Marlins Cafe (co-located with the Historic Nelson's Market - a stationary float in life's parade) is now serving Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. New menu selections by Chef Tommy.
If you’re like me, you’ve been dawdling along this election season, occasionally having a conversation with a friend about voting this way or that, how’[...]
Political junkies will not want to miss the tell-all no-holds-barred tale of Marian Beddill, local social mover and shaker. Thrills, danger, lust and adventure abound as Marian makes the transition [...]
The Port of Bellingham's attempts at sabotaging the expansion to five commissioners began the moment initiative backers asked the port to adopt their petition. Commissioner Scott Walker and port [...]
You’re shopping for liquor and looking at prices. The price you are looking at doesn’t include the taxes. How do you find the lowest prices? As [...]
The Port’s attempts at sabotaging the expansion to five commissioners began the moment initiative backers asked the port to adopt their petition. Commissioner Scott Walker and port attorney [...]
There are flood advisories brewing for the snow melt that will be caused by the coming rain. See the weather advisories at the UofW Weather page for the most recent [...]
How much influence did the Washington Conservation Voters have on the recent elections in Bellingham?
Daniel Pike, Seth Fleetwood and Cathy Lehman were the WCV slate in the Bellingham elections. [...]
The old system of voting at polling places had a lot going for it. It created a civic ceremony. One went forth on voting day and voted with one’[...]
I just got a call from a polling firm in the Midwest asking a series of leading questions on SSA's proposed Gateway Pacific coal terminal. The tipoff came when [...]
With four weeks left before the primary election, here’s a little bit of analysis on the four contested races. As usual, it’s a contest between reality [...]
For a couple of weeks, I’ve been exploring the question, “Where will news come from when the newspapers go away?” I’ve had this conversation [...]
Ever since John’s little flapdoodle over the introduction of red light cameras, I’ve been keeping a stopwatch in my car and measuring the yellow light periods. [...]
Sixteen years ago last August, I sat in the office of the Washington State Democratic Party Chairman. I tried to tell him that the Democrats were under assault by the [...]
Editor's note: This was posted as a comment and we felt it deserved to be a full article. //
It's hard to know how the voters responded when all [...]
(Recap for the reader in a hurry: a previous post defined realignment as a power shift in a two party system whereby a new and stable majority arises. Examples from [...]
Did you every wonder what was really going on inside the racist right? Usually caricatured by stereotypes of bed-sheeted Klansmen and goose-stepping neo-Nazis, the racist right continually flashes across the [...]
American politics and its two-party system is not a static system.
The ebb and flow of political power proceeds in fits and starts with long periods of relative stasis and [...]