December 2018

Plastic Pollution Comes Home to Our Beaches

On  September 15, 2018, this beach cleanup crew worked at Locust Beach.   photo: Ron Kleinknecht by Ron Kleinknecht Part 1 On a gray September morning, about 50 Bellinghamsters from infants to octogenarians trudged along Locust Beach under leaky skies carrying buckets, reusable plastic bags, grabbers and recording charts. [Read More...]

By |2022-03-14T08:22:05-07:00December 9, 2018|Cover Story|

To Help Orcas, Eat Chinook

Lorraine Loomis by Lorraine Loomis Don’t stop eating or serving chinook salmon if you want to help recover Southern Resident Killer Whales. It might make you feel better for a while, but it accomplishes little and makes recovering chinook even harder, by devastating the livelihoods of fishermen and [Read More...]

By |2022-03-14T08:26:20-07:00December 9, 2018|Being Frank|
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