April 2021

Fidalgo Island

  White pelicanphoto: Joe Meche by Joe Meche While it’s a noticeably different part of Skagit County and separated from the mainland by the Swinomish Channel on the east and Deception Pass on the south, this unique island offers a wealth of recreational opportunities; and the bird watching [Read More...]

By |2022-03-10T06:35:49-08:00April 30, 2021|Beaks and Bills|

Billy Frank Jr. Statue Gaining Momentum

Lorraine Loomis USEPA Photo by Eric Vance. Public domain image by Lorraine Loomis Treaty Indian tribes in western Washington strongly support proposed state legislation to place a statue of the late natural resources and civil rights champion Billy Frank Jr. to replace Marcus Whitman in our nation’s capital. [Read More...]

By |2022-03-10T06:36:43-08:00April 30, 2021|Being Frank|

Reimagining Jail Sentences

Courtesy: Whatcom County by Maddie Smith Part 1  Navigating Through an Overcrowded Jail Three hundred twenty-two inmates were packed inside a jail built to house 148 in the early 2000s. This was the most crowded Corrections Lt. Caleb Erickson ever saw the Whatcom County Jail. (1) Despite additional beds [Read More...]

By |2022-03-10T06:31:20-08:00April 30, 2021|Cover Story|
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