Consider supporting changes by Council Member Weimer to the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan, Chapter 2 Land Use / Facebook Post, Whatcom Hawk, Wendy Harris

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8 hrs  June 28, 2016  Wendy Harris

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

A progressive local news hub: Whatcom Watch Original / Facebook post, Whatcom Watch Original, Rebecca Meloy

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Issue 1, May 1992. Truly a grassroots endeavor: Rebecca even hand drew the title and wetland heron that appeared on the early Whatcom Watch home-based newsletter. Click the graphic to read some of the original content in the first edition.

 

June 28, 2016  Rebecca Meloy

Note: Rebecca Meloy and Barbara Perry have created the new Facebook group, Whatcom Watch Original, that this Facebook post of Rebecca’s describes.

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Lummi Chairman Tim Ballew II speaks on the future of Xwe’chi’eXen at Bellingham City Club / Noisy Waters Northwest

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Click the graphic to access video of the June 22, 2016 Bellingham City Club luncheon forum event.

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

(There is no peace at a Fairhaven brewery/on stolen land, there is only coping.) / Facebook post, Neah Monteiro

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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