Tell the County Council to Send the CAO Back For Revision / Facebook post, Whatcom Hawk, Wendy Harris

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August 16, 2017  Wendy Harris  Action

The [Whatcom] county staff and council are not including the proper legal standard for CAO [Critical Areas Ordinance] protection. We must protect critical areas and the ecosystems in which they are located against a net loss of ecological function and value. Instead, the county limits review to critical areas to the development site, and maybe a short distance beyond (I am not sure if this has been changed.)

Tell the county to follow the law. Continue reading

Anti-Indian Leader Comes to Skagit County, Rally Called to Support Tribal Rights / Press Release, Redline Salish Sea and IREHR

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CERA board member Elaine Willman speaking at the September 26, 2015 CERA “Regional Education Conference” held at the Red Lion Hotel in Kalispell, MT

May 19, 2017  Redline Salish Sea and Institute for Research and Education on Human Rights (IREHR)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

A leading national anti-Indian activist is headed to Skagit County – and supporters of tribal and human rights are rallying to expose her bigotry and stand with Indian Nations. Elaine Willman will speak Saturday, May 20th at a meeting in Sedro Woolley hosted by the Skagit County Citizens Alliance for Property Rights. The Skagit County Republican Party and KGMI radio host Kris Halterman are also promoting the event.   Continue reading

Tools for supporting Water Protectors at Standing Rock, #NODAPL / Noisy Waters Northwest

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November 28, 2016  Dena Jensen

Below you will find links to three PDF files that wonderful people have compiled that provide web links, snail mail addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers that you can access to offer your support, in numerous ways, of those protecting water and tribal treaty rights in Standing Rock North Dakota as they face eviction from treaty lands by the United States Army Corps of Engineers. Talking points are provided as well. Continue reading

The Train Is Leaving The Track / Facebook post, Whatcom Hawk, Wendy Harris

 

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Yesterday at 6:52pm  June 16, 2016  Wendy Harris ACTION

I could not help the bad pun so please forgive me. But everyone should know that the county council is holding a special committee meeting of the whole next Tuesday, the 21st [of June 2016], only one week after their last meeting, for the purpose of going over more of the comp. plan chapters and apppendix. Continue reading

Motivation for people to attend April 13 (at 6:00pm) Public Hearing, Whatcom Districting Committee map / Facebook post, SJ Robson

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Whatcom Democrats email flier

7 hrs  April 10, 2016  Sandy Robson  ACTION

Here’s some motivation for people to attend the April 13 (at 6:00pm) Public Hearing for the Whatcom Districting Committee map, and weigh-in to the committee on the new proposed 5-District map. [Here is a link to the agenda for the hearing and copies of the maps being considered: http://wa-whatcomcounty.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/17324 . The hearing is being held at Whatcom County Council Chambers, 311 Grand Ave., Bellingham] Continue reading