Cover Story

  May 2024

The Day Bellingham ‘Lost Its Innocence’

by Meghan Fenwick Longtime Bellingham residents remember it well: At 5:02 p.m. on June 10, 1999, the summer evening sky darkened. Across the city, residents stepped outside to witness the 30,000-foot-tall wall of smoke erupting from Whatcom Falls Park. On … Continue reading

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  April 2024

The Boldt Decision 50 Years On

by Dan Raas Editor’s Note: Whatcom Watch has entered a cooperative agreement with Salish Current. When possible, we will share each other’s content. Salish Current, an online-only news organization, covers the North Sound area. The 50th anniversary of the landmark … Continue reading

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  April 2024

“Boldt at 50” – Event Talking Points

by Jeff Riedinger Editor’s Note: An acquaintance of mine, Jeff Riedinger, told me when we were kids his grandfather was Judge George Boldt, an esteemed judge in the Tacoma area. When the Boldt Decision occurred in 1974, I remembered my … Continue reading

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  September 2023

We’ll Miss Terry Weschler

We were sad to discover Terry Weschler passed away on July 6, 2023. We at Whatcom Watch would like to express our appreciation for the work and assistance Terry Wechsler provided.  She wrote 18 articles for Whatcom Watch during the … Continue reading

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  May 2017

Celebrating Twenty-five Years

With the April 2017 issue of Whatcom Watch the paper completed twenty-five years of publishing. We would like to take this opportunity to thank our long-time subscribers and advertisers. The below dates are the years our current contributors started subscribing … Continue reading

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