Twenty Years Ago

  May 2017

Are Environmentalists Shooting Themselves in the Foot?

To celebrate 26 years of publishing Whatcom Watch, we are printing excerpts from 20 years ago. The excerpt below is from the May 1997 issue of Whatcom Watch. Editor’s Note: Bob Keller died in February 2017. A long-time contributor to … Continue reading

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  May 2017

Algorithms Can Treat Physician Fallibility

Part I Yes, physicians are fallible. They are human, just like you and me. And the intense pressure of their profession often flaws and distracts their thinking despite their best efforts to be clinical. In fact, half of all physicians … Continue reading

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  May 2017

Great Tomatoes

Growing tomatoes in the Maritime Northwest can be a challenge, even with the warmer summer temperatures of the past few years. Tropical plants native to South America, tomatoes struggle with our more temperate, though sunny and dry, summers. For the … Continue reading

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  May 2017

Character The Content of Bellingham’s Neighborhoods Part II

This article was first posted on nwcitizen.com on April 11, 2017 Editor’s Note: From here forward, Whatcom Watch will allow authors to offer a rebuttal to an article critical of their article in the same issue. Correcting Misconceptions For the … Continue reading

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  May 2017

Clarification for Real Change Vendors

To the Editor: I want to express my deep appreciation to Kathryn Fentress and Whatcom Watch for featuring Real Change for Whatcom County in its April edition. As we prepare to welcome Real Change News vendors to Whatcom County, we … Continue reading

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  May 2017

Birding on Bikes

A few years back, one of the field trips that I offered through the North Cascades Audubon Society was called Birds on Bikes. While the title evoked a few chuckles, it was a great way to spend time looking for … Continue reading

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