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

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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

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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

Kwel Hoy’! Army Corps denies shoreline permit for Cherry Point / Cascadia Weekly, Tim Johnson and Bob Simmons

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016 Tim Johnson and Bob Simmons

The long, long coal train has come to a halt.

Years ago, Lummi Nation declared Kwel Hoy’!, “We Draw the Line,” and vowed the coal trains would not unload at their fishing grounds and sacred burial site, Xwe’chieXen. They called upon the federal government to honor its treaty to protect those heritage assets. […] Continue reading

07 MAY, BREAKING: Washington Residents Use Trump Rally to Remember Native American Land / Press Release, Mijente

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Over Dozen white, Latinx, and Native American Residents Are Risking Arrest Blocking Traffic to two Main roads in Lynden, Washington with “Make Lynden Coast Salish Again” Banner.

May 7, 2016  Mijente.net

Lynden, WA – Over dozen residents of Whatcom and King Counties are blocking two main streets leading to the rally of Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump in Lynden, Washington. Continue reading

Stop. Look. Think. Act. Now. / Facebook post, Whatcom Hawk, Wendy Harris

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Click on the graphic above to view the WA State Dept. of Health Shellfish Safety Map

Yesterday at 4:24pm  May 6, 2016  Wendy Harris

We are all dancing while the Titanic is sinking. Whatcom County is the only Puget Sound county that has a complete marine biotoxin closure zone for every shellfish species, and our zone is wider and more encompassing that any other shoreline county. Continue reading