Twenty Years Ago

  August 2021

How We Can Save the Salish Sea

Since January 2014, Whatcom Watch has been rerunning articles from issues printed 20 years ago. The below article appeared in the August 2001 issue of Whatcom Watch. ______________________ I was recently asked to give the League of Women Voters a … Continue reading

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  July 2021

Mercury Contamination Threatens Health of Lake Whatcom

Since January 2014, Whatcom Watch has been rerunning articles from issues printed 20 years ago. The below article appeared in the July 2001 issue of Whatcom Watch. Editor’s Note: Part I can be read at: http://www.whatcomwatch.org/old_issues/v10i6.  html#story1. The following article … Continue reading

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  April 2021

Port Comment Periods Draw a Variety of Complaints

Since January 2014, Whatcom Watch has been rerunning articles from issues printed 20 years ago. The below article appeared in the April 2001 issue of Whatcom Watch. Accountability, Carpenter Wages At the February 20, 2001 comment period two people spoke. … Continue reading

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  April 2021

Gift Transforms Lumber Mill Into Park

Since January 2014, Whatcom Watch has been rerunning articles from issues printed 20 years ago. The below article appeared in the April 2001 issue of Whatcom Watch. Editor’s Note: This was the ninth in a series examining Bellingham’s parks. It … Continue reading

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  January 2021

WWU Emerges as a National Leader in Innovative Car Design

Since January 2014, Whatcom Watch has been rerunning articles from issues printed 20 years ago. The below article appeared in the January 2001 issue of Whatcom Watch. Editor’s Note: For a history on Viking series cars ,go to: https://vri.wwu.edu/viking-series-cars-history.  The … Continue reading

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  December 2020

Post Point’s Great Blue Heron Colony: Balancing Wildlife Needs With a Growing Community

Since January 2014, Whatcom Watch has been rerunning articles from issues printed 20 years ago. The below article appeared in the December 2000 issue of Whatcom Watch. Editor’s Note: The purchase of the property by the city of Bellingham to … Continue reading

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  July 2020

Monarch Butterflies – Glass Cages and Biotech Corn

Since January 2014, Whatcom Watch has been rerunning articles from issues printed 20 years ago. The below article appeared in the July 2000 issue of Whatcom Watch. Monarchs, America’s beautiful, magnificent migratory butterflies, are in trouble. Their winter habitat in … Continue reading

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  June 2020

Life Returns to Whatcom Creek: One Year After the Pipeline Explosion

Editor’s Note: For an article on the Whatcom Creek pipeline fire, go to: http://www.whatcomwatch.org/old_issues/v8i7.html#story1. The below article is abbreviated; for the entire article go to:   http://www.whatcomwatch.org/old_issues/v9i6.html#story8   Flash Fire The June 10, 1999, pipeline rupture spouted a deluge of gasoline … Continue reading

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  May 2020

Where the Ocean Meets the Land

Since January 2014, Whatcom Watch has been rerunning articles from issues printed 20 years ago. The below article appeared in the May 2000 issue of Whatcom Watch. Last month, we reprinted part five of a six-part series titled “Hot Water: … Continue reading

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  April 2020

Forests: Outrun by Climate Change

Since January 2014, Whatcom Watch has been rerunning articles from issues printed 20 years ago. The below article appeared in the April 2000 issue of Whatcom Watch. Below is part five of a six-part series on climate change that Whatcom … Continue reading

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