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Tim Paxton

Citizen Journalist • Member since Apr 11, 2016

Tim Paxton is a long time resident of Bellingham and a long time trouble maker to government bureaucrats.

Articles by Tim Paxton

Carcinogenic High School Sports Fields

By Tim PaxtonOn Jul 11, 2017

Bellingham School District is making a terrible mistake. Dr. Greg Baker, the current superintendent of the Bellingham School District, is quickly building a new artificial turf sports stadium at Bellingham [...]

Whatcom 3: Evidence? What Evidence?

By Tim PaxtonOn Jul 12, 2017

Editor note: A 3rd pretrial hearing will be held tomorrow, Thursday, July 13, 1:30 pm in the courthouse. We hope to post a report on it before the scheduled beginning of the [...]

Recent comments

"Nice summary Tip!   Doubt that the County Council will have someone read it to them however. So….when exactly was the County Council going to provide a Forensic Accounting [...]

Oct 07, 2019 on
Whatcom Justice Reform: The Big Fib

"Excellent election primary coverage!   I enjoyed the ranking try out page too.    A few ballot counting questions: 1. Ballots.  How many ballots sets are printed up?   [...]

Aug 07, 2019 on
Primary Election 2019 - Results and Comments

"Good work Jamie Donaldson!  I wonder if any of the Council can even name where the next closest (bad location) Heron Colony has been forced to relocate?  Time [...]

Jul 26, 2019 on
Good News for the Post Point Herons... For Now

"Good explanation of City Hall hard at work with MNAC. I seem to recall that MNAC positions need to be filled so that Conditional Use Permits can provide part of [...]

Apr 02, 2019 on
Restore The Mayor's Neighborhood Advisory Commission (MNAC) To Its Former Role in Planning

"Fukushima radiation has wiped out most of the Pacific Ocean.   Giagantic Factory Trawler over fishing is hauling in the radioactive remaining species.  It already may be too late [...]

Mar 26, 2019 on
Saving The Orca And Salmon - Does Inslee Have The Political Will?