James King to return to Alaska and take job with U.S. Forest Service. Mayor will appoint a new parks director.
The "... new jail just doesn't pencil out", writes a well qualified accountant. A look at the future costs of the proposed jail.
There is a good alternative for a decent jail - but we first must vote down the jail sales tax proposal in November.
Wendy DeFreest, of Avenue Bread, will open a new "burger joint" called The Filling Station by late October in Fairhaven. It will not be a…
FEMA camp or new county seat?
Beware walking RR tracks on the Fairhaven waterfront in the event of unexpected encounter with a high speed train
Mains a' bursting - Avast!
Padden Creek daylighting project strays far from city promises to homeowner that his property would remain intact.
Christopher Brown guest writes how traditional communal warrior reintegration practices could help our returning combat veterans.
A Whatcom Citizen writes of protest movements and how our proposed county mega jail is related to them.
Moves to set the minimum wage to $15, even if successful, are woefully insufficient. And why aren't people speaking out about abusive work scheduling?
Bruce Radtke, a retired Bellingham librarian, reported to be assaulted by police for handing out leaflets
Is the tail wagging the dog? Edward Alexander guest writes on why predictive software for our police needs basic questions answered before purchase.
Nothing in the Herald this morning, so NWCitizen is informing citizens of shootout at Cornwall Park.
Barbara Perry has been researching the secretive election processes of the Whatcom Conservation District. Really secretive. Probably fraudulent.
9:52 - final post for tonight. A running blog about the election results on this August evening. Feel free to comment.
While the city deals with permitting on the Hansen rental megaplexes, the council has asked for proposals from staff on design standards for historic areas.
Eric Hirst provides us all with a well researched report on Whatcom County water issues - rights, Lake Whatcom, ground water and more.
The fight to keep Point Roberts from becoming a Radio Tower Farm is not over.
Bellingham police are obviously trained to de-escalate armed confrontations. This is the way it should be.