent 1 month ago
The Linville administration won’t do right by its citizens when it comes to public infrastructure and telecom, but when it comes to following Ajit Pai’s and Verizons’ lead they say, “sure, no problem.”
Public banking can stop our dependence on commercial banks to whom we give our government revenue and receive little in return.2 comments, most recent 2 months ago
This is yet another Dig Once Policy update outlining how the COB Public Works Department, under the direction of Ted Carlson, has been ignoring the advice and wishes of thousands of Bellingham residents.2 comments, most recent 2 months ago
The Bellingham Planning Commission has passed to the City Council a terribly flawed recommendation on vacation rentals.2 comments, most recent 2 months ago
Consumer fireworks are illegal in Bellingham. Some would say it is difficult to tell.8 comments, most recent 2 months ago
We are about local news at NWCitizen - but we are also citizens of the United States - or have we forgotten who we are?3 comments, most recent 3 months ago