Bellingham City Council

Compiled by Boris Schleinkofer Action Taken at November 5, 2018 Meeting Shall the council: 173. Spend $6,000 to purchase a quarter-acre parcel located between 25th Street on the east and the Interurban Trail on the west? The purchase will help the city protect the Interurban Trail and wildlife habitat corridors [Read More...]

By |2022-03-23T14:33:58-07:00March 23, 2019|Watching Government|

Whatcom County Council

Compiled by Barry MacHale Action Taken at November 7, 2018 Meeting Shall the council: 170. Fill two vacancies on the Climate Impact Advisory Committee? The eleven-member committee advises the council and executive on issues related to the prevention and mitigation of the impacts of climate change. There were four applicants. [Read More...]

By |2022-03-23T14:34:54-07:00March 23, 2019|Watching Government|

Port of Bellingham Commission

Action Taken at November 6, 2018 Meeting Shall the commission: 152. Authorize the executive director to sign documents to close a $75,000 loan to Cirrus Cycles of Bellingham? Cirrus Cycles manufactures bicycle seatpost to isolate the body from road and trail vibrations and minor impacts. The loan will allow the [Read More...]

By |2020-02-13T18:27:30-08:00March 23, 2019|Watching Government|

Fishtrap Creek Restoration

by Darrell Gray The Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association completed its first Fishtrap Creek riparian planting project with Harlan Kredit and Lynden Christian High School (LCHS) students in 1995. This would be the beginning of a long-term relationship with the creek, the high school and many landowners between the Canadian border [Read More...]

By |2022-03-13T13:45:44-07:00January 6, 2019|Salmon Streams and Tributaries|


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 Artwork by Hilary Cole Poetry [Read More...]

By |2022-03-13T13:43:37-07:00January 6, 2019|poetrywatch|
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