January 2016

Bellinghamsters Find Signs of Protest in British Columbia

Traveling in northern B.C. this summer, my husband and I were heartened to see First Nations and others sharing our environmental concerns. Based on these protest signs, it is clear that residents do not want the risk of big tankers … Continue reading

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  January 2016

Kurt Prassé and Bellingham Repair Café

Kurt Prassé, a native of Austria, has lived on four continents and moved to Bellingham this year. He has a three-year-old son who lives with him half time and he is in the process of rebuilding a house in the … Continue reading

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  January 2016

Cold Weather Birding

When the beginning of the year rolls around, there is no need to put away your binoculars and bird books, just because the weather has changed dramatically from idyllic to challenging. In the overall scheme of things, we might prefer … Continue reading

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  January 2016

WW Readers, and Writers, are an “Intelligent Bunch”

Dear Editor, I appreciate your recent front page article on the environmental threat posed by navy military training on the Olympic peninsula (see Whatcom Watch, Dec. 2015, “A Threat to our Neighbors’ Environment,” by Bruce Radtke.) This is an important … Continue reading

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  January 2016

Special Doc Screening in Bellingham

Whatcom Watch is collaborating with Pickford Film Center (PFC), Bellingham’s independent movie house, to show “Frame By Frame” (85 minutes runtime) on Thurs., January 28, at 6:30 p.m. PFC is located at 1318 Bay Street in Bellingham. “Frame by Frame,” … Continue reading

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  January 2016

Preserve Independent Media in the US and Abroad

On Jan. 7, 2015, while in Paris visiting a fellow American journalist, I was as shocked as the rest of the world when an Islamist terrorist group attacked the offices of the Charlie Hebdo newspaper killing 12 people. My friend … Continue reading

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  January 2016

Ready for Important “Hidden” Voting

Whatcom Conservation District Board Holds Election Citizens get ready to activate. All Whatcom County registered voters are responsible for electing a Supervisor Board Position to the Whatcom Conservation District (WCD). This district represents one of the first agencies responsible for … Continue reading

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