April 2017

Deportation, Here and Now

by Bob Schober I’ll never understand how destroying families through deportation benefits our society. How we treat the undocumented says a great deal about us as a people and whether or not we’ll continue to fulfill the fundamental American promise of equality and opportunity for all. Conor Oberst, musician Deportation [Read More...]

By |2022-03-18T13:09:57-07:00April 5, 2017|Watch Out!!|

The Conspiracy Culture and Fake News

by Lyle Harris, Sr. At a rally in Florida, President Trump ranted about immigrants and said, “You look at what’s happening in Germany, you look at what’s happening last night in Sweden. Sweden, who would believe this. Sweden. They took in large numbers. They’re having problems like they never thought [Read More...]

By |2022-03-18T13:02:42-07:00April 5, 2017|Journalism|

Becky Spithill and Real Change News

by Kathryn Fentress Jeremiah Crowder, longtime vendor, sells Real Change news outside the downtown Community Food Co-op.                                                                                                                                     photo: Becky Spithill Becky Spithill has masters’ degrees in environmental science and local government and urban/regional planning. She worked for city of Bellingham in water treatment from 1993 to 2000. She [Read More...]

By |2022-03-18T13:09:12-07:00April 5, 2017|Unsung Heroes|

Hold the Name Calling

To the editor: We value Whatcom Watch for providing information and perspectives on Whatcom County concerns that are not available elsewhere, and have been supporters for a number of years. I am concerned about the tone of the articles written by Michael Riordan. Using phrases such as “a Trump toady” [Read More...]

By |2017-04-05T09:35:18-07:00April 5, 2017|Letter to the Editor|

A Different Take on Neighborhood Character

by Shannon Maris The front page article entitled “Character —The Content of Bellingham’s Neighborhoods” by Dick Conoboy (Whatcom Watch, February 2017) had some inaccurate statements. I would like to address those so accurate information is used when considering the options for the future of our neighborhoods. I am a local [Read More...]

By |2022-03-18T13:01:57-07:00April 5, 2017|Housing|
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