As a long-time subscriber to the Lynden Tribune and a concerned citizen, I continue to research the Tribune’s editorial/forum pages and “news” pages and the clear conclusion is that: Lynden “Tea Party” Tribune continues its long-standing policy of exclusively promoting Republican and Tea Party views. Calvin Bratt and Michael Lewis have no interest in publishing any Community Forum columns or letters to the editor that favor Democrats or progressives. Continue reading
23 mins July 25, 2016 Sandy Robson
January 26, 2016. Remember that date because that is the day that the general public, the Lummi Nation, the Suquamish Indian Tribe, the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community and Tulalip Tribes (which submitted Comp Plan Update comments on Cherry Point UGA), and our County Council, were stopped from fully participating, or even participating at any acceptable level, in the County Comp Plan Update process as it relates to Cherry Point UGA. Continue reading
Today, I submitted the comment (copied and pasted below) to the Whatcom County Council. My comment related to Council member Carl Weimer’s proposed amendments to Chapter 2 Land Use Cherry Point, in the Comprehensive Plan Update, and the July 8, 2016 Northwest Jobs Alliance email blast promotional piece about Mr. Weimer’s amendments. Continue reading
March 23, 2016 Dena Jensen
The Whatcom County Districting Committee met for the sixth time on Monday March 14, 2016 to continue their work in creating a plan for five new voting districts for Whatcom County Council Elections. Continue reading
March 3, 2016 Dena Jensen
This is one of those stories that gradually unfolds to its stomach-turning conclusion. I will be walking you through it step by step, so bear with me. Continue reading
February 29, 2016 Dena Jensen
First of all, why are they using all caps for the name, Lummi?
Second of all, to answer their question: The leaders of the Northwest Jobs Alliance have been speaking for the Lummi.
Don’t you think? Continue reading
In its February 2, 2016 ad, Northwest Jobs Alliance (NWJA), led by SSA Marine’s Gateway Pacific Terminal consultant Craig Cole, along with John Huntley and Brad Owens, continues to misrepresent Lummi Nation’s comments submitted on the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan Update. Continue reading