May 31, 2016 Wendy Harris ACTION
[Wendy originally made this post on Whatcom Hawk, but added the following additional text when she reposted it in the Bellingham Racial Justice Coalition Facebook group: Continue reading
May 30, 2016 Sandy Robson
On May 19, 2016, I called Whole Foods Pacific Northwest Regional office and asked to speak to Joe Rogoff, President of the Pacific Northwest Region. I wanted to speak to him about the new Whole Foods Market store that opened in Bellingham, Washington, on May 11, 2016, and the protest by a delegation of farm workers and their supporters from the local community, that occurred during the store’s grand opening ceremony. Continue reading
I emailed the Executive with regard to the Trump visit and received a prompt response, which included an email that Sheriff Elfo had prepared when responding to another citizen on this issue. Continue reading
County Council, please take note. Despite all the positive changes you have made to the county comp. plan [Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan], your efforts to address water quality and quantity problems are destined to fail for this reason: incentives. Continue reading
May 19, 2016 Dena Jensen (Updated May 19, 2016 at 5:15 p.m.)
In mid-March 2016 Familias Unidas por la Jusiticia launched a 28 day tour of the West Coast to “energize a major offensive on the boycott of Driscoll’s berries.” The second stop on their tour was at at Whole Foods Market in Portland, Oregon. I wanted to put together a few pieces of information about this month’s opening of Whole Foods Market here in Bellingham as it relates to the boycott of Driscoll’s Continue reading
Tue, May 17, 2016, 8:32 pm John Servais
Just posted [on NorthwestCitizen] is an article by Pat McKee on the need for a traffic study before building the new Options High. The Bellingham School District basically cheated on filling out their non dertermination form for city planning. Continue reading
Tue, May 17, 2016, 7:45 pm Guest writer
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 build a new Options High School. I refer specifically to the Transportation Chapter of the Checklist, page 36, questions F and H.