As we approach the 4th of July and fireworks displays, it is important to remember fire ordinances and regulations for your area of residence.
Below, is my public comment on proposed ordinance AB2016-191 that I gave last night during Open Session, at the June 28 County Council meeting. Continue reading
Please consider supporting the below changes [to the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan, Chapter 2 Land Use] drafted by council member Carl Weimer through public comments and testimony. They are intended to protect the environment and Lummi cultural values at Cherry Point. Continue reading
June 25, 2016 Dena Jensen
I was fortunate to be able to attend the premiere summer event of the City Club After Dark that was held at Boundary Bay Brewery’s “Mountain Room.” The topic was, “What’s the Future of Cherry Point?” Continue reading
June 25, 2016 Neah Monteiro
Last night I confronted a British-born, Canandian-bred, self-admitted “little-bit-racist,” white Bellingham resident extolling England’s proud history of colonialism, telling stories about his admiration of black and brown colonial subjects and refugees “improving their lot” as they served him in the UK and Canada. Andy Ingram broke down white privilege when the guy bragged about making $40-50 an hour in Wash., and how he’d have to start at $10 if he moved to Oregon, but would “work his way up.” Continue reading
One item that is back on the county council agenda (and is not related to the comp. plan) is the attempt by the executive to increase the amount of money he can spent on a contract project, or on hiring consultants, without council approval. Continue reading