Housing

  April 2019

Rescuing ALL of the Homeless

I interviewed Markis Dee and JC Mansfield, who helped find and transport homeless people to shelter in Bellingham during the weeks of freezing weather in February, and going into March of 2019. So many were escorted to shelter by the … Continue reading

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  February 2019

HomesNOW! Winter Haven Tent Community

After working on a project with HomesNOW! (Homes for the Homeless NOW, Not Later) for some time now, I’ve noticed how quickly this group of volunteers, now a 501(c)(3), is making progress on its goal of ending homelessness one person … Continue reading

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  February 2019

Samish Station: New Student Housing

The Samish Station “boutique” student housing will be completed in the Samish urban village area. Geared toward students, construction on the Samish Station housing project is underway by Genetic Electric, LLC, and residents should be moving in fall 2019, according … Continue reading

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  May 2017

Character The Content of Bellingham’s Neighborhoods Part II

This article was first posted on nwcitizen.com on April 11, 2017 Editor’s Note: From here forward, Whatcom Watch will allow authors to offer a rebuttal to an article critical of their article in the same issue. Correcting Misconceptions For the … Continue reading

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  April 2017

A Different Take on Neighborhood Character

The front page article entitled “Character —The Content of Bellingham’s Neighborhoods” by Dick Conoboy (Whatcom Watch, February 2017) had some inaccurate statements. I would like to address those so accurate information is used when considering the options for the future … Continue reading

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  March 2017

Yes to Housing, Yes to People, Yes to Sustainability

It is no secret that working people and families are struggling to find safe, affordable and quality homes in Bellingham. As young renters in the community, we wish to share our stories and perspectives on the shared housing challenge we … Continue reading

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