Twenty Years Ago

  March 2019

Scudder Pond: The Pond That Almost Wasn’t

Editor’s Note: The pond, located near the corner of Alabama Street and Electric Avenue, is abutted by the city Railroad Trail. In November of 1987, Scudder Pond was donated by Veda Armitage (in memory of her father Mr. Scudder) to … Continue reading

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  February 2019

Lummi Nation Program Restores Salmon Habitat

Since January 2014, Whatcom Watch, has been rerunning articles from issues printed 20 years ago. The below article appeared in the February 1999 issue of Whatcom Watch. During 1998, efforts on multiple fronts were carried out to continue restoration of … Continue reading

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  January 2019

Salmon Recovery Efforts to Be Led by the Lummi Nation and Nooksack Tribe

Since January 2014, Whatcom Watch, has been rerunning articles from issues printed 20 years ago. The below article appeared in the January 1999 issue of Whatcom Watch. In June, 1998, the Lummi Nation, Nooksack Tribe and Whatcom County signed a … Continue reading

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  December 2018

Tribes Reclaim Stolen Lands

Since January 2014, Whatcom Watch has been rerunning articles from issues printed 20 years ago. The below article appeared in the December 1998 issue of Whatcom Watch. Editor’s Note: This story of the transformation of Indian country was written by High … Continue reading

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  October-November 2018

Voluntary Simplicity Drives New Movement

Since January 2014, Whatcom Watch, has been rerunning articles from issues printed 20 years ago. The below article appeared in the October/November 1998 issue of Whatcom Watch. While a graduate school student in the early seventies, I received literature from … Continue reading

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  October-November 2018

When I Was Young

Since January 2014, Whatcom Watch, has been rerunning articles from issues printed 20 years ago. The below article appeared in the October/November 1998 issue of Whatcom Watch. Editor’s Note: If this article were written today, smartphones, the internet and social … Continue reading

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  September 2018

Bellingham Citizens Propose Protecting Lake Whatcom

Since January 2014, Whatcom Watch, has been rerunning articles from issues printed 20 years ago. The below article appeared in the September 1998 issue of Whatcom Watch. An initiative created by input from a large group of Bellingham citizens is … Continue reading

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  August 2018

How Cars Affect the Lake Whatcom Watershed

Since January 2014, Whatcom Watch, has been rerunning articles from issues printed 20 years ago. The below article appeared in the August 1998 issue of Whatcom Watch. Recently, a concerned citizen wrote Whatcom Watch requesting an article on the environmental … Continue reading

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  July 2018

Compassion for Nature

Overly Sensible or Sensitive? An event took place five days ago which involved my wife, and an egg noodle she noticed lying precariously on the laundry room floor. Now if you knew Wanda, you’d be apt to know that anything … Continue reading

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  June 2018

Missing Streams, Uncounted Fish and Ubiquitous Pipes

To celebrate 27 years of publishing Whatcom Watch, we will be printing excerpts from 20 years ago. The article below appeared in the June 1998 issue of Whatcom Watch. Editor’s Note: In 2013, federal court Judge Richardo Martinez ordered the … Continue reading

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