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Northwest Citizen in located in Bellingham, Washington USA. John Servais is owner, editor, and publisher of NWCitizen.com. It started in 1995 as a one person news blog and has morphed into today’s venue for over 30 independent local citizen journalists. There is no public business office as we are a virtual Internet entity. Writers meet weekly over refreshments to discuss issues and possible articles, and to refresh our personal cohesion as a group. Contact John for sponsor information and any questions about the website. Contact John for written permission to use any articles. You can also contact the writer or contributor of an article for permission to use their writing.

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