During a recent online discussion about the planned 5-fold expansion of Lighthouse Mission Ministries (LMM), I received this message from a Bellingham resident: “Karen two years ago I was [...]
Articles by Karen Steen
When I moved to Bellingham from a rural community in 2012, I was delighted to learn of the City’s designated neighborhoods and the Mayor’s Neighborhood Advisory Commission (MNAC). I [...]
"I agree with Liz and Dick! The national crisis of homelessness is a truism that begs for national level solutions. Also true is that liberal coastal cities are inordinately [...]Base Camp: Sheltering Our Homeless or Importing Problems?
"Martens arrived in Bellingham only three years ago with a media background. Her agenda is ideological and she openly declares her intentions for a career of higher elected office. Ideology, [...]High-paid Campaign Consultants Quench More Than a Thirst for Bellingham Brews
"I see that all politics are local, and if we get it right locally - especially at this critical juncture in American society and national politics - we’ll [...]Vote Russ Whidbee For The At-Large Seat Of The Bellingham City Council
"Thank you, Liz, for your observations about the 5/26 meeting and chronic lack of responsiveness to pressing citizen concerns by City Hall. Indeed, the 5/26 “Neighborhood Meeting” was “polite&[...]Base Camp: Sheltering Our Homeless or Importing Problems?
"Thank you, Thomas, for detailing the unfortunate consequences to our city and county of a low barrier homeless shelter that solicits, and/or accepts without qualification, unhoused people from distant [...]Base Camp: Sheltering Our Homeless or Importing Problems?