Let’s talk about County Council Member Elenbaas’ words real quick / Noisy Waters Northwest

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Click the graphic of Whatcom County Council Member Ben Elenbaas in front of a microphone at a radio studio to access a podcast of KGMI’s February 29, 2020 Saturday Morning Live radio show.

February 29, 2020  Dena Jensen

Whatcom County Council Member Ben Elenbaas was a guest on Kris Halterman’s February 29, 2020, KGMI Saturday Morning Live Radio Show. His appearance on the show followed his inaccurate and inflammatory characterization of actions of the Bellingham-based environmental organization, RE Sources for Sustainable Communities, at the February 11, 2020 Whatcom County Council Meeting. Continue reading

On the Take / Salish Sea Maritime, Jay Taber

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[NWNW Admin’s Note: This post by Jay Taber on Salish Sea Maritime points us to some historical material with which to gain perspective on the current smear campaigns against Whatcom and Skagit County farm worker and immigrant advocacy groups like Community to Community Development and the farm worker union Familias Unidas por la Justicia, along with campaigns against grassroots social and environmental justice group, Redline Salish Sea, and the non-profit environmental advocacy group RE Sources for Sustainable Communities. 

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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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Never let the truth get in the way of a good story / Facebook post, Whatcom Hawk, Wendy Harris

liberty road on re sources13 hrs  January 9, 2016  Wendy Harris

Never let the truth get in the way of a good story.. like the fact that Intalco is cutting jobs all on its own, or that the coal industry is going bust, or that the Lummis have treaty rights, or that is the site of a marine reserve with several species that have been designated as biologically significant. Continue reading