Being Frank

  April 2019

Puget Sound Is Not a Sewer

We must stop treating Puget Sound like a sewer if we are going to restore the fish, shellfish, wildlife and other natural resources it supports. That’s why we are urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to stand strong in … Continue reading

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  April 2019

Surviving a Winter Storm

During the two weeks of snow cover in February, it was a welcome sight to find winter-hardy flowers and frost-resistant vegetables surviving our mild martime version of a “polar vortex.” The saving grace for the plants was the absence of … Continue reading

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  April 2019

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 Do … Continue reading

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  April 2019

Bellingham City Council

Action Taken at February 11, 2019 Meeting Shall the council: 23. Spend $100,000 to purchase a three-quarter acre property located in the Lake Whatcom Watershed? The Rosalie A. Anderson property is approximately three-quarters of an acre located off Lake Whatcom … Continue reading

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  April 2019

Port of Bellingham Commission

Action Taken at February 5, 2019 Meeting Shall the commission: 15. Implement the Intergovernmental Framework (agreement #2) with the Lummi Nation? At the 8/4/2009 meeting, vote #124, the commission approved agreement #1. That agreement set up goals and objectives aimed … Continue reading

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  April 2019

Whatcom County Council

Action Taken at January 15, 2019 Meeting Shall the council: 1. Authorize the executive to sign a $456,939 contract (amendment #2) with Pioneer Human Services? At the 12/6/2016 meeting, vote #234, the council voted to enter into a contract with … Continue reading

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