Time to start calling people and organizations out for sustaining the status quo while pretending to do just the opposite. And we can feel the fall-out locally. Continue reading
February 29, 2016 Dena Jensen
First of all, why are they using all caps for the name, Lummi?
Second of all, to answer their question: The leaders of the Northwest Jobs Alliance have been speaking for the Lummi.
Don’t you think? Continue reading
February 28, 2016 Dena Jensen
Tonight the Students for Power and Liberation released a petition for members of the public to sign that presents their demands issued to Western Washington University Administration. Continue reading
Sat, Feb 27, 2016, 12:24 pm Tip Johnson
In the original Whatcom County Council Agenda for Tuesday, February 23, 2016, the Finance Committee was scheduled to hear an “Update from Whatcom County Sheriff Bill Elfo regarding jail use agreement negotiations with the City of Bellingham (AB2016-100).”
Thursday, February 25, 2016 Ryan Matthew Ferris
Map of Caucus Locations from Whatcom Democrats
After you have made sure you are a registered voter at myvote.wa.gov, you can fill out, print and sign your *DEMOCRATIC PRECINCT CAUCUS SIGN IN* at https://www.demcaucus.com/register . Doing this will give you your precinct and caucus location. Continue reading
I attended the county planning commission work session Thursday night because it was addressing the CAO [Critical Areas Ordinance] update. It went as expected…. poorly. Continue reading
For undocumented students, stacks of paperwork and complex government programs stand between them and an affordable college career.
The planning department has all kinds of tricks up its Critical Areas Ordinance sleeves. They want to exempt all outdoor recreation but as you know, I have been researching and writing on this issue, explaining that all human activities have impacts. And I have plenty of science to back me up. Continue reading
The County Misleads Public And PC On Critical Aquifer Recharge Areas
(and may impact in stream flows that have implications for the Nooksack)
The planning department asserts that it is having the PC review the “easy” stuff on Thursday, which is rather misleading. Continue reading