Category Archives: Local Issue

Oh Mothballs!

Wally Wonders Why has currently been mothballed indefinitely.   Comments have been closed, but previously published posts will remain available for the foreseeable future.

It’s the water, and a lot more

That’s what we got up in Ferndale during the last year, water and a whole lot more.  That is a lot of minerals, scale, bad taste, maybe some manganese, calcium…a lot like Olympia bear of old, but better tasting than …

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Right Size Jail

What is the right size jail for Whatcom County? We need bigger prisons in general, not because we are going to lock up more people for petty crimes, but because about 20 years ago we as a society decided that …

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Just Say No to the City of Ferndale – Part 2: How small towns like Ferndale contribute to the decline of our nation.

Original Post Feb 20, 2012 “I have long been concerned by the ability of our nation’s runaway spending and debt to weaken our national security, and now we are starting to see the real consequences.  The President’s failure to tackle …

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2010 Election: History making or not?

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Nope, not a misprint, rather a reprint.  I was listening to the Morning Show on KGMI with Patti Brooks this morning and heard one of the Whatcom Democrats officers call in and aside from a little partisan bashing I was …

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Is it Money or What?

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Check Below for recent Updates   Original Post from July 31, 2012 It’s got to be something that keeps the Bellingham Herald referring to the City of Bellingham Initiative No. 2012-2 concerning the people’s right of self-government as “coal train …

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