Commenter Role • Geneva • Member since Jan 18, 2017
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Peoples Bank proposes to tear down the once popular Zane Burger restaurant to build a branch office.3 comments, most recent 1 day ago
Biden administration is asking the public to report on bogus advertising claims of Medicare Advantage providers.7 comments, most recent 3 days ago
15 new townhouses, out-of-town developer, build-and-run, in south side Happy Valley neighborhood of Bellingham.2 comments, most recent 4 days ago
Tuesday, Dec, 5, will be the first time ABC Recycling has agreed to answer the public. Don’t miss this meeting. Here are the issues.6 comments, most recent 1 week ago
The effect of WWU students on Whatcom County’s rental housing market5 comments, most recent 5 days ago
There seems to be no barrier to the depths to which scammers will go to steal money from the most vulnerable or deserving.
Merely musing about soldiers.4 comments, most recent 3 weeks ago
The city comes through on public wi-fi hotspots1 comment, most recent 4 weeks ago
An insider’s view of rental inspections in Bellingham as experienced by a long-time renter.5 comments, most recent 3 weeks ago
It is time to stop the injustices that have been propagated over the years.6 comments, most recent 4 weeks ago
Getting a letter that declares, “An exciting new prescription drug benefit for you!” should activate your BS detector.2 comments, most recent 1 month ago
Who benefits?3 comments, most recent 3 weeks ago
At Large position on the Bellngham City Council
Is this a good place to live? Do you feel safe? Can you afford it? Are too many of us living on the streets? Doug Karlberg has some ideas.
Why a Liberal is voting for a Conservative for the Whatcom County Council14 comments, most recent 1 month ago
The truth is out there; Jon Humphrey has researched the issues and concisely compiled the results.5 comments, most recent 1 month ago
Ward 3 position on the Bellingham City Council
Wendy was an intrepid voice for the environment and the humane treatment of animals. May her memory be for a blessing.3 comments, most recent 1 month ago
Whatcom County Sheriff is elected by all county voters, including those in Bellingham, Ferndale and other towns.
Or at least, take a moment to learn about the privatization of Medicare, commonly called Medicare [Dis]Advantage.1 comment, most recent 1 month ago
An in-depth look at local housing: insightful, researched, and provocative.5 comments, most recent 1 month ago
Whatcom County Sheriff voted on by registered voters in Whatcom County
The passage of time alone will not save Bellingham from this dangerous situation. Only strong and persistent action on the part of its citizens will be effective against this menace.
[Our Guest Writer, Scott Jones, is a Bellingham resident along with his family. He is President of ...7 comments, most recent 2 months ago
The President of the American Red Cross has come out in support of the Gold Medal for the Dollies who served in Vietnam
We reprint the 2014 speech she gave upon accepting the Paul deArmond Award.6 comments, most recent 2 months ago
$3.5 million Point Roberts Broadband project: is it worth it?1 comment, most recent 1 month ago
This legislation calls for a $5 trillion National Infrastructure Bank that will finance the nation’s infrastructure needs without involving the budget or adding to the national debt.4 comments, most recent 3 months ago
Whatcom County Council District 4 position is voted for only by those living in the 4th District, the center of the county including Lynden.1 comment, most recent 4 months ago
Whatcom County Executive election, voted on by all residents of our county
Whatcom County Council At Large position, voted on by all residents of the county.
Experience counts.3 comments, most recent 3 months ago
The developer, who bought the property to build the private student dormitory, CityView, now has a very, very large white elephant on his hands.3 comments, most recent 5 months ago
The Port contends it is mandated to increase revenue and jobs for the Port. But just what does that mean?18 comments, most recent 5 months ago
Bellingham City Council, At Large position, voted on by all residents of Bellingham.
Meridian School Board election, position 5
They died in Vietnam supporting and entertaining the troops. Memorial Day is for them too. So is a Congressional Gold Medal.
Anika Sirois comments on the idea of a new jail for Whatcom County
The state of Washington has much to gain by the passage of a bill that will provide for $5 trillion to finance infrastructure nationwide.3 comments, most recent 6 months ago
This is not a new phenomenon in our city.
[The following is reprinted from The Retiree Advocate, monthly newsletter of Puget Sound Advocates for Retirement Action (PSARA). &...1 comment, most recent 7 months ago
Toxic waste, scrap recycling, jarring noise, and dubious processes on the waterfront: How did this happen?10 comments, most recent 4 months ago
A review and update of Bellingham’s rental registration and inspection program is long overdue.10 comments, most recent 7 months ago
Moreover, is a new jail of any size necessary?2 comments, most recent 7 months ago
In 2020, there were 464.29 abortions per 1,000 pregnancies among women aged 15-19 in Whatcom County.2 comments, most recent 7 months ago
David Netboy contends “business as usual” is no longer acceptable, and here’s why.15 comments, most recent 7 months ago
Long-time Port watcher, Doug Karlberg, suggests a different point of view on the waterfront scrap pile.5 comments, most recent 6 months ago
Ban them all. Forever. Every single, solitary firearm in the U.S.18 comments, most recent 7 months ago
Including others when developing solutions is a hallmark of leadership. It was not evident at the March 13th City Council meeting regarding new drug use sanctions.7 comments, most recent 7 months ago
David Netboy writes: So how, exactly, does ABC Scrap Metal “restore the health of the land and water” on our waterfront?11 comments, most recent 7 months ago