Whatcom County Council

Compiled by Barry MacHale Action Taken at September 29, 2015 Meeting Shall the council: 171. Approve a $15,000 contract (amendment #9) with Van Ness Feldman, GordonDerr of Seattle for legal representation in a Growth Management Hearings Board case? The law firm is representing the county in the various stages of [Read More...]

By |2022-03-19T13:14:39-07:00December 5, 2015|Watching Government|

Introducing Northwest Treaty Tribes

by Lorraine Loomis Did you know that over the past four decades the 20 treaty Indian tribes in western Washington have reduced their salmon harvests by more than 75 percent to protect the resource? That tribes have restored thousands of miles of fish and wildlife habitat? That tribal hatcheries release [Read More...]

By |2022-03-19T13:13:05-07:00December 5, 2015|Being Frank|

A Threat to Our Neighbors’ Environment

by Bruce Radtke Bellingham Activist Helps Protect Olympic Peninsula, With Mixed Results Olympic National Park, Wash. – Residents, visitors, and wildlife are threatened by the U.S. Navy’s proposal for electromagnetic warfare training over the Olympic peninsula. Noisy “growler jets” likely could cause hearing loss for some people as well as [Read More...]

By |2022-03-19T13:10:03-07:00December 5, 2015|Cover Story|
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