Jon Humphrey

Citizen Journalist • Bellingham • Member since May 23, 2017

Jon Humphrey is currently a music educator in Bellingham and very active in the community. He also has decades of professional IT experience including everything from support to development. He considers Bellingham to be the best place he has ever lived and has been here for over 8 years now. He has been interested in technology, music, and science since he was very young and holds a degree in Music Production/Technology from the prestigious Hartt School. He started writing for his high school newspaper and has even published a sci-fi novel on Amazon. Aside from his above interests, Jon spends his time repairing electronics, cars, hiking, diving, and motorcycling. He is a well known figure in the Open Source and Retro Gaming communities and does what he can to support them. He also cares very much about the environment, homelessness, and digital divide issues and does what he can on those fronts too.

Articles by Jon Humphrey

What Cascadia Daily News Should Have Said

By Jon HumphreyOn Sep 30, 2022

Recently, the Broadband Advisory Group presented to City Council a report on the direction the city might take to improve our internet service. The report was generated by Magellan Advisors [...]

Northern Light Reprints County Council Broadband Lies, and I can’t figure out why they’re lying…

By Jon HumphreyOn Sep 11, 2022

On page 5 of the “Northern Light,” under Rural broadband construction project, I was saddened, but not shocked, to see the lies of the County Council, Port, PUD and county [...]

Council Advised Against Talking to the Public

By Jon HumphreyOn Jul 27, 2022

I received a disturbing e-mail from County Councilmember Kaylee Galloway regarding the Geneva Cell Tower situation. I’ve written about it twice on NWCitizen, here and here. I [...]

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Recent comments

"Thanks everyone. I’m just going to make a few notes. 1. Changes in our states laws about 3 years ago allow the PUD and Port to serve as ISPs. Before [...]

Oct 02, 2022 on
What Cascadia Daily News Should Have Said

"Well, I hate to say I told all of our elected officals so, but wait, no I don’t. I told them so! https://futurism.com/starlink-internet-connection-problemThe really sad thing [...]

Sep 25, 2022 on
Starlink is No Star

"Thaks Wynne, IDK what to say. It’s obvious that Sefzik won’t do the right thing with broadband either. You should see this change.org petition update to see [...]

Sep 18, 2022 on
Sharon Shewmake: Corporate Democrat, Riveter, Tied to Big Telecom

"So I received a bit more information on the “committee” that was put together at TAGNW about the Coc (aka dress code for “free” speech). It was filled [...]

Sep 03, 2022 on
Broadband Solutions: Status of a Confusing Process

"Well, this article is slightly inaccurate. I was never expelled from the group. After posting an aritcle here on nwcitizen linking Sharon Shewmake and several other elected officials, supported by [...]

Aug 02, 2022 on
Broadband Solutions: Status of a Confusing Process