Twenty Years Ago

  December 2020

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

by David M. Schmalz 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 … Continue reading

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  July 2020

Monarch Butterflies – Glass Cages and Biotech Corn

by Al Hanners 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 … Continue reading

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  June 2020

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

by Tiffany Campbell 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 … Continue reading

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  May 2020

Where the Ocean Meets the Land

by Patrick Mazza 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 … Continue reading

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  April 2020

Forests: Outrun by Climate Change

by Patrick Mazza 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 … Continue reading

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  February 2020

United We Stand, Divided We Fall

  Since January 2014, Whatcom Watch has been rerunning articles from issues printed 20 years ago. The below article appeared in the February 2000 issue of Whatcom Watch. Editor’s Note: In March 1999, The Initiative Group filed an initiative with … Continue reading

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  September 2019

The Environment: A Legacy Each of Us Will Leave for Generations to Come

by Kelli Linville Since January 2014, Whatcom Watch has been rerunning articles from issues printed 20 years ago. The below article appeared in the August/September 1999 issue of Whatcom Watch. First off, let me say that I firmly believe we … Continue reading

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  August 2019

Pact Gains Added Cherry Point Protection

by David M. Schmalz Since January 2014, Whatcom Watch, has been rerunning articles from issues printed 20 years ago. The below article appeared in the August/September 1999 issue of Whatcom Watch. Editor’s Note: August/September 1999 was the first issue reporting … Continue reading

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  July 2019

Whatcom Creek Restoration

by Nicole C. Oliver Editor’s Note: This is an abbreviated version of the article. To read the full article go to: http://www.whatcomwatch.org/old_issues/v8i7.html#story1. The Olympic Pipe Line explosion happened on June 10, 1999, on the afternoon of my daughter´s 7th birthday. … Continue reading

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  June 2019

Infectious Medical Waste Issue to be Decided by Voters

by Barbara Brenner Since January 2014, Whatcom Watch, has been rerunning articles from issues printed 20 years ago. The below article appeared in the June 1999 issue of Whatcom Watch. Editor’s Note: Initiative 1-99 was passed at the November 2, … Continue reading

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