Minor Earthquake in Sudden Valley Is A Valuable Reminder / Whatcom Unified Emergency Management, Public Information Officer

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. […]

Read the Public Information Officer’s full post on the Whatcom Unified Emergency Management’s website here.

Upcoming hearing in Bellingham on revised Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO) permits on July 26th / Facebook Post, Whatcom Hawk, Wendy Harris

Farmers speak up for dairies

2 hrs  July 15, 2016  Wendy Harris

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

PDC Complaint Filed against Clear Ballot Choices (Pacific International Terminals LLC) / Noisy Waters Northwest

pdc complaint cbcOctober 30, 2015  Dena Jensen

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