Salmon Streams and Tributaries

  January 2021

Salmon Habitat Restoration Completed in Nooksack River

The last of 127 engineered logjams were placed in the Farmhouse Reach of the North Fork Nooksack River this summer, completing an extensive multiyear salmon habitat restoration project. The reach is between Maple Falls and Deming (closer to Maple Falls). … 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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  January 2021

Time for Fish-Killing Dam to Go

It’s time to get rid of the Electron Hydroelectric Dam on the Puyallup River that has been killing salmon, steelhead, bull trout and other fish for more than a century. The dam is so old that it escapes most regulatory … Continue reading

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  January 2021

Bellingham City Council

Action Taken at November 9, 2020 Meeting Mayor’s Report: The mayor announced two appointments to the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board. The board provides recommendations on plans and programs designed to enable the Department of Parks and Recreation to maintain … Continue reading

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  January 2021

Port of Bellingham Commission

Action Taken at November 3, 2020 Meeting Shall the commission: 95. Authorize the executive director to sign an agreement with Sanitary Service Company for a remedial design investigation at the Central Waterfront site? The contract to perform the work was … Continue reading

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  January 2021

Whatcom County Council

Action Taken at November 10, 2020 Meeting Shall the council: 210. Authorize the executive to sign a $131,000 contract (amendment #1) to reimburse the Whatcom Family YMCA? The Whatcom Family YMCA operates 22 childcare sites within the county, providing all-day … Continue reading

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