Whatcom County’s three council districts are a bit like that. Each district contains a piece of Bellingham. Each has a swath of berry fields or mountains or seacoast, and a small town or two, all worthy of a full-color page in Whatcom Places. They all contain a piece of Bellingham. Mix them together and they clash like garlic and blueberries. Conflict seems always at hand.
Fired-up citizens from all three electoral districts jammed last week’s County Council meeting and overflowed into the rotunda, many of them already angry before the Pledge of Allegiance began. […]