Unsung Heroes

  July 2017

Mary Loquvam and the York Farm

York Farm Staff.                                                  photo: photo: Bob Pescovitz Mary Loquvam was raised in Oakland and later moved to … Continue reading

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  July 2017

poetrywatch

“When power leads man toward arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations. When power narrows the area of man’s concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of existence. When power corrupts, poetry cleanses.” — John F. Kennedy Poetry … Continue reading

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  July 2017

New County Council Districts Explained

Whatcom now has a five-district system to elect the council that governs our county. We will still have seven council members, but we will no longer elect all seven by a vote of the whole county. Each of the five … Continue reading

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  July 2017

Lab Sale Sells Out Patients, Burdens Caregivers

PeaceHealth sold its Whatcom and Skagit County medical labs to Quest Diagnostics of Madison, N.J., in March 2017. This greatly disadvantages Family Care Network (FCN) patients and caregivers, because Quest labs will only automatically share test results with PeaceHealth, not … Continue reading

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