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Commenter • Member since Apr 04, 2016
Bellingham should join hundreds of communities nationwide that have built competitive and affordable public fiber optic cable networks to drive economic opportunity and development.
HomesNOW is in the permit review process for a temporary tiny home encampment in Fairhaven. The City of Bellingham’s 14-day public comment period is open until June 14, 2019.5 comments, most recent 1 day ago
Public Banking support ought to be a no-brainer for the Whatcom Dems.
Iris Maute-Gibson submitted her letter of resignation to the mayor on June 1st.
It is too early to determine the effects of a new code on accessory dwelling units aimed at improving housing affordability. Experience elsewhere says they will not.2 comments, most recent 1 week ago
Democrat presidential candidate Ami Horowitz and his desire to enter the national debate1 comment, most recent 2 weeks ago
Fragrances cover up odors that should be eliminated by cleaning, not chemicals.
An overview of the candidates for several energetic small towns in Whatcom County.
Senator Bob Hasegawa brought information to the citizens of Whatcom County about the benefits of public banks and his bill to establish one in Olympia.7 comments, most recent 1 week ago
Updated May 21. How each of us can help protect the Great Blue Herons nesting trees from city proposed approval of development in the buffer trees.4 comments, most recent 3 weeks ago
Unprincipled Whatcom County State Senator Doug Ericksen is urged to resign. Britt and Riordan first broke the news of his Cambodia hijinks on NW Citizen.8 comments, most recent 3 weeks ago
Jamie K clarifies several issues that Gabe Rogel posted about the protective woods buffer to the heron colony.
Finale update 10 pm Friday - Some news worthy filings - well, all are newsworthy - and some final pieces falling into place.
Tony Larson may be the surprise candidate filing for office this week. A brief rundown on some of the high profile campaigns and personalities.4 comments, most recent 1 month ago
Housing equity is thrown to the wind. Vacation rentals for tourists will remove rental housing for Bellingham residents.6 comments, most recent 1 month ago
Trees are not expendable like weeds. We should not treat them as such.
An interesting city- and state-oriented strategy to solve the national corruption crisis.
A net gain of 264 on-campus dormitory beds two years from now will do virtually nothing to take the pressure off Bellingham’s rental market.2 comments, most recent 2 months ago
Bellingham’s Only Great Blue Heron colony Faces Human Threats - Again. Who Wants to Help?6 comments, most recent 1 month ago
Various activities on Samish Hill suggest the future for a large area of land zoned single-family.4 comments, most recent 2 months ago
Commercial Shellfish farmers in Willapa Bay and elsewhere in the Salish Sea permitted by our “green” Governor to spray herbicides and turn healthy eelgrass beds into deserts.1 comment, most recent 1 month ago
MNAC should be restored by the next mayor to its role in the planning process, the review of the Comprehensive Plan, and neighborhood plans.7 comments, most recent 2 months ago
Canada continues to push forward on its Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion despit overwhelming opposition and damning evidence — as well as serious economic headwinds — against it.2 comments, most recent 2 months ago
The Bells baseball team again chooses fireworks over the welfare of pets, vets, the psychologically fragile, and wildlife.
We need immediate action to save the canaries in our coal mine, the Southern Resident Orca and Salmon. Take down obsolete salmon-blocking dams before it’s too late.7 comments, most recent 2 months ago
Anderson would replace Terry Bornemann who retires from city council at the end of 20194 comments, most recent 2 months ago
Why do we let our grocery stores vet charities and direct our donations?3 comments, most recent 2 months ago
There is a stealth invasion of stick-built apartment complexes in Bellingham. Few have any redeeming architectural merit.5 comments, most recent 2 months ago
Bellingham again wastes its time with a survey in which the respondents self-select, essentially negating the results.4 comments, most recent 2 months ago
Public banking is moving forward again this legislative session in Washington state thanks to the efforts of Sen. Bob Hasegawa.3 comments, most recent 3 months ago