Last night, at approximately 11:50 PM a magnitude 3.2 earthquake occurred near Lake Whatcom and the Sudden Valley area. While there has been no reported damage from this earthquake, it serves as a good reminder to the community that Whatcom County is part of a seismically active area of the country. […]
In most industries, when you break the laws and violate regulations, you get fined, you can loose your license or even go to jail. Not so for local farmers who actually get rewarded when found to be out of compliance with public health and safety laws. Continue reading
The notice image above is linked to Whatcom County’s document center where the Notice of Upcoming Hearing for the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan and Urban Growth Area Review is posted. Continue reading
Already The Bellingham Herald has had, hiding in their October, November, and December 2015 issues, three ads costing $125 each. The ads tell Whatcom citizens about the Whatcom Conservation District (WCD) 2016 election for a Board Supervisor. Continue reading
The 110 page Scoping Report for the Shell Anacortes Oil by Rail facility was released this week on December 18, 2015. Continue reading
As if you didn’t know it in your heart of hearts! Here’s an inside look by way of this Public Disclosure Commission complaint at how things went down when and where we, the public, couldn’t see it, with the last minute emergence of the Clear Ballot Choices political action committee formed by Gateway Pacific coal terminal project co-owner (with Cloud Peak Energy) and SSA Marine subsidiary, Pacific International Terminals. Continue reading
As we head into the heavy duty months of the 2015 election season in Whatcom County, it might be a good time to catch up on a lot of the background information on the Whatcom County Jail proposal and proposed jail sales tax initiative. Here’s a page of posts, noisy about the jail, and all together in one place. Click this link or the photo above to arrive there.
I have created this post in part as a type of public service announcement. Continue reading
Here’s a link to a page carrying just the most-read posts on Noisy Waters Northwest so far this week. In case you missed anything important, click the “link” or the graphic above to check out any of these posts.
This afternoon I’m posting a brief article about a new restaurant opening. Why is there business news posted on the ‘citizen’ political site? Continue reading