League of Women Voters of Bellingham/Whatcom County

Voter Forums Port Of Bellingham and Bellingham City Council Saturday, Oct 21, 10:00 a.m. City Council Chambers 210 Lottie Street, Bellingham Candidates for Port of Bellingham Districts 1 and 2 positions, Bellingham City Council Ward 6 and At-Large positions .__________________________________ Whatcom County Council and Mount Baker School District Monday, Oct [Read More...]

By |2017-10-17T16:45:52-07:00October 17, 2017|Dear Watchers|

What Government is Governing?

by Robert Duke Quest lab debacle raises question: If not to protect citizens from harm by fellow citizens, natural disasters or business interests, what is government for? In particular, what are the state’s attorney general’s office and the health department’s purpose if not to prevent harm or right wrongs? On [Read More...]

By |2022-03-16T12:33:18-07:00September 10, 2017|Dear Watchers|

Blanket Response

Dear Editor, It would be helpful to our confused society if we distinguished between judging a person and their ideas from that of taking a position toward a person or to an idea that requires using judgment. To give a blanket response to serve as a judgment of a person [Read More...]

By |2017-08-07T16:27:14-07:00August 7, 2017|Dear Watchers|

Economic and Technological Transition

The following article is being reprinted with the permission of the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis.  It has been edited to fit. by Tom Buckley What’s missing from Donald Trump’s economically ludicrous promise to revive failed Rust Belt industries in the U.S. is an honest discussion of the [Read More...]

By |2022-03-17T06:22:28-07:00July 9, 2017|Dear Watchers|

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor (LTTE) must be received by the first of the month to be considered for publication in the following month’s edition. Letters should address a topic of interest to Whatcom Watch readers or relate to a previously published article in Whatcom Watch. Letters should be no longer than [Read More...]

By |2016-02-05T12:08:48-08:00February 2, 2016|Dear Watchers|
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