Sheri Ward

Citizen Journalist • Member since Feb 18, 2009

Articles by Sheri Ward

Just say no to unneeded regulations

By Sheri WardOn Jun 20, 2011

Every now and then a truly bad idea gets far enough along in Bellingham’s city governance that it gets the attention of the full Council. Rental unit licensing [...]

Public use of Roeder Home begins anew

By Sheri WardOn Jun 27, 2009

A group of spinners chatted happily while Flip Breskin gave them a brief guitar serenade. On Wednesday this week, the Roeder Home saw the first “public” use of [...]

Council to consider Roeder Home future

By Sheri WardOn Jun 07, 2009

The Whatcom County Council will be considering adoption of the recommendations of the Roeder Home Task Force at its evening meeting on Tuesday, June 9, starting at 7 p.m. The Roeder [...]

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Recent comments

"Richard, You and I are unlikely to find common ground on this issue.  I substantially agreed with Councilor Fleetwood?s comments at the Monday afternoon meeting, June 20, that tenants [...]

Jun 22, 2011 on
Just say no to unneeded regulations

"Larry, Thanks for the well-researched article.  I agree the extension is unwarranted.  Aside from this immediate decision, the city owes its citizens a thorough review of the zoning [...]

Oct 28, 2010 on
Open letter to Bellingham Planning Director Jeff Thomas re: Fairhaven Highlands application deadline

"I think Fagan’s bill would effectively kill the Freedom of Information Act. As a matter of personal experience as editor of the late Whatcom Independent, we filed quite extensive [...]

Feb 07, 2010 on
State legislators propose fees for public info