Twenty Years Ago

  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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  December 2020

Supporting a Variety of Enriching Activities

                                                                 Editor’s Note: There are over 100 organizations in … Continue reading

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  December 2020

How Cascadian Corporations Stack Up on Climate

Rating the Climate Claims and Actions of Alaska Airlines, Albertsons, Amazon and Boeing This article was first published at sightline.org. https://www.sightline.org/2020/09/21/how-cascadian-corporations-stack-up-on-climate/ When Amazon announced that its new professional hockey arena in Seattle would be called “Climate Pledge Arena,” it was … Continue reading

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  December 2020

Bellingham City Council

Action Taken at September 28, 2020 Meeting Update on Covid-19 Response: Whatcom County case rates have gone up; some are cases from a long-term care facility. The Health Department has received more funds from the CARES Act. They have about … Continue reading

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  December 2020

City Plans to Cap White Toxic Mounds

In 1992, a person walking along the water on Cornwall Beach (located at the south end of Cornwall Avenue in Bellingham) made a startling discovery: glass blood vials, plastic syringes and other medical refuse. The subsequent investigation by the Department … Continue reading

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