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Elisabeth Britt

Citizen Journalist • 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

See no evil – speak no evil – hear no evil

By Elisabeth BrittOn Jan 21, 2018

Regarding House Concurrent Resolution 4413, now in progress in our state legislature. I’ve been waiting seventeen years for the Washington state Legislature to address incidents of sexual harassment and workplace [...]

Gov Inslee Signs Rural Water Fix Legislation

By Elisabeth BrittOn Jan 19, 2018

Editor note: Governor Inslee signed legislation this morning, Friday, Jan 19, to break the impasse that has frozen new water permits for over a year in rural Whatcom County. Here is [...]

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. [...]

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Recent comments

"Danny Westneat recently posted an article stating that clowns like Doug Ericksen and Matt Shea can get away with their creepy activities, because the Republican Caucus just doesn’t [...]

May 22, 2019 on
Seattle Times to Doug Ericksen: Step Down

"Thank you, Dick. For your professional insight on Prime Minister Hun Sen’s past. According to Human Rights Watch:  In 1970, Hun Sen joined the ‘Khmer Rouge’ after [...]

May 20, 2019 on
Seattle Times to Doug Ericksen: Step Down

"Here’s the quote from the June 18, 2018 Khmer Times link posted above.  Ericksen and Buys are creating additional confusion and  instablity in a nation that we already [...]

Jul 31, 2018 on
What on Earth Is Doug Ericksen Doing In Cambodia?

"Unbelieveable. Senator Doug Ericksen is allowing himself to be used by the Cambodian government as a propaganda tool to undermine the credibility of our duly elected President and Congress.  [...]

Jul 31, 2018 on
What on Earth Is Doug Ericksen Doing In Cambodia?

"Why on earth would Doug and Vince want to be associated with a dictator who publicly announces that he has promised his political opponents “hell” while advising them to  “[...]

Jul 30, 2018 on
What on Earth Is Doug Ericksen Doing In Cambodia?