U.S.-Canada to Test Cross-border Communication for Disaster Response Here In Whatcom County / Whatcom Unified Emergency Management, John Gargett

November 9, 2017  John Gargett

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) and Canada Department of National Defence’s Centre for Security Science will conduct the fifth Canada-U.S. Enhanced Resiliency Experiment (CAUSE V) from Nov. 15 to 16, 2017. […]

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Kwel Hoy’! Army Corps denies shoreline permit for Cherry Point / Cascadia Weekly, Tim Johnson and Bob Simmons

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016 Tim Johnson and Bob Simmons

The long, long coal train has come to a halt.

Years ago, Lummi Nation declared Kwel Hoy’!, “We Draw the Line,” and vowed the coal trains would not unload at their fishing grounds and sacred burial site, Xwe’chieXen. They called upon the federal government to honor its treaty to protect those heritage assets. Continue reading

07 MAY, BREAKING: Washington Residents Use Trump Rally to Remember Native American Land / Press Release, Mijente

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Over Dozen white, Latinx, and Native American Residents Are Risking Arrest Blocking Traffic to two Main roads in Lynden, Washington with “Make Lynden Coast Salish Again” Banner.

May 7, 2016  Mijente.net

Lynden, WA – Over dozen residents of Whatcom and King Counties are blocking two main streets leading to the rally of Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump in Lynden, Washington. Continue reading

REvision Division Reduces Waste by Thinking Outside the Box / Whatcom Talk, Lorraine Wilde

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Design and Build masterminds Matt Vaughn (L) and David Spangler (R) unleash their creativity in each furniture piece. Photo courtesy: REvision Division.

 

March 17, 2016   Lorraine Wilde

In our busy lives, it’s pretty easy to overlook where our furniture comes from, how it’s made, and the history of the materials from which it was built. But REvision Division, a modest part of RE Sources for Sustainable Communities’ RE Store, is trying to change that.

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