Alexander Reed Kelly lives in the mid-Hudson Valley, where he helps New York State Assemblyman Frank Skartados develop legislation. He previously served as an associate editor and columnist [...]
It scares me to think of the president of the United States turning this country into a police state. The idea of the ‘strong man, taking charge, making the correct [...]
By Jim Dickinson.
I would like to thank Tip for writing such an excellent and realistic article. (See “Lummi Island Drawbridge” of June 25 by Tip Johnson.)
As the Chair of [...]
Tim Paxton guest writes. Tim's testimony and evidence caused the Hearing Examiner to deny permits for Options HS last week. Tim knows of what he writes.
We are all [...]
Jay Taber, a dedicated enviromental advocate, guest writes this critique of protest events, such as at the Anacortes oil refineries last weekend. This first posted on the Salish Sea Maritime [...]
Patrick McKee, a leader in the Sunnyland Neighborhood, guest writes.
Bellingham School District did not accurately answer questions contained in the Environmental Checklist submitted as part of their application to [...]
Rob Lewis guest writes this report.
SEATTLE—During his March 17 appeal hearing, Matt Fuller delivered a detailed and unapologetic defense of his 22-hour occupation of the anchor chain on the [...]
Whatcom Citizen guest writes this and is a pseudonym for a few local writers whom we know and respect but who must remain anonymous.
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Readers of this [...]
This guest article is a group effort of the 15-year-old non-partisan “Whatcom Fair Voting” group. Comments to the article can be addressed to Marian Beddill.
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Whatcom Citizen guest writes this article and is a pseudonym for a local writer whom we know and respect. The writer must remain anonymous, and is not necessarily the same [...]
Guest Writer: Christopher Brown is a U.S. Marine combat veteran of Iraq & Afghanistan and Purple Heart recipient. He is currently pursuing a Masters Degree in Social Work through [...]
Whatcom Citizen guest writes. This is a pseudonym for a local writer whom we know and respect. The writer must remain anonymous. We will explain in a separate post this [...]
Ellem Murphy submitted this news.
Bruce Radtke, a retired Bellingham librarian, suffered injuries on Wednesday, August 12 during a violent takedown and arrest by an Olympic National Park ranger, who was [...]
Edward Alexander guest writes. He is a Bellingham lawyer and a board member of Whatcom Peace and Justice.
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In 2014, Motorola, partnering with LexisNexis, obtained funding for a [...]
Barbara Perry guest writes this article. She came across the district election process, was appalled, and has researched in an effort to fully understand.
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Are all 47 [...]
Barbara Perry guest writes. She wrote about this in the December issue of Whatcom Watch. And last Wednesday's Cascadia Weekly also had an article. See links at bottom of [...]
Guest writer Sandra Alfers and her husband moved into the Trickle Creek subdivision in 2008. Their property abuts the Department of Natural Resources Land mentioned in the article. The views expressed [...]
“We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope.”
…Martin Luther King
A Walk With Hope
By Ellen Murphy
January 15, 2015
We walked along the [...]
Pat McKee guest writes this. He is a resident of Sunnyland and was a leader in their seven year planning effort.
The future look of Bellingham's distinctive single [...]
What is the problem? Why are the Sunnyland neighbors unhappy with the outcome of the recent City Council decision that calls for single- family zoning for the DOT property? Here&[...]