Letter to the Editor

  April 2017

Hold the Name Calling

To the editor: We value Whatcom Watch for providing information and perspectives on Whatcom County concerns that are not available elsewhere, and have been supporters for a number of years. I am concerned about the tone of the articles written … Continue reading

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  April 2017

Museum Sponsorship Questioned

To the editor: I would like to share my disappointment in the leadership of the Whatcom Museum. Upon recently seeing the Winter Catalog (Vol 14, No 1), I was troubled and saddened by the picture showing big smiles and ready … Continue reading

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  April 2017

Keep the FBI and NSA Accountable

To the editor: It seems some modern spyware make symptoms of mental illness into real possibilities. I read an article in mainstream media about an ex-serviceman who shot a bunch of people because he could no longer stand the pressure … Continue reading

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  March 2017

Don’t Just Watch

To the Editor, We need to do more than Just Watch: be done with the entertainment. The Trump Administration is an enlarging, stinking Caecum of Lies, constipating the guts of the U.S. Government; while the media is gorging itself on … Continue reading

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  February 2017

Listen, Don’t Scream

To the Editor, I did not vote in this election since neither candidate gave my conscience enough comfort. I now feel a small elation that Donald Trump has blown a hole through the corruption of our present regimes, allowing fresh … Continue reading

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  February 2017

Seek Common Ground

To the Editor, I see the same facts as Michael Riordan, (front page, January 2017) but come away with a much different lesson. Based on the numbers in the same issue of Whatcom Watch, 37 percent of voters in Whatcom … Continue reading

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  December 2016

TPP is About Protectionism

To the editor: Those who favor the domination of multinational corporations claim that the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which will be voted on soon, is about free trade. To the extent that there are some provisions about trade, the TPP is protectionist, … Continue reading

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  December 2016

Redefining Chuckanut

To the editor: What is the original meaning of the word “Chuckanut”? The highlighted box “Defining Chuckanut” in the October/November 2016 Whatcom Watch fails in its attempt to answer this question. The item begins with a correct statement: “The term … Continue reading

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  Oct/Nov 2016

Blanchard State Forest May Be Logged

To the Editor: Bellingham’s proximity to outdoor areas is undoubtedly one our city’s most beloved advantages. Blanchard State Forest, located just south of Bellingham, is one of the most scenic places around. However, this forest is now being threatened by … Continue reading

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