Bellingham City Council

Compiled by Boris Schleinkofer Action Taken at December 11, 2017 Meeting Shall the council: 212. Authorize the mayor to sign an agreement for Advanced Life Support Services with Whatcom County? Upon the passing of a countywide Emergency Medical Services levy in November 2016, staff from the city and county have [Read More...]

By |2022-03-23T15:59:06-07:00April 22, 2018|Watching Government|

Port of Bellingham Commission

Action Taken at November 21, 2017 Meeting Shall the commission 145. Approve a lease with Lummi Fisheries Supply for approximately 104,000 square feet of warehouse premises at 1000 F Street? Lummi Fisheries currently leases approximately 77,000 square feet of warehouse space in three buldings at the Fairhaven Marine Industrial Park [Read More...]

By |2018-04-22T00:06:27-07:00April 22, 2018|Watching Government|

Whatcom County Council

Compiled by Barry MacHale Action Taken at December 5, 2017 Meeting Shall the council 236. Approve a substitute amendment with the Cascadia Law Group of Seattle to provide legal consultation and representation for the county? The original contract for $40,000 was authorized at the 8/8/2017 meeting, vote #153 and a [Read More...]

By |2022-03-23T15:58:19-07:00April 22, 2018|Watching Government|

Candidates for Supervisor Whatcom Conservation District Board

The deadline for requesting a ballot is Wednesday, February 7, 2018, no later than 4 p.m. Registered voters that have participated in previous Whatcom Conservation District elections do not automatically receive a ballot. Mail-in ballots can be obtained on-line (http://www.whatcomcd.org/board-elections), by phone (360-526-2381, ext. 101) or at the district office. [Read More...]

By |2018-02-08T19:52:04-08:00February 8, 2018|Conservation District Election|

BP Versus Northwest National Parks

This article originally appeared on the Sightline Institute website sightline.org and is reprinted with permission. by Eric de Place and Britany Kee’ ya aa What a Refinery Expansion in Whatcom County Means for Views in Cascadia Cascadia’s biggest oil refinery is angling to get even bigger. Yet BP’s proposed expansion at [Read More...]

By |2022-03-16T05:55:49-07:00February 8, 2018|Cover Story|

Ecosystem Out of Balance

Lorraine Loomis by Lorraine Loomis All natural resources are connected and we are all connected to them, but most of those resources are not being managed as part of a larger whole, and that can lead to huge imbalances in this ecosystem we call home. Nowhere is that [Read More...]

By |2022-03-16T05:58:19-07:00February 8, 2018|Being Frank|
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