Welcome to Noisy Waters Northwest! Many facts, figures, stories, and perspectives are, sadly, often unheralded in our local media in Whatcom County, Washington. Click on the title of items on our picturesque story board for a refreshing splash of information that won’t be held back. There is a search page to search all information on this blog site. All posts note their categories of commentary or news related content. Continue reading
Graphics show one postcard front side (top), and multiple reverse/message sides of postcards sent to Bellingham Mayor Kelli Linville by community members in June of 2017
May 23, 2018 Dena Jensen
The following report offers information gained through a public records request I made of the City of Bellingham on January 18, 2018.
Protecting vulnerable members of our community is a shared responsibility that none of us should take lightly. As much as government agencies may strive for and purport transparency, it is generally human nature to not be able to recognize our own flaws and, if others point them out, to do our best to excuse them or deny that this flaw, which another person sees, is really there.
May 22, 2018 Dena Jensen
I wanted to give a little overview on what Whatcom County Council will be talking about in their committee meetings today, Tuesday, May 22, 2018. I don’t know that there is anything particularly significant regarding tonight’s meeting (but you never know, depending on how discussions go during the day).
May 16, 2018 Sandy Robson
NWNW Admin’s Note: I am adding links to video clips of the 5/15 Port of Bellingham Commission meeting where the material discussed in this post of Sandy’s took place. Watching the video can help reader’s have a clearer sense of how it was that public process was overridden. – Dena Jensen Continue reading
May 16, 2018 Dena Jensen
May 13. 2017 Dena Jensen
Jim Peterson, president of HomesNOW!, posted another Facebook video at about noon today, Sunday, May 13. Jim has recorded what must seem like countless videos in his past busy year, steadily keeping Whatcom County informed on the many issues effecting members of our community who do not have houses. Continue reading
May 10, 2018 Sandy Robson
Apparently, Republican Senator Doug Ericksen traveled to Cambodia this month on what he described on a recent Washington State Public Disclosure Commission (PDC) filing, as a “trade mission.”
May 6, 2017
Local business advocacy and non-profit organization, Whatcom Business Alliance (WBA), sent out a May 2, 2018 email blast to its members, thanking those who attended the “Leaders of Industry” event hosted by the WBA the week before, and promoting its “Step Up for Business Advocacy” program. The email was signed by WBA’s recently hired Public Policy Director, Brett Bonner, who has been involved in Republican politics in Whatcom County for many years.