July 2019

How Ranked-Choice Votes Are Counted

by Stoney Bird For both single-winner elections (like mayor or county executive) and multi-winner elections (like the state legislature or the county council), the voters vote for as many candidates as they favor and rank their choices. If the election is for a single-winner office, and, if a candidate has [Read More...]

By |2022-03-12T07:13:44-08:00July 8, 2019|Cover Story|


“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 Do You Enjoy poetrywatch? Artwork by Hilary Cole Want [Read More...]

By |2019-07-08T08:19:11-07:00July 8, 2019|poetrywatch|

Whatcom Creek Restoration

Editor’s Note: This is an abbreviated version of the article. To read the full article go to: http://www.whatcomwatch.org/old_issues/v8i7.html#story1. by Nicole C. Oliver The Olympic Pipe Line explosion happened on June 10, 1999, on the afternoon of my daughter´s 7th birthday. We were outside picking flowers to decorate the table when [Read More...]

By |2022-03-12T07:22:25-08:00July 8, 2019|Twenty Years Ago|

Garden Visitors

Peter HeffelfingerPhoto: Evelyn Adams by Peter Heffelfinger Over the years I have been fortunate to have the advice and frequent garden visits of a local retired nurseryman, who stays active doing multiple vegetable gardens to supply fresh produce to local churches and nonprofits. We compare notes: his tomatoes [Read More...]

By |2022-03-12T07:21:10-08:00July 8, 2019|Northwest Gardening|
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