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 Want [Read More...]

By |2022-03-11T16:38:11-08:00September 9, 2019|poetrywatch|

A Meeting About Protecting Lake Whatcom

by April Markiewicz and Laura Weiss Interested in protecting, preserving, and restoring Lake Whatcom, our community’s primary source of drinking water? Please join us at the downtown Community Food Co-op Connections Building (405 E. Holly St.) classroom on Wednesday, September 4, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. People for Lake Whatcom [Read More...]

By |2022-03-11T16:39:12-08:00September 9, 2019|Water|

5G Is Coming to Bellingham

by Leslie Shankman 5G, the fifth generation of cellular technology, is headed to Bellingham. From July through December of 2018, the city of Bellingham went through the process of creating regulations for the deployment of small cell telecommunication facilities in the city rights-of-way. These regulations were created as a new [Read More...]

By |2022-03-11T16:28:57-08:00September 9, 2019|Cover Story|

A Garden Visitor

Peter HeffelfingerPhoto: Evelyn Adams by Peter Heffelfinger I recently invited a retired entomolgy professor, Bob Gara, from whom I had recently taken several courses at the Anacortes Senior College, to tour my garden. He had previously identified from a photo the flying beetles on a Russian thistle plant [Read More...]

By |2022-03-11T16:43:20-08:00September 9, 2019|Northwest Gardening|

Grizzly Bear Restoration

Grizzly bear mother and cubs, British Columbia. photo: Jeremey Williams / Conservation Northwest by Conservation Northwest Staff In 2014, the National Park Service, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife began a new, multiyear Environmental Impact Statement planning process for restoring [Read More...]

By |2022-03-11T16:44:38-08:00September 9, 2019|Wildlife|

Grizzly Comment Period Reopened

Grizzly bear cubs playing, British Columbia.           photo: Jeremey Williams / Conservation Northwest by Conservation Northwest Staff The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Park Service announced they would restart the process to complete the Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) that is intended to [Read More...]

By |2022-03-11T16:45:45-08:00September 9, 2019|Wildlife|
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