Bellingham City Council

Compiled by Boris Schleinkofer Action Taken at October 9, 2017 Meeting Shall the council: 164. Authorize the mayor to sign an agreement (amendment #1) with the Port of Bellingham for infrastructure installation on Granary Avenue and Laurel Street? The city has opened bids and is preparing to award the project [Read More...]

By |2022-03-24T07:40:08-07:00April 24, 2018|Watching Government|

Whatcom County Council

Compiled by Barry MacHale Action Taken at August 8, 2017 Meeting Shall the council: 145. Appoint one councilmember to the Behavioral Health Advisory Committee? At the 4/18/2017 meeting, vote #73, the council combinded the Behavioral Health Advisory Board and the Chemical Dependency/Mental Health Revenue Fund Oversight Advisory Committee. The re-structured [Read More...]

By |2022-03-24T07:41:43-07:00April 24, 2018|Watching Government|

“Things Will Not Improve”

This section is devoted to studying the local impacts of specific issues the Trump Administration or Republican Congress will propose. by Lyle Harris Sr. Why does politics escape careful examination? Why do some people in their professional field quickly distinguish falsehood from fact and rarely fall for unreliable information, but [Read More...]

By |2022-03-16T09:29:30-07:00December 9, 2017|Watch Out!!|


Boris Schleinkofer, poetrywatch editor “When power leads man toward arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations. When power narrows the area of man’s concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of existence. When power corrupts, poetry cleanses.” — John F. Kennedy Poetry has a voice in our community, [Read More...]

By |2022-03-16T09:27:53-07:00December 9, 2017|poetrywatch|
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