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Bellingham becomes the first government in Whatcom County to formally support the creation of a public bank in Washington.2 comments, most recent 15 hours ago
Density calculations for the property known as Tract F of the Hawley property are not supported by the record.3 comments, most recent 1 day ago
Management controls will insure the stability of PUBLIC banking. Examples of poor management controls do abound now. It is called the PRIVATE sector banking system.5 comments, most recent 1 week ago
The best kept secret in the west?5 comments, most recent 1 week ago
Barbara Rofkar explains the evolution of the Bellingham Human Rights Film Festival, why it’s important, and what’s coming up.
Water industry planning differs greatly from electric industry planning and here is the reason.1 comment, most recent 3 weeks ago
State Senator Hasegawa continues to push for legislation creating a public bank in Washington.3 comments, most recent 2 weeks ago
Installing that RING video doorbell may have a cost…your privacy.3 comments, most recent 2 weeks ago
Tom Dohman seeks to clarify Propositions 2020-9 and 2020-10 for the Bellingham School District 501.8 comments, most recent 2 weeks ago
Can zoning changes and increasing density solve the affordable housing shortage?8 comments, most recent 1 week ago
An easy test for candidate selection
Homes NOW’s Unity Village to move to new COB-owned site in May 2020. Thank you to Mayor Fleetwood, Planning Director Sepler, and Police Chief Doll.
Indications are that the developer intends to go forward with his application for the CityView dormitory style project with 408 beds.
Council Rebukes Justice Advocates and Voters1 comment, most recent 1 month ago
Your PayByPhone app sends a flat fee of 25 cents per transaction to the coffers of Volkswagen Financial Services AG2 comments, most recent 1 month ago
Vague language in the current permit may result in not getting a badly needed extension for Unity Village for the homeless in Fairhaven.
A tour d’horizon of the state of the Mayor’s Neighborhood Advisory Commission.19 comments, most recent 6 days ago
Electrified scooters may bring with them unintended and undesirable consequences, some ecological, some financial, and some lethal.
Council moved to have staff develop a resolution in support of public banking legislation in Washington state.5 comments, most recent 1 month ago
Alex Ramel was chosen today by votes of three county councils to a vacated seat on the state Legislature.
A superb update of where we are as a community on protecting Bellingham’s only Great Blue Heron colony.
A timely update on Unity Village temporary homes in Fairhaven - plus the petition being circulated to allow the village a permit extension.
For the third time this year Sen Hasegawa will travel to Whatcom County to deliver a talk on public banking in Washington State.4 comments, most recent 2 months ago
A comprehensive and touching explanation of the Bellingham effort to help homeless folks, the HomesNOW project, and its disappointments and successes.8 comments, most recent 2 months ago
Bellingham to revise and update its codes to control motorized bikes, scooters and skateboards. Motorized scooter rentals are also on the docket…but beware.3 comments, most recent 3 months ago
MADA (Make America Dinner Again) Invites You to Dinner… Across the Aisle
Some of my picks for local races in 2019.
A million here and a million there, pretty soon you are talking real money1 comment, most recent 3 months ago
Sage Jones responds to Dick Conoboy’s article on Chanan Suarez who is a candidate for Bellingham City Council. Suarez is running for the 5th Ward seat against Lisa Anderson.1 comment, most recent 4 months ago
Why the Port selected Harcourt to be “master developer” should be an inquiry submitted through bullhorns and accompanied by clacking pitchforks.18 comments, most recent 3 months ago