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Post Point Renovations

This lagoon is located between the Post Point plant and Bellingham Bay. photo courtesy: Coastal Geologic Services of Bellingham Editor’s Note: This  is an excerpt from an article by Giovanni Roverso  about anaerobic digesters and the Post Point plant that appeared in the September 2020 issue of Whatcom [Read More...]

By |2022-03-08T06:39:52-08:00December 31, 2021|Cover Story|

Port of Bellingham Commission

Compiled by Bill McCallum Action Taken at September 7, 2021 Meeting Shall the commission: 103. Approve a terminal services agreement (amendment #6) with the state of Alaska? The original terminal service agreement began in 1989. The agreement with the Alaska ferry (Alaska Marine Highway System) includes staffing for ticketing, reservations, [Read More...]

By |2022-03-07T20:14:56-08:00December 31, 2021|Watching Government|

Habitat Is the Largest Nonprofit Builder in the World

Editor’s Note: There are over 100 organizations in Whatcom County working to provide supportive services to those experiencing chronic poverty and its associated effects: addiction, homelessness, incarceration, mental illness, and unemployment. Whatcom Watch believes these organizations often labor unnoticed by citizens — this column is designed to add daylight to [Read More...]

By |2022-03-08T06:42:27-08:00December 31, 2021|Community Service Providers|

Hatchery Fish Are Treaty Fish

by Lisa Wilson Lisa Wilson Tribal treaty rights are being attacked by so-called conservation groups that threaten legal action against our hatcheries. Hatchery production is an essential part of salmon recovery. Along with harvest, habitat and hydropower, it is one of the four Hs that fisheries managers keep [Read More...]

By |2022-03-07T20:11:02-08:00December 31, 2021|Being Frank|

Alexandra Morton’s Latest Book

by Kathleen Grimbly   Not on My Watch  How a Renegade Whale Biologist Took on Governments and Industry to Save Wild Salmon   by Alexandra Morton Random House Canada, 2021 384 pages, hardcover, $26.00 ISBN-13: 978-0735279667 Northern Vancouver Island — mid-1980s: On a kayak trip in the orca-rich Broughton Archipelago/Johnstone [Read More...]

By |2022-03-08T06:45:40-08:00December 31, 2021|Book Review|

Are You Ready for Winter?

by Joe Meche Bald eaglephoto: Joe Meche With all things considered, we felt that winter was not far away when we crossed the North Cascades after a birthday weekend in Winthrop. The eastbound trip over the mountains and the first day in the Methow Valley held promise for [Read More...]

By |2022-03-07T20:09:30-08:00December 31, 2021|Beaks and Bills|

Soliciting Articles for Publication

  Whatcom Watch editor Sally Hewitt. As the editor of Whatcom Watch, I’m constantly on the lookout for new writers and oftensolicit articles for publication. This month, we’re putting out the call for experienced writers. Whatcom Watch has no reporters per se and is mainly a volunteer organization. [Read More...]

By |2021-12-31T08:37:35-08:00December 31, 2021|Journalism|
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