Things to know about Driscoll’s at Whole Foods Market in Bellingham / Noisy Waters Northwest

Let's Picket Whole Foods

Facebook event banner for May 28, 2016, 1 p.m., informational picket at Whole Foods Market, Lakeway Center location in Bellingham.  Click on the graphic to go the the event page.

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

Missing Options High School traffic study / NorthwestCitizen, Guest Writer, Patrick McKee

Plan is to replace the 110 student temporary buildings with a 400 student school. With two schools there now, traffic and parking are a mess.

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.

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Lawsuit Served on Bellingham, Mayor, and Police in Racial Profiling Case / Press Release, Latino Advocacy

Lelo serves lawsuit

Click on image to view video in the Bellingham Racial Justice Facebook Group

May 16, 2016  Latino Advocacy
For Immediate Release                                                      

Lawsuit Served on Bellingham, Mayor, and Police in Racial Profiling Case
The community joins to highlight BPD’s racial profiling against Latinos, collaboration with immigration officials Continue reading

Trump’s rally in Lynden: Will we get what we paid for? / Noisy Waters Northwest, Sandy Robson

ericksen for trump banner

Senator Doug Ericksen’s Facebook cover photo showing him on the stage, shaking hands with Donald Trump at a May 7, 2016, Trump rally, held at the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds, in Lynden, WA.

May 15, 2016  Sandy Robson

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, and his campaign, chose Lynden, a small city in Northwest Washington, about 5 miles south of the U.S.-Canadian border, for his May 7, 2016 rally. Continue reading