Citizens Beware… / Noisy Waters Northwest, Corky Nouveau

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Click the graphic to view the complete August 7, 2018 Primary Election sample ballot on the Whatcom County website

July 24, 2018  Corky Nouveau

Citizens Beware…

Those were the last words that Jewell James gave to those of us who attended the recent Bears Ears totem pole blessing at the Bellingham Unitarian Church. Those words concluded a wide-ranging discourse full of wisdom and warning. Needless to say, the Natives who have long suffered at the hands of Washington State’s repressive state and local law enforcement agencies know of what they speak. Citizens beware, be aware, be wary…. Continue reading

Puzzle Pieces / Cascadia Weekly, The Gristle, Tim Johnson

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PUZZLE PIECES: Late last week, the sponsor for the Gateway Pacific Terminal project announced they would suspend the environmental review process as they await the separate determination by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers of whether the GPT project materially interferes with the tribal treaty fishing rights of Lummi Nation. […] Continue reading

Time to Tell Senators to Say NO to Amendment 13 Limiting Treaty Rights / Facebook post, Sj Robson

roll call vote6 mins  December 3, 2015  Sandy Robson ACTION

Politicians working on behalf of SSA Marine/Pacific International Terminals’ Gateway Pacific Coal Terminal (GPT) and coal industry interests, have managed to propose an amendment (#13) which would prohibit the denial of a permit for the construction, operation, or maintenance of an export facility until all reviews required under NEPA are complete. Continue reading

United connections, collective effort in fight against fossil fuel export projects / Facebook post, Sj Robson

missoulian zinke lte12:11pm  August 29, 2015  Sandy Robson

After Montana Congressman Ryan Zinke came to Whatcom County on August 18 to tour the Gateway Pacific coal terminal site at Cherry Point, I thought I’d let him know what many of us here think about his efforts to undermine the Lummi Nation’s treaty rights and his pro-GPT propaganda message. Continue reading